Total Dhamaal: Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit are the real stunt guys for the film? See pictures

Total Dhamaal stars Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Ajay Devgn. Directed by Indra Kumar, the film hits the screens on February 22, 2019.
Total Dhamaal: Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit are the real stunt guys for the film? See pictures Total Dhamaal: Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit are the real stunt guys for the film? See pictures
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Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit have reunited after a long gap of 26 years for the film Total Dhamaal. The film is being helmed by Indra Kumar and also stars Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi and Riteish Deshmukh. The actors have been shooting for the film since a few months. We have seen Anil and Madhuri in a lot of romantic films. However, for Total Dhamaal, the actors shot for a deadly stunt scene. Director Indra Kumar revealed that both the actors shot for this scene themselves inside a car on a wrecked bridge over a valley. 

In a statement, Indra Kumar said, "Anil and Madhuri, for both of them, its been a long time and they generally don’t do this kind of stunts anymore, but I made them jump from a height of maybe around 300 feet! And Anil and Madhuri both themselves did their actual stunts! They had to jump through a waterfall, their car goes over the waterfall and they are sitting on top of the car and they jump off and the car also comes down with them. So it was a shot which required them to do this. I didn’t want to use duplicates or stunt doubles and told them that they have to give this shot themselves. I wanted a wide shot and looking at the scene, even i was quite apprehensive. If you told me to jump I wouldn’t! But they had the guts and bravado, being such great professionals that they jumped and it is a beautiful shot in the film. And there was a bridge which they needed to cross, it was again 200 feet in height and it was very weak and on that they had to drive. We had the fear that it might just collapse if there was the slightest pressure. But God has been kind and we got a great shot."

 
 

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The director added, "Being a never seen before adventure comedy and with so much of stunts involved, you have to take a risk. We took the risks and the result is there for the audiences to see when the film releases!"

Total Dhamaal is being produced by Fox Star Studios, Ajay Devgn Films, Ashok Thakeria, Indra Kumar, Sri Adhikari Brothers, Anand Pandit and co-produced by Sangeeta Ahir and Kumar Mangat Pathak. It will hit the screens on February 22, 2019.

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Given the mood of the country now after the Pulwara attacks , I doubt if this movie will be well received.

biggest flop on the way......

Lol, I love these pics. They look like your parents but also look like they never aged from the 90's.

Agreed - those two look amazing. One of the greatest jodis in the 90's.

300 feet is a lot to fall from. Actors should not be put at such risk, even if Mandhuri and Anil shot such scenes in the past.

At first I thought it's a scene from tezaab. Looking forward to this iconic pair

Their last film together is PUKAR in 2000.

So looking forward to that. Madhuri back on the big screen, where she belongs.

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