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 Payattu.
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 movie.
Well, Pulimurugan has proved that Mohanlal, still has a lot of energy left in him to do such high octane action sequences.
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.