New Delhi: The health condition of actor Rahul Roy, who suffered a brain stroke while shooting in extreme weather conditions in Kargil, is stable now, family sources said.
The actor is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital.
According to reports, Rahul is now suffering from impaired speech, called aphasia, and will have to undergo a surgery soon. The surgical procedure is called stenting.
Aphasia is a condition that robs one of the ability to communicate. It can affect one’s ability to speak, write and understand language, both verbal and written. Aphasia typically occurs suddenly after a stroke or a head injury.
Rahul Roy and Nishant Malkani were shooting for a digital film LAC: Live the Battle in Kargil when he suffered a brain stroke.
Nishant Malkani was with Rahul Roy when he started behaving unusually on shoot in Kargil. He immediately helped Rahul and admitted him to a military hospital in Kargil.
With the military’s help, he was airlifted in a helicopter to Srinagar and later was rushed to Nanavati Hospital’s ICU in Mumbai.