Why did Abhishek Bachchan not use a body double for ‘Players’ stunt?
From zipping over cars to hanging on to fast moving trains, Abhishek has done several risky stunts in the Abbas-Mustan movie
Looks like Abhishek Bachchan has taken after his father Amitabh in more than just his height. Abhishek has taken to doing his own stunts, just like his Pa used to do in films like Nastik
and the infamous Coolie
. The junior Bachchan scared the entire unit of Players
, including directors Abbas and Mustan Burmawala, when he insisted that he will do all the risky stunts himself. You all know that Players
, which also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Bipasha Basu and Sonam Kapoor, is a heist flick and so has several high-octane action sequences – car chases, actors running under planes hovering just above their heads and speedy trains running amok. Nowadays, most of the stunts are computer generated (like the train sequence in RA.One
), but Abbas-Mustan decided to actually film it on location in Russia. Click here to read more