Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif collapsed on the sets of Farah Khan's film Tees Maar Khan due to stomach ache and was immediately put on intravenous drip, says a media report.
Katrina, the report says, has been under the weather over the past few months. After several trips to the hospital for ailments as varied as backaches and stomach aches, the actress is now down with low blood pressure.
The actress is currently shooting in Malshej Ghat for Farah Khan's Tees Maar Khan opposite Akshay Kumar. Says a source from the sets, "Yesterday, Kat was to shoot for an important sequence. Co-stars Akshay Kumar and Akshaye Khanna were also available and it was imperative that the sequence be canned that day."
For the next three hours, panic prevailed on location.
Says the source, “No one knew quite what to do since the medical facilities in Malshej were hardly adequate. Akshay quickly called up Mumbai and a doctor was rushed to Malshej. By the time he arrived, Katrina was feeling better, though weak. Farah suggested they cancel her shooting for the day, but Katrina insisted on shooting in the second-half of the day's schedule.”
The reason given by the doctor for her sudden collapse was exertion and lack of sleep. Katrina has been advised to take it easy.
Her spokesperson confirmed the incident. “Katrina was unwell on Wednesday morning. She has been advised some rest. Of late she has been going through tremendous work stress travelling in and out of Mumbai.”
Adds the source, "In the middle of one of the scenes, Katrina fainted, alarming the unit and her co-stars. Farah and the production team swung into action, and called up one Dr Neeta from Breach Candy and had her flown down to the location on the outskirts of Mumbai."
A source close to Katrina reveals, "Kat has been shooting endlessly and travelling for her endorsement commercials and other film projects. She was immediately put on a saline drip and has further been advised strict bedrest. The extreme heat on location didn't help matters much and caused severe exhaustion to the actress."
Katrina confirms, "It's okay, I just collapsed. I'm fine now. Farah and Akshay called the doctor for me. It's nothing serious... just low blood pressure because of the heat."