Indian crickerters named Ashish Nehra, Schine Tendulkar and Gowtham Gambir was also recived special treatment from Dr.Eliyantha White.
Immediate medical attention was sought and the shoulder was fixed, but the pain was intense. There appeared to be no hope the performance by this pretty young movie star could go ahead, as scheduled. What a big disappointment it would have meant to all her anxious fans as the event sans Basu doing her part was unimaginable.
The crisis that had abruptly emerged was conveyed to President Mahinda Rajapaksa by his son Namal, the livewire behind the Carlton Rugby Super 7’s. With just a few more hours left for the performance, there was no time to lose. The grave situation warranted immediate action if the show was to retain its reputation as the ‘talk of the town’.
It was at that critical juncture Dr. Eliyantha White, the President’s personal physician, was contacted. The President himself asked the accomplished medical practitioner to treat the gorgeous Bollywood superstar and "somehow get her on stage" to entertain crowds that evening.