Popular South Indian actress Samyuktha Hegde got injured during the shooting of her upcoming Kannada film, Kreem. Known best among Tamil cinema fans for starring in the 2019 blockbuster Comali, the star twisted her ankle and sustained an injury on her knee after which she was rushed to the hospital. Samyuktha was shooting an action scene in Kreem directed by Abhishek Basant, who recently opened up about the accident to the media, and said the team had initially insisted on a body double for the actress, but she went on to perform the sequence herself. 

Samyuktha, who is also known to be a martial arts practitioner, took to social media on Friday to inform fans that she is now on the road to recovery, while also sharing a picture of herself moving around with the help of a walking crutch and her family members. Sporting a big smile alongside her father, the Manmadha Leelai actress wrote on Instagram, "Woke up and chose happy today! The last two days have been quite difficult for me but I'm glad I have my fam around to constantly keep me up!!!" Celebrities and fans have been sending their love and wishes to Samyuktha for a quick recovery after she tore her ligament during the stunt sequence for her social thriller Kannada film, Kreem. Below is Samyuktha's post: 


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Addressing the photos that have gone viral on social media showing Samyuktha Hegde with blood stains, Kreem's director Abhishek Basant told the media that it was blood makeup while adding that the actress didn’t suffer any blood loss. She was discharged from the hospital a few hours after her treatment and is currently back home after a doctor’s consultation. Having made her debut in Tamil cinema in G. V. Prakash Kumar's Watchman in 2019, Samyuktha became a sensation after appearing alongside Kajal Aggarwal in Jayam Ravi's blockbuster Comali. She next played the female lead in Puppy opposite Varun, which as well turned out to be a success at the box office, and was last seen earlier this year in Prabhudeva's Theal and Venkat Prabhu's Manmadha Leelai