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Concussion, vertigo: Harshvardhan Kapoor’s injuries on Mirzya sets

Harshvardhan Kapoor, while performing action stunts in the film, suffered a concussion to the head due to which he’s developed vertigo. He also got a major blow to his ear during shooting the climax, affecting his hearing.

bollywood Updated: Sep 30, 2016 07:57 IST
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Harshvardhan says it took him 18 months to become an accomplished rider and an archer.
Harshvardhan says it took him 18 months to become an accomplished rider and an archer.

Harshvardhan Kapoor is making his much-awaited acting debut in Rakeysh Omprakasha Mehra’s Mirzya, co-starring Saiyami Kher, next month. The actor will be seen performing high-octane stunts in the film. However, he didn’t expect what came along with the action sequences. He met with injuries while performing some of the acts.

A source says, “While shooting for a sequence, Harshvardhan suffered a concussion. Also, he received a major blow near one of his ears during the climax shot. It has affected his hearing and Harshvardhan is currently undergoing treatment for it.”

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When contacted Harshvardhan says, “I had a concussion because I accidentally landed on the back of my head during a scuffle sequence. It took 18 months to go from being a non-rider, to an accomplished rider, and an archer. It also took time to physically transform for both characters.”