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Varun Dhawan faints on Street Dancer 3D set, still pulls off 18-hour shoot

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 27 July 2019, 10:01 PM
Varun Dhawan pulls off 18-hour shoot despite fainting on sets. (Image: Instagram)
Varun Dhawan pulls off 18-hour shoot despite fainting on sets. (Image: Instagram)

Varun Dhawan is currently busy prepping up for his next release, Street Dancer 3D. The film is said to be a dance film unlike any other, has been in the works for the last six months. Varun and his co-star Shraddha Kapoor have been going through intense dance practice sessions. Varun recently pulled off an 18-hour shift while shooting for the film until he fainted due to low blood pressure.

According to a report in Mid-Day, Varun was battling with cold and fever for a long time and wanted to wrap up the film before July 26. "Varun was battling with cold and fever for a long time, but continued to shoot nonetheless, well aware that his portions had to be wrapped up before July 26. On Tuesday, he was to film a gruelling dance sequence with his co-actors. Following intense prep, he was shooting for the number when he got dizzy and fainted," a source told the newspaper.

"An alarmed Remo (D' Souza- Street Dancer 3D director) sir immediately called for the doctor, who diagnosed Varun with low blood pressure and advised him bed rest for few days. Naturally, Remo sir called off the shoot for the next two days," the source added.

However, Varun returned to the sets just after a day’s rest. ''Knowing that they had lost out on a day, Varun told Remo sir that he would do a double shift. He reported to the set at 1 pm and worked till 7 am on Friday morning,'' confirmed the source.

Earlier, Varun had refused to take a break when he injured his knees during the dance rehearsals of his upcoming film Street Dancer 3D. Meanwhile, Shraddha Kapoor also twisted her ankle while rehearsing for the film.

Directed by Remo D' Souza, Street Dancer 3D will hit the screens on January 24, 2020.

First Published: Saturday, July 27, 2019 07:25 PM
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