New Delhi, Oct 11: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has already emerged as the living legend of the film industry. And, in his long career many incidents took place but one thing that no one can forget was the incident that took place at the sets of Coolie. The incident could have proved fatal for the actor but fortunately, he defeated it and came back victorious from the clutches of death.
It has been 36 years since the accident took place and it was just like a re-birth for the actor and therefore, the actor has turned 36 years old in a way.
On the fatal day of July 26, 1982, Big B suffered major injuries while shooting for a fight sequence with Puneet Issar.
Some years back, Amitabh shared an anecdote related to the incident. According to reports, while interacting with the media a few years ago, he said that just a night before the 26thof July, he got a call from Smita Patil who asked him not to go for the shoot the next day. She had a premonition something fatal was waiting to happen. The actor refused to stall the shoot, went for the scene and was massively hurt immediately as the action sequence began. He had to land on a wooden table but lost balance. He was immediately rushed to the hospital. Doctors gave their best to treat him but for a few seconds, Big B was declared ‘Clinically Dead’! Fate had other plans, though. The actor regained consciousness and defeated death on the 2nd of August, 1982.
Fans all over the globe are remembering the day by wishing Big B as Happy Rebirth Day. Big B took to social media to thank everyone who prayed for him when he was fighting for his life.He took to his Twitter account and thanked everyone for the prayers and support that were showered on him that became his pillars of strength and survival.