A pinch of drama, a little comedy, and a lot of thrilling action with flying cars are the perfect recipe for an Indian blockbuster movie. Those hits and aerial kicks make us jump from our seats in excitement. Over the years, we have witnessed several jaw-dropping action sequences, from flying cars to protagonists chasing villains. Usually, body doubles perform these vicious stunts, but some daredevil Indian actors love to take the danger into their own hands. Today, Nettv4u brings you the top 10 Indian actors who took the threat and performed their stunts.
As an actor, he is renowned for his extreme professionalism. During the filming of his movie Dhruva, a remake of the Tamil movie Thani Ovuran, Ram Charan performed his stunts and could be seen rope climbing in the middle of the jungle during his stunt performance. Whether it was riding a horse for Magadheera, skydiving for Orange, or performing all of his stunts for the Oscar-winning film RRR, the actor has performed it on many occasions.
The actor of Mollywood Dulquer Salmaan, who recently debuted in Bollywood, is said to be a huge fan of motorcycles. In the film
, in which he played the role of a stunt driver, he demonstrated his ability to do that. As a result, the actor performed all of the bicycle stunts in the film on his own.
Throughout his career, Rana Daggubati has been seen in many action-packed scenes in his films, from his brutal stunts in Baahubali and diving like a seafarer in Ghazi; he has been performing action sequences that sound and seem both dangerous and thrilling at the same time. Additionally, due to his tall height and muscular build, Rana could not always find a suitable body double to replace him, so he was forced to perform all the stunts himself.
4. Vidyut Jammwal
Being a trained martial arts student since the age of three, Vidyut has been performing his stunts for the longest time but came into the limelight when an action scene from the film Commando went viral where he moved his entire body through a car's window while running towards it. The film's director informed the press about how Vidyut performs his stunts without a harness or cables.
Kamal Haasan, the legendary actor, has set an example for the younger generation of Tamil actors. As far back as the 1980s, Kamal Haasan has been performing his stunts on the screen. Vishwaroopam 2 was one of his recent espionage ventures, during which he performed all of his action scenes at age 63. He mentioned in an interview with the press that he thoroughly, to date, enjoys doing these stunts. Kamal has paid for them through his pain, bones, injuries, and applause.
Ajith has an unconditional love for bikes. He has acted in countless movies where he has done bike stunts, including Mankatha, Paramasivan, Mankatha, Arambam, Vivegam, and Valimai. During the shooting of these films, Ajith suffered from countless injuries and accidents and nearly became paralyzed. Ajith believes in conveying a positive message through his films, that you can get up even after falling several times.
Prabhas has an enviable action film repertoire. Bahubali reinvented the convention of Indian action films, and the credit goes to the film's lead actor, Prabhas. He performed the high-octane action sequences himself. The direction team took immense precautions while shooting these scenes, but the actor still got deep cuts, which left permanent injury marks on his body. He recently debuted in Bollywood with the movie Saaho, where he performed all the high-octane action sequences.
Vishal has always been known for making action thrillers with many high-octane stunts. These action sequences have led him to become the best action hero in Kollywood. The actor is so determined to do his job well that while shooting his recent movie, Action, which has 45 minutes of fight and stunt scenes, the actor got injured, cause of which the movie got postponed for five months. Vishal has even done his stunts in films such as Laththi, Enemy, and many more.
Imagine jumping 120 feet above the ground from a speeding jeep. For an ordinary man, it's unthinkable, but for Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu, such feats are too not challenging enough. He performed this action sequence for the upcoming Telugu action film Doosukeltha. Soon after this sequence, Vishnu had to shake a leg for the introductory song of Doosukeltha, and he had several cramps across his legs. He is also a member of the Stunts Union of Hyderabad and believes that every actor should do their stunts as the adrenaline rush improves the acting.
10. Naga Shaurya
Naga Shaurya is a young Tollywood actor who believes that the days are gone when stunt dupes would replace the heroes for high-octane action sequences. As the audience is very aware, they can distinguish between the hero and his deceit. While shooting for his action movie Ashwaddhama, the actor suffered from an injury and was suggested three months' bed rest by the doctors. The actor still proceeded and completed the fighting sequences to finish the movie.