KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 — Bollywood star Salman Khan was bitten by a snake on Christmas night while with his friends in the garden of his farmhouse in Panvel, Maharashtra, India.
According to India Today, he was rushed to the Kamothe Hospital in Mumbai for treatment after being attacked by the non-venomous reptile on Saturday.
A source close to the actor stated that Salman had spotted many snakes before around his farm which stands on forest terrain, adding that this was the first time he had a snake bite.
“This happened on Saturday night when he was sitting and speaking to his friends.
“He felt a sudden sting in his arm and jerked it around.
“That’s when his friend saw the snake and they immediately panicked and yelled for help,” said the source.
After six hours of treatment, he was discharged from the hospital and sent back to his farmhouse.
Salman, who turns 56 today, initially planned to keep birthday celebrations low-key, but an insider revealed that he changed his mind and chose to celebrate the occasion at his farmhouse with close family members and friends.
“Salman will be at his farmhouse for his birthday. He doesn’t plan to call too many people and wants to keep it very low-key.
“Usually, his guest list is extensive given the friends he has in Bollywood. But in the last two years due to Covid-19, he’s kept it very small and plans to do the same this year.
“He won’t be inviting too many people and doesn’t want to take any chances when it comes to putting himself and others at risk,” said the insider.
The Bajrangi Bhaijaan actor recovered in time to celebrate his 56th birthday, had a lavish birthday celebration yesterday night, reported Pinkvilla.
In the celebration video, Salman, who celebrated his birthday with his niece Ayat, was seen cutting the cake together as everyone gathered around them for the lovely uncle-niece cake-cutting ceremony
Many fans and followers responded to the video and extended their birthday wishes in the comment section.
The post received 50,729 views and 10,839 likes on Instagram.
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