Actor Rahul Roy, best known for starring in the 1990 musical blockbuster Aashiqui, has suffered a brain stroke and is recuperating at a hospital here, a family source said.
- The actor suffered a stroke during the shooting of a film
- Rahul Roy was shooting for a project in Kargil and was rushed to Mumbai.
- He is known for his role in the 1990 hit film ‘Aashiqui’.
- The 52-year-old actor is currently in the ICU of Nanavati Hospital.
Actor Rahul Roy, the star of Mahesh Bhatt’s 1990 hit film Aashiqui, suffered a brain stroke while shooting for his film LAC – Live The Battle in Kargil.
According to a report, the 52-year-old actor was brought back to Mumbai and is currently admitted to the Nanavati hospital, where he is in the ICU.
“It was extreme weather conditions that caused the stroke. He was rushed from Kargil to Srinagar and then to the Nanavati Hospital,” Indian Express quoted a source as saying. Meanwhile, the actor’s brother Romeer confirmed the news and told Indian Express that Rahul Roy is “recovering.”
Rahul Roy: All you need to know about the Aashiqui star
Rahul Roy gains popularity at the age of 22 after starring in Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Aashiqui’ opposite actress Anu Agarwal.
After ‘Aashiqui’, he signed films like ‘Junoon’, ‘Pyaar Ka Saaya’, ‘Ghazab Tamasha’, ‘Ghazab Tamasha’, ‘Sapne Sajan Ke’, ‘Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee’ among others. After 2001’s ‘Afsana Dilwalon Ka’, Rahul Roy took a break of four years before returning to the silver screen in 2005 with ‘Meri Aashiqui’.
In 2006, Rahul Roy participated and won the first season of the reality show Bigg Boss. Apart from acting, Rahul Roy also ventured into filmmaking and started his production company Rahul Roy Productions.
the film LAC also features former Bigg Boss 14 contestant Nishant Singh Malkhani. The film is being directed by Nitin Kumar Gupta and it is being co-produced by Chitra Vakil Sharma and Nivedita Basu.
In the film, the Aashiqui actor plays the role of a colonel while Nishant stars in the lead role. The film’s crew was in Kargil for a 17-day shoot. They reportedly had two more days to go when Rahul’s health condition deteriorated.