Actor Mahima Chaudhry was removed from the screen for a long time. The actress, who made her debut with the super hit Shah Rukh Khan film Pardes, won hearts with films such as Dhadkan, Lajja and Baghban, among others. However, there was a time when the actress lost hope of continuing her career in the film industry. Mahima had an accident while filming Prakash Jha’s director Dil Kya Kare, which also starred Kajol and Ajay Devgn. The accident had scarred Mahima’s face.
“It was the last day of shooting in Bangalore. An early morning shoot. I was in the car. A milk truck came in from the wrong side and rammed into my car. The pieces of glass came into my face like bullets ”, Mahima recalled the accident and added that she“ had no hope ”of getting back to the cinema. “I prepared myself for a life without a cinema. I learned to deal with it (the accident). Everything that happened was just God’s gift, ”she said in a recent interview with Bollywood Bubble.
Recalling the media reaction to her accident, Mahima said, “When I had my accident, they came on the sets when no one was allowed. They shot from far away because I still had scars. They put a picture of me on the cover of a magazine and wrote, “Mahima had an accident. She has scars all over her face. We can actually call it scar face. ‘I still hurt. How bad can you be I healed. I never thought my face could look normal, ”added that it was Ajay Devgn who was trying to normalize the situation for her. “Ajay was like – I get such scars all the time. He was a very generous producer. He took care of me, ”she said.
But that wasn’t the only time Ajay supported Mahima. “I had a guest appearance on another film with Ajay. I told the director very gently that I would only shoot in long takes. When I was on set, I hid the left side of my face because the scars were visible. The director brought the camera closer and closer. It’s one of those things that stay with you. Ajay looked at me and asked: “You are not ready?” He told the director to leave it and told him, “Let’s not do this, give her time.” He explained to the director that I am still not over the accident. “
Mahima said the director then told people that Ajay Devgn was in love with her. “There were rumors in the magazines that I saw Ajay Devgn. That made me even more uncomfortable. He had just married, ”she added.
Mahima said it took her a long time to get over her accident. However, her career did not stop when she appeared in several films after the accident, which she described as nothing more than “God’s gift”.
She was last seen in the 2016 publication Dark Chocolate.