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Shreyas Talpade suffers heart attack post 'Welcome To The Jungle' shoot, undergoes angioplasty

Actor Shreyas Talpade collapsed after suffering from a heart attack on Thursday evening. The 47-year-old was shooting for his upcoming film 'Welcome To The Jungle' in Mumbai the whole day. The actor, who had to be rushed to the hospital underwent angioplasty at the city’s Bellevue Hospital in Andheri West.

According to a report in Hindustan Times, a source said Talpade was absolutely fine and shot the entire day for the underproduction multi-starrer film, 'Welcome to the Jungle', the whole day. “He shot through the day, was absolutely fine and joking around with everyone on the set. He even shot sequences that had a bit of action. After finishing the shoot, he went back home and told his wife that he was feeling uneasy. She rushed him to the hospital but he collapsed on the way,” added the source.

The hospital reportedly confirmed the same saying, "Shreyas Talpade is admitted. He was brought late in the evening. His health update is awaited."

The film 'Welcome to the Jungle' went on floors on Wednesday in Mumbai. The film boasts a massive ensemble cast including Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Disha Patani, Jacqueline Fernandez, Lara Dutta, Suniel Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Paresh Rawal, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Rajpal Yadav, Johny Lever, Kiku Sharda, Krushna Abhishek, Rahul Dev and singers-brothers Daler Mehndi and Mika Singh.

Shreyas Talpade is an actor, director, and producer well-known for his work in Hindi and Marathi cinema. He is most popularly known for playing Shah Rukh Khan's best friend Pappu master in the 2007 film 'Om Shanti Om' directed by Farah Khan. He made his Bollywood debut in the 2005 film 'Iqbal' directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. He played the role of a deaf and mute youngster aspiring to be a cracker. He gained widespread recognition with his performance in the film. In 2008, he joined the Golmaal franchise with Golmaal Returns. He essayed the role of Laxman who stammers. He was also seen in 'Golmaal 3' and 'Golmaal Again'. He will next be seen playing the role of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the film 'Emergency' directed by Kangana Ranaut. The actress will be headlining the film as former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. 

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