Too bad to believe on when we hear one person losing his life due to cardiac arrest when he went to catch a glimpse of Shah Rukh Khan at the Vadodra railway station in Gujarat when the actor alogn with the Raees team was passing by the train to Delhi for his film promotion. As the train arrived teeming with fans of the Bollywood superstar, who arrived in Vadodara on board the August Kranti Express on Monday to promote his upcoming film Raees, hordes of fans rushed to the station along with this man.
He was Farid Khan Pathan of Hatikhana area of Vadodara a social activist who had arrived at the railway platform with his wife and daughter as the family was an avid follower of the actor, fell unconscious after suffering a cardiac arrest at the railway platform. He was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, his family members confirmed. Earlier, the reports also suggested that he felt suffocated during a stampede at the railway station and then suffered a heart attack.
The police then resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the crowd during which some persons sustained minor wounds on their head and face. Two constables of the Railway police also collapsed during the chaos and are undergoing treatment. They are said to be out of danger.
The Bollywood actor SRK is travelling with the film’s director Rahul Dholakia and producer Ritesh Sidhwani from Mumbai to Delhi on August Kranti Express train to promote “Raees” which hits the screens this week on January 25.