Alia Bhatt Suffers Burns at Award Show

New Delhi:   Actress Alia Bhatt sustained burns on her arms from a firecracker while performing at the Big Screen Awards in Mumbai on Sunday. The actress was reportedly given first-aid and rushed to a nearby hospital. (Also Read: Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt’s Film Begins Work in January, KJo ‘Excited’)

alia bhatAlia thanked her fans for their concern in a Twitter post today and assured them of her well-being.

The actress, however, did not divulge any details about the incident. The Times of India had earlier reported that the mishap occurred when Alia tried to shield her face from the firecracker ‘as it hurled itself in her direction’. “She sustained burns on her left elbow and also suffered bruises on the forearm. She was in a lot of pain but still managed to complete her recording,” the article stated.

Pictures of the actress on her way to hospital found their way online and clearly show burns on her arm.

Alia Bhatt, who was last seen in Shaandaar opposite Shahid Kapoor, is currently filming Kapoor and Sons and Udta Punjab. She also stars in director Gauri Shinde’s next film opposite Shah Rukh Khan.

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