(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) It?s been 30 years since the big b wore a body rig for any of his stunts in a film.
amitabh bachchan’s fiction debut on the small screen yudh just got a lot more dangerous. the actor is said to have defied medical orders to perform some forbidden stunts in a body rig.
it’s been 30 years since the big b wore a body rig for any of his stunts in a film. after the accident on the sets of coolie in 1982 the veteran star was forbidden from wearing the heavy body rigs required for cinematic stunts.
until now. a source said: “it was an important scene where bachchan saab’s character yudhishthir sikarwar had to confront a crisis. the director ribhu dasgputa had been told by big b’s team that he wouldn’t be wearing the body rig.
“the director was trying to find a way out of the situation when the big b realising how important the stunts with the body rig were took an impromptu decision slipped on the body rig and went right ahead with the stunts.”
the director said: “i guess they just don’t make actors like sir anymore.”