"I can neither turn left nor right. At least it's helping me to see straight," he jokes, spirit as intact as ever. "Getting injured during a shot or while exercising is no big deal. That in itself wouldn't have been much of a problem since I'm not working these days... Some rest, and I'd have been okay. But there's a problem... I've to dance, and dance fairly vigorously at an awards night on Saturday."
Shahid's elaborate act requires him to be brought on stage in a harness doing a 45-degree turn. The doctors have advised Shahid against it. "But a commitment is a commitment. And I can't back out. I'm taking injections and undergoing vigorous physio-therapy. On Saturday I'll take pain-killer injections and go on stage," promises Shahid who's just received the first best-actor nomination for the year in Vivah.
"Now that's a performance I am really proud of. It didn't require me to do anything bravura. If it still got me noticed I must be doing something right.
Sanju baba in love again!
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