Bollywood is an industry where all types of movies are made. While some are from the romantic genre, there are several others belonging from other genres, like thrillers and action movies. Out of these, action movies have fans on a global basis and there are a number of actors who are known for performing brilliantly in such movies. However, these actors, in most cases, use body doubles to do the stunts, which are often dangerous to perform and has to be done by experts only. Though most of the actors these days are trained well in martial arts and are fit enough, most of them still use body doubles to do stunts. In the following lines, we will have a look at a few of these actors, who took the help of body doubles to perform dangerous stunts.
Salman Khan- Ek Tha Tiger
The Bhai of Bollywood took the help of body double El Berni to perform his stunts in the movie Ek Tha Tiger.
Katrina Kaif- Dhoom 3
She took the help of this unnamed stunt woman while performing her role in the movie Dhoom 3.
Hrithik Roshan- Agneepath
The Greek God of Bollywood’s stunts in this action movie was done by this gentleman sitting next to him.
Abhishek Bachchan- Raavan
It was one of his career’s best movies, and this man M. S. Balram did the stunts on Junior B’s behalf in this movie.
Aamir Khan- Dhoom 3
Just like his co-star Katrina Kaif, Mr Perfectionist also took no chance while performing his stunts and took the help of this gentleman here.
Akshay Kumar- Chandni Chowk to China
The Khiladi is famous to perform his stunts on his own but even he took the help of a stuntman in this movie.
Priyanka Chopra- Mary Kom
The Desi Girl had to shun her glamorous avatar and train hard to get in shape for this movie. However, they still had to hire a professional boxer to make her shots look real.
Hrithik Roshan- Bang Bang
Though Hrithik did most of the stunts for this film himself, he needed a double to do his stunts after he got injured.
Shahrukh Khan- Fan
The Badshah of Bollywood did a double role in this movie and also needed a body double to do his stunts.
Reshma, who did a number of stunts in many famous Bollywood movies, performed stunts for this ace actress too.
Reshma also did stunts for Hema Malini in movies like Sholay and Raziya Sultan.
Rani Mukherjee- Mardaani
The Bong beauty had to take the help of a stunt double for doing her action sequences in the movie Mardaani.
Shahrukh Khan- Don
The Badshah of Bollywood needed a body double to do his stunts in the movie Don.
Shahrukh Khan- Chennai Express
This guy here played the double role for King Khan in Chennai Express.
Reshma once again played the role of a stuntwoman in this movie.
Ranveer Singh- Bajirao Mastani
This man played the body double for Ranveer Singh in the movie Bajirao Mastani.