According to reports, the widely-acclaimed director had been riding a motorcycle when he fell off and suffered injuries.
He was taken to Lilavati Hospital Mumbai’s ICU where he will undergo surgery.
Hirani had been riding the Royal Enfield Bullet bike, which belonged to one of his staff members. Apparently, he could not manage the weight even though he had been riding at low speed. Due to the accident, he fractured his jaw and has a cut on his face.
Dr Jalil Parkar of Lilavati Hospital said, “Hirani will be operated on and has no life-threatening injuries,” The operation is scheduled for later in the day.
The 3 Idiots and Munna Bhai films director had currently been busy editing his film Saala Kadoos, starring R Madhavan. He is also planning a biopic on Sanjay Dutt which may star Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role.
Last month, veteran Bollywood actress and Indian lawmaker Hema Malini was involved in an accident which killed a 4-year-old girl and left the actress mildly injured.