Actor Shahid Kapoor was injured while playing cricket during a shooting sequence for the film Jersey. It is learnt that the actor was rehearsing a batting scene when the ball came and hit his lower lip which started bleeding profusely.
The actor was immediately rushed to the hospital and has apparently got stitches on his lower lip. The actor is hoping to comeback to shoot within in four to five days. At the airport, Shahid was seen wearing a skull mask to cover the injured lip.
Jersey is the Hindi remake of Telugu film Jersey. The film is being directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri who also directed the original. It is based on the life of a failed cricketer who decides to make a comeback to the Indian cricket team when he is the late 30’s only to fulfill his son’s wish.