Nargis Fakhri takes a month off for health reasons

While there were several speculations about Nargis Fakhri missing out on the promotions of Housefull 3, denying the same, the actress' spokesperson clarified that she has been unwell and will soon be going home to recoup faster. . After completing her commitments for Azhar and with the consent and good wishes of the producer of her next film – Sajid Nadiadwala for Housefull 3, Nargis has taken time off to nurse herself back to health.

Confirming the same, Nargis Fakhri's spokesperson said, "Nargis has been extremely overworked working on 3 films simultaneously over the last year. For someone who's used to doing one film at a time, this was quite a bit for Nargis. Schedules and intense work hours that filmmaking demands is not something everyone can cope with. In addition, she has been unwell right through the Azhar promotions with multiple injuries – torn hamstring, anterior knee ligament thinning and mild socket dislocation along with burning of the stomach lining due to lead and arsenic poisoning. Due to these multiple issues and her overall exhaustion, she had a fever of about 101 degrees right through her promotions. Even though she was advised complete rest, she ensured she completed everything she had committed to for Azhar. However, due to her deteriorating condition, she had to request Sajid sir and bow out of Housefull 3 promotions to go back home to New York for a month to address all her medical issues and recuperate. "

Quashing speculations about Nargis quitting B-town, her spokesperson added, "She has no plans to leave B-Town and will be back to sets to complete the pending patchwork for her film Banjo from June second week onwards with Riteish Deshmukh. In addition, she has already verbally agreed to two other projects for 2017 before she left and will complete the paperwork when she's back. That coupled with her brand commitments that extend over multiple years, is testament of her being here to stay for good."

Standing true with his support for Nargis, producer Sajid Nadiadwala said, "Our priority is Nargis' health. We do hope that she recuperates fast and can be there around the release of the film as she is an integral part of Housefull 3 team."

We wish Nargis Fakhri a speedy recovery.

Article written by staff at Bollywood Hungama. Read more

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