STUNTMAN

  • 'Skyfall' stuntman becomes the first ever to successfully perform gravity-defying loop the loop stunt on foot February 24, 2014

    After a number of attempts, daredevil Damien Walters did what seemed absolutely impossible. By running a complete Sonic The Hedgehog-style loop the loop on foot, Walters has become the first ever to finish the 360 degree loop. In the astounding video, Walters is shown training for and performing the gravity-defying...
  • Stuntman killed on set of 'The Expendables 2' October 29, 2011

    Los Angeles: One stuntman was killed and another one seriously injured in an explosion the set of action film 'The Expendables 2' in Bulgaria, the movie's production company said on Friday. The stuntmen were part of a team that was filming scenes on Thursday at Lake Ognyanovo, a reservoir in...
  • Film hero's body double dies fighting for him March 17, 2008

    Hyderabad: A stuntman who was doubling for Telugu film actor Ravi Teja drowned while performing a fight scene for a film in Rajamundry. Mahendra Sharma, 20, and another stuntman doubling for the unnamed films villain jumped into the Godavri River as part of the fight scene on Saturday. Sharma drowned. "...
  • Meet B'wood's poor action heros May 1, 2007

    Mumbai: They crash cars, play with fire and jump off waterfalls for a living. On the World Labour Day, meet the Shankar Anna and Riyazthe faceless men you see in the action sequences of bigbudget Hindi films. They risk their lives for a meager Rs 1,000 everydayare paid daily wages...