Shahid Kapoor rocked his IIFA grants execution held throughout the end of the week in New York’s MetLife stadium however little did his fans know that the 36-year-old on-screen character was harmed while he danced to some of his best tracks. A daily newspaper report expressed that Shahid harmed his ankle while shooting for Padmavati, which resurfaced amid the rehearsal for his IIFA gig. Though the doctors advised Shahid to take bed rest, the Shaandaar performer chosen to improvise his dance steps to minimise exertion. “Since it was a ligament tear, Shahid was told not to perform. But he didn’t want to go back on his statement. He made his act compact and less exerting. It was smartly choreographed. A few songs were also dropped,” a source told to media.
Shahid Kapoor’s setlist comprised his best dance melodies like Gandi Baat and Saree Ke Fall Sa from R… Rajkumar, Nagada from Jab We Met and Dhan Te Nan from Kaminey. “He was on painkillers for the whole day,” the source included.
Shahid Kapoor won the Best Actor award for his part in Udta Punjab weekend’s award function, which he went to with his better half Mira Rajput. Shahid Kapoor strolled the IIFA green carpet wearing Anuj Madaan suit while Mira looked stunning in a Swapnil Shinde gown.
Shahid Kapoor was last seen in Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab and his upcoming film is Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati, in which he co-stars with Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. The film is expected to release in November this year.