Bollywood & South Asian Film

Shreyas Talpade’s wife shares how Akshay Kumar helped after actor’s heart attack

Shreyas Talpade’s wife shares how Akshay Kumar helped after actor’s heart attack

It was a few months back that actor
Shreyas Talpade suffered a cardiac arrest
. The actor was revived by doctors with CPR and even electric shock.

Now, in a recent interview, his wife Deepti revealed how Ahmed Khan and his wife visited the actor in the hospital where he was admitted late at night to be beside her. She also added that Akshay Kumar was constantly connected to her over call.

Speaking to ABP Majha Katta, Deepti Talpade revealed “Akshay Kumar kept calling me and asked, ‘Deepti should we shift him? You tell, we will shift him to a different hospital.’ He again called me in the morning and said, ‘let me please see him for two minutes. I just want to see him.’ I said, ‘you can come whenever you want.’ Hindi and Marathi film industry was there that day for us.”

She also said, “When the news broke out, Shreyas’ director Ahmed Khan and his wife came to the hospital at 11 pm at night. They were with me.” Shreays Talpade had just wrapped up the shoot of ‘Welcome to the Jungle’, which features Akshay
had told ETimes, “I was never hospitalised before in my life, not even for a fracture so I didn’t see this coming. Don’t take your health for granted. Jaan hai toh Jahaan hai. An experience like this changes your perspective towards life. I started doing theatre at 16, became a professional actor at 20. For the past 28 years, I have just been focussing on my career. We take our families for granted. We think we have time. As a nation, we are not high on preventive care.”

Shreyas Talpade and Akshay Kumar had worked in the films like ‘Housefull 2’, ‘Joker’, ‘De Dana Dan’.

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