Bollywood superstars have always been known for their larger than life roles. But behind this great success of these stars, there are a lot of people behind them who contribute to this success. And perhaps the daredevil body doubles who put their lives on the line for these stars don’t get the credit they deserve.
So Let’s Take A Look At 10 Famous Bollywood Stars Who Used Body Doubles In Their Hit Films!
1. Hrithik Roshan
When Hrithik Roshan was offered the film ‘Bang Bang’, he decided that he would himself perform all the stunts in the film. But when during a scene he got injured, he used his body double. Hrithik always had a body double which he used in the films like ‘Kites’, ‘Mohenjo Daro’.
2. Shah Rukh Khan
His films selection have always been so diverse. Sometimes he would do a romantic film where his character would try to woo a girl and other times he would take up a dark character like Don. The actor has also used a body double in many films. Such as during the railway scene in ‘Chennai Express’, during the fight scenes in ‘Don’, and in many scenes of the film ‘Fan’.
3. Rani Mukerji
‘Mardaani’ which is considered to be one of the best films of Rani Mukerji’s career in which she played the character of a female cop. The actress also used a body double to shoot many action and running scenes in the film.
4. Katrina Kaif
To film the action sequences of the film ‘Bang Bang’, the actress also needed a body double. And during the ‘Kamli Song’ of Dhoom 3, most of the aerobic dance steps were performed by her body double.
5. Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan is usually seen portraying very realistic characters and everyone knows how hard he works to get in the skin of each and every character. But if we talk about the action scenes, the actor used a body double for the bike action scenes in Dhoom 3.
6. John Abraham
He established an action hero image with his strong performances such as in Force and Rocky Handsome. John is one of those actors who appreciate and applaud the work of their body doubles. To shoot some of the action scenes in Force 2, Darrell Mclean became his body double.
7. Akshay Kumar
The actor has always been known for performing his own stunts. But for ‘Chandni Chowk To China’, the actor used a body double who covered the back angles of the scenes.
8. Salman Khan
In his long illustrious career, Salman Khan has used many body doubles. The actor has crossed the age mark of 50 so it has become a bit difficult for him to perform the challenging stunt scenes.
9. Ali Zafar
The actor’s career in Bollywood has been a short one. In the film ‘London Paris New York’, Ali refused to shoot the kissing scenes because intimate scenes were not included in his contract. A body double was used to shoot the scenes.
10. Abhishek Bachchan
The actor needed a body double for the film ‘Raavan’. There was a scene where his character jumps off from the cliff.