Baadshah famed Neeraj Vohra, who has also acted in Bollywood cults like Company, Pukar, Rangeela and Satya is reportedly been in coma for the past 9 months, away from the limelight of B-Town.
He had as massive heart attack 10 months back which was followed by a brain stroke, which he suffered on October 19 last year. He was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) and was referred to as the “patient who has been in coma for a long time”.
He was later shifted to his close friend Feroz Nadiadwala’s residence called Barkat Villa, where a room has been specifically converted into an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for his speedy recovery
According to a report published in Mumbai Mirror, “A room in filmmaker Firoz Nadiadwala’s Juhu home, Barkat Villa, has been converted into a fully-functional Intensive Care Unit (ICU). On the walls are throwback stills from ‘Rangeela’, ‘Virasat’, ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Phir Hera Pheri’, ‘Golmaal’, ‘Daud’ and ‘Khiladi 420’ and in a corner, a stack of DVDs with a flat screen TV plays him blockbusters from down the years round-the-clock.”
It further added,”This room has been home to writer-director-actor Neeraj Vora since March 11, with a 24-hour nurse, ward boy and cook. A physiotherapist, neurosurgeon, acupuncture therapist and general physician pay him weekly visits.”
Neeraj Vohra has been an ever present figure in comical satires and crime fictions. He also directed the second edition of Hera Pheri series and was presently directing it’s third edition, when he suffered from the heart stroke.
Neeraj had also written the screenplays of films like Rangeela, Akele Hum Akele Tum and Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, apart from penning down Hera Pheri.