Injured Shahid Kapoor sports mask at Mumbai airport
38-year-old Shahid Kapoor was hit by a ball on his face during the shoot of the sports-drama Jersey
38-year-old Shahid Kapoor sported a half-face skull mask at the airport as he arrived in Mumbai on Sunday (January 12). The mask was worn to hide the injury he received when he was hit by a ball during the shoot of the film Jersey.
The Bollywood actor, who was accompanied by his wife Mira Rajput, has received stitches on his lips Many fans have expressed concern over the actor and have flooded social media with messages. The actor no doubt feels hurt with the injury but bears gratitude for his fans, who seem to be perturbed over the incident concerning the actor.
In a tweet Shahid stated, "Thank you for all the concern. Yes I have got a few stitches but am recovering fast. #jersey has taken a little bit of my blood but a script this good deserves that in the least. Have a good one you all. Keep it real. Make it count. Spread the love. Humanity above all." Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, Jersey is a Hindi remake of a Telugu movie of the same name. Kapoor, reportedly, plays the role of a cricketer who attempts to return to the pitch in his late 30s to play for India.
The film also stars 'Super 30' fame Mrunal Thakur Jersey is set to release on August 28.