Vidyut Jammwal pulls off high risk action sequence for Junglee; read on

Vidyut Jammwal, who is known for pulling off the toughest of action sequences with ease, shot for an action sequence for Junglee which was challenging. Read on.
Vidyut Jammwal pulls off high risk action sequence for Junglee; read onVidyut Jammwal pulls off high risk action sequence for Junglee; read on
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For Vidyut Jammwal, shooting for Junglee hasn’t been an easy ride. The movie is based on the unique relationship between a man and elephants. The actor, who is known for pulling off the toughest of action sequences with ease, shot for an action sequence for the film which was challenging and he did it with all his conviction. In one of the scenes of the film, Vidyut’s character was supposed to run with his tusker friends that required him to run in front with Bhola, the majestic tusker, and the rest of the herd was supposed to follow the two. 

However, things were not going as planned. Since elephants run at their own pace and don’t necessarily follow the straight line required for the camera, Vidyut was getting pushed out of the frame. Well, the two takes were waste as he was not in the frame but for the third take, Vidyut decided to run through the herd instead of catching up with them from the side. This required him to run at a very calculated speed in order to match up to the elephants. 

Talking about the scene, Vidyut said, “The scene originally had me running alongside Bhola and the other elephants but it wasn’t working because they don’t run in a straight line. After a few takes, I knew that to make this work, I had to run between them. I just took the plunge without thinking about the danger I was putting myself in. At that moment, I felt like the world around me was closing in on me. All I did was follow my core instinct and focus everything on finding my way to the other side.”

He added, “Elephants are just incredible creatures and when they run in herds, nothing can stand in their way. I was guided by my heartbeat and the sound pattern created by the herd as they ran. As I closed in, I saw a narrow space between two elephants and slid my way through, and that’s how we got that shot.”

The family adventure Junglee is slated to release on March 29.

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This guy is talented but has a super bland personality...

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