1. Shammi Kapoor In Teesri Manzil:
The legendary Kapoor lost wife Geeta Bali during the shooting of the breezy musical. When he returned, the director Vijay Anand shot the introspective Mohd Rafi love ballad Tumne mujhe dekha hokar meherbaan to go with the hero’s somber mood.
2. Akshay Kumar in Jaanwar:
Akshay is a committed actor. His father was diagnosed with a serious ailment when the Padman star shot the emotional father-son story. The tears he cried were not fake.
3. Rekha in Phool Bane Angaaray :
Husband Mukesh Aggarwal committed suicide when she was required to dutifully report back to the location for the shooting of K C Bokadia’s Phool Bane Angaaray where she was cast as a cop avenging her husband’s death.
4. Raj Babbar in Awam:
Babbar lost Smita Patil on December 1986. Since he was shooting a multiplicity of films he had no choice but to return to shooting immediately after.
5. Abhishek Bachchan in Umrao Jaan:
Abhishek fell in love with Aishwarya Rai during this film’s shooting. Their courtship was rudely cut short by illness in the family. Abhishek divided his time between shooting for Umrao Jaan and attending to his ailing grandmother Mrs Teji Bachchan.
6. Priyanka Chopra in Bluffmaster:
Priyanka got to know her father was seriously ill. But she never let her co-stars Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh and her director Rohan Sippy into her pain while shooting this 'fun' flick.
7. Rajkummar Rao in Newton:
The passionate actor kept working while his mother was on her death bed.