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Amitabh Bachchan Gets a Third Life on August 2; Recovers From COVID-19 and Coolie Accident on Same Day 38 Years Apart

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Amitabh Bachchan gets a third life. The good news must have found its way to you by now that the Deewar actor has recovered from COVID-19. The actor was tested negative and was discharged from Nanavati Hospital, where he was admitted since July 11. Today’s date, August 2, already holds an important meaning for the Bachchans. As fate would have it, 38 years ago Amitabh had recovered from his potentially-fatal injuries suffered on Coolie sets on August 2. Destiny.

Amitabh was performing a fight scene with Puneet Issar on 26 July,1982. A slight miscalculation led to Puneet landing a real punch which led to a splenic rupture. Amitabh was admitted to a hospital, where he fought for his life and the entire nation was praying for him. He recovered from danger on August 2.

On August 2, in 2019, Amitabh had recalled the fateful night he recovered from the Coolie accident. “Many are they that remember this day with love and respect and with prayer,” he wrote on Twitter. “It is this love that carries me on each day .. it is a debt that I shall never be able to repay.”

Check Out His Tweet Here:

Amitabh had also tweeted in 2018 about celebrating August 2 as his second birthday for his recovery.

Amitabh Tweeted In 2018:

His son Abhishek Bachchan had also shared a few old pictures, along with a note remembering the day. “37 years ago in the Breach Candy hospital. My father was recovering from a near fatal accident on the sets of his film Coolie. Today- 2nd August we celebrate his second birthday as he was miraculously revived by the doctors on this day,” he wrote.

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Talking about his time at the hospital in 1983, Amitabh had written a blog. “if and when I was in a condition to say something, I had to either gesture or seek a paper to just about be able to write a few shaky scratchy words .. mostly surreptitiously to Jaya in broken Bengali, asking her to give me a sip of water – forbidden by the doctors,” he detailed.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 02, 2020 05:46 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)

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Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

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We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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