A chartered flight carrying Salman Khan"s friends and family
including Arbaaz, Sohail and David Dhawan to Dubai on Thursday for
his Being Human concert had to be delayed by almost an hour, as
Sajid Nadiadwala suddenly fell ill.
Apparently, there was alarm and panic on-board. A doctor had to
be rushed to the flight. On examining him, the doctor announced
that Sajid was not fit to travel and was advised to de-board.
Salman"s flight had to leave without Sajid.
News of the Housefull producer"s sudden illness spread like
wildfire in the industry. After repeated attempts to contact him,
Sajid finally answered the phone on Friday afternoon.
Sounding pale and weak the producer said, “It was a condition I
had been trying to suppress for some time now with antibiotics.
Apparently, the antibiotics turned hostile on me and I didn"t even
know it. On Thursday, when I was ready to take off for Dubai with
Salman, I suddenly had an acute pain in my stomach. I just couldn"t
The doctor got him off the flight and suggested a series of
complicated tests. Says Sahid, “Apparently, my white blood-cell
count has shot up at an alarming rate. That needs to be checked
immediately. Now, I"m completely house-bound and bed-ridden for
Has this sudden withdrawal from Salman"s entourage miffed the
star? “Not at all!", protest Sajid. “In fact he was the most
concerned and persuaded me to stay back."