'Ek Tha Tiger' stunts by Rambo, Rush Hour director
We all know that Bollywood's very own desi hero Salman Khan in the past couple of years has come a long way as an action star with great panache, and his larger-than-life action had left jaws dropped. But with 'Ek Tha Tiger' our desi hero is all set to give a tough competition to Hollywood action heroes, as his action has just got the tinge of international style.
The film that shows him as an international intelligence agent required him to do various action sequences, which director Kabir Khan wanted to look real and extraordinary at the same time. And hence for this he roped in the best action directors from Hollywood.
Kabir recently revealed about the maestros who designed the action scenes and his need to hire them for the film. "I was sure that we needed action sequences that looked real, and yet retained the element of larger-than-life heroism. That is why we approached Conrad Palmisano," said Kabir about Conrad, the famous Hollywood stunt director who has films like 'Rambo – First Blood' (1982), 'The Lethal Weapon' series and the 'Rush Hour' series to his credit.
The assistants too had an international profile, "For a stunt coordinator, we roped in Markos Rounthwaite, because of his work in 'Bourne Ultimatum' (2007). The action in the 'Bourne' series looks so real and gives you a sense of exhilaration," added an action fanatic fan Kabir who obviously got the best for Salman.