Action In Bollywood
Every movie shooting starts with the word 'ACTION' so, if there is no action, a bollywood movie is not complete. Whether a movie is a romantic triangle, suspense or drama all that is immaterial it has to have an action scene or what we call the fight scene.
In India all said and done the hero will look like the boy next door but he will have super natural powers. Even if he is skinny and all alone he can beat up 20 people at a time. And because he is a hero doesn't even need any weapons. If he has a weapon all the guys on the receiving hands have to be bleeding and of course the hero too will be bleeding from either a cup on his lip or his forehead.
Each action scene in bollywood is very well planned. It involves a lot of planning and precision and here come in the action directors with their team of stunt men. These stunt men are trained professionals who can jump in the sky, do cart wheels and use many weapons at the same time. They will fight with the hero and get hurt. Where the stunt is dangerous the hero will be replaced by a stunt man who will dress up just like the hero. It's a tough job as these guys earn a living by taking risk daily. This is the same for all stunt stars all over the world. Only thing different is stunt stars around the world have insurance and in India they are not only far under paid they insurance is either as good as not being there or is not there at all.
Action in bollywood is such that there are many heroes who are known as action heroes and it is very difficult to break their image. Sunny Deol, Dharmendra, Sunil Shetty are few such stars. The new generation of heroes who are coming into the industry all come with great body and a lot of muscles to show. People too only want to watch heroes who look like they can beat up another person.
A lot of training goes into being a great action hero. You have to be able to fight, fly, jump as high as a building, ride horses, Zoom in cars past heavy traffic, ride bike through water, slush etc. If you go to the beaches early in the morning you will a lot of young boys training to do all sort of stunts. Some of the stunt masters have their own academies and heroes go there to train and keep their bodies in shape.
Some of the very popular action movies are listed below. If you are an action film buff then these are a must to have.
Some of the Top Action movies of 2009 are listed below. If you are an action film buff then these are a must to have.