New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Aashiqui star Rahul Roy suffered a brain stroke while shooting for his upcoming film in Kargil, his brother Romeer Singh confirmed The Indian Express on Sunday, adding that the actor is recuperating in Nanavati hospital in Mumbai.

Roy was shooting for his upcoming film LAC -- Live in Battle in Kargil when in the incident happened. Quoting sources, the newspaper reported that the actor suffered brain stroke due to extreme weather conditions. 

Roy was rushed from Kargil to Srinagar and then to Mumbai's Nanavti Hospital, where he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. His brother said that the actor is recovering.

52-year-old Roy shot to fame with 1990 blockbuster Aashiqui and then went on to work in several romantic films through the decade. In 2006, he participated in -- and won -- the first season of Bigg Boss and later ventured into movie production. Within four years after stepping into the film industry, he had already starred in 14 films, though several of them did not work at the box office. He did not star in any film between 2001 and 2005.

His other notable works include: Majhdhaar, Dilwale Kahbhi Na Hare, Pyar Ka Saaya, Jaanam, Junoon, Meri Aashiqui, and Naughty Boy. Rahul will next be seen in LAC, a Nitin Kumar Gupta directorial. The film is jointly produced by Vikal Sharma and Nivedita Basu.

Posted By: Lakshay Raja