Pulimurugan is a boon for Malayalam cinema, on various aspects. First, the film has proved the fact that big-budget films are possible in Malayalam film industry, that too without harming the producers.
Secondly, the film has shown that Malayalam films can showcase
some amazing stunt sequences, provided there is a dedicated actor
like Mohanlal, who is ready to undergo any physical strain for the
perfection of stunt sequences.
Mohanlal has done some amazing stunt sequences in the films from
the past as well. Here, we are listing some of the Mohanlal movies,
which had some astonishing stunt sequences. Read on..
Yodha had many interesting action sequences to offer,
especially in the second half. The film takes a different turn in
the second half and towards the climax there are some stunning
stunt sequences, in the form of sword fights.
Spadikam, directed by Bhadran did offer some high
octane and thrilling action sequences. How can we forget the
trendsetting action sequences of the film, which are still among
the best action sequences of Malayalam?
Thacholi Varghese Chekavar (1995)
Thacholi Varghese Chekavar had Mohanlal in the role of
a Kalari master. Once again, Mohanlal impressed the
viewers with the way he handled the role. The audiences would get a
feel like the actor has originally learned Kalari
Narasimham was fully loaded with some exhilarating
stunt sequences. There is a fight sequence in the market where the
character played by Mohanlal, bashes the villains. This particular
sequence was thoroughly entertaining one and it was Mohanlal, who
made it a perfect one.
Remember the action sequence before the interval block of the
film? The built up for the sequence was amazing and it perfectly
suited the situation of a face-off for the characters played by
Mohanlal and Siddique in the film. The lengthy action sequence was
effortlessly performed by the actor.
Nothing much has to be said about this film. The actor performed
some breath-taking stunts for the film, without the help of dupes.
Especially, the climax sequences were shot during adverse climatic
conditions. But, that definitely was not a reason enough for
Mohanlal, to shy away from doing the stunts.
Chotta Mumbai (2007)
Chotta Mumbai might not have many action sequences in
the film. But, there is a fight sequence in the introduction scene
of Thala, the character played by Mohanlal in the film. The actor
has displayed amazing flexibility in those sequences.
Sagar Alias Jacky (2009)
This film directed by Amal Neerad had some stylish action
sequences. There is an action sequence in the first half of the
film, where Sagar fights a sharp-shooter. That definitely, is one
of the finest action sequences of Mohanlal.
Pulimurugan had its stunt sequences choreographed by
the renowned stunt director, Peter Hein. He has set some amazing
action sequences for the film.
Mohanlal has been receiving praises from all the quarters for
doing such daredevil stunts in the film. Reportedly, the actor
didn't seek the help ofdupes to perform the action sequences in the
Well, Pulimurugan has proved that Mohanlal, still has a
lot of energy left in him to do such high octane action
We hope that the actor would be a part of a much bigger action film in the future as well. If that happened, the film would be an automatic entry to the above list.