Malayalam audiences have always loved to see some enthralling fight sequences in movies. The recent example being Mohanlal starrer Pulimurugan, in which there are some amazing action sequences.
In fact, actor Mohanlal himself came forward to do most of the
action sequences on his own, which added originality and
credibility to those sequences. Less often, we have seen actors
coming up to do the stunts, without the help of body doubles or
Here, we list some of the Malayalam actors, who opted to do some
daring stunts for films, on their own. Read on..
We must start with this person. He was one such Malayalam actor
who used to do all the stunts of his films, on his own. He never
sought the help of dupes and was firm about imparting originality
to the action sequences. Unfortunately, it was during the shoot of
one such risky action sequences, that the actor lost his
Well, nothing much has to be said about this magnificent actor.
He is so fascinated about stunts that he has amazed us by doing
some risky stunt stunt sequences, with the recent example being
Pulimurugan. He has also done some daring stunts in films
like Naran, Casanovva, Olympian Anthony Adam etc.
Much before Pulimurugan, there came a Malayalam film,
which narrated the story of a tiger hunter. Yes, we are talking
about I V Sasi's Mrigaya. In fact, I V Sasi recently
revealed how Mammootty shot with a real tiger in the film.
Prithviraj Sukumaran is a highly dedicated actor, who is ready
to undergo any kind of transformation for the character. His film
Hero, released in the year 2012, dealt with the story of a
stunt man in films. Prithviraj opted to do all the stunts of the
film on his own.
Dileep hasn't acted in many action entertainers but there is a
movie in which he opted to do a daring stunt. The actor did a
stunning stunt sequence for the film Crazy Gopalan. There
is a sequence in the film in which the character played by Dileep
jumps to the sea, from a bridge. Dileep did this risky stunt, by
Dulquer Salmaan, the young actor of Mollywood, is said to be
crazy about bikes. He did prove that with his film Bangalore
Days, in which he played quite an interesting character. If
reports are to be believed, the actor performed the bike stunts in
the climax sequences of the film, on his own.
Well, there is always an added advantage when the actors decide
to do the stunts on their own. There is a special thrill and
enjoyment, when we see our favourite stars coming forward to do
daring stunts. Such sequences in films also act as the high-selling
points of the film in concern.
In fact, Pulimurugan's USP is the never seen before kind of action sequences in the film. The stunts choreographed by Peter Hein are considered to be of Hollywood standards. When Mohanlal decided to the stunts on his own, the sequences became even more special.