07. August 2022

Shamshera: Did You Know, Ranbir Kapoor Learned The Art Of Kalaripayattu For A Fight Sequence In The Period Drama

Ranbir Kapoor Pulls Off 'Shamshera' Fight Sequence Inspired By Kalaripayattu
Ranbir Kapoor Pulls Off ‘Shamshera’ Fight Sequence Inspired By Kalaripayattu ( Photo Credit – A Still From Shamshera )

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor realized the artwork of Kalaripayattu, a conventional martial artwork type for one of many combating sequences for his upcoming movie ‘Shamshera’.

Ranbir, who’s coming to the massive display screen 4 years after he delivered the blockbuster ‘Sanju’, is pitted in opposition to Sanjay Dutt who’s taking part in an evil, cruel, cold-hearted brute drive of nature, Shuddh Singh.

Ranbir Kapoor starrer Shamshera has a Kalaripayattu-inspired edgy struggle sequence which has been directed by Franz Spilhaus, who has beforehand choreographed movies just like the Denzel Washington starrer Safe House and Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff’s blockbuster ‘War’.

Sharing the thought behind the sequence an d how Ranbir Kapoor executed it, director Karan Malhotra mentioned, “Being set in the 1800’s it was important that action set pieces also look from that era and are mounted at a visual scale like never before. We wanted audiences to see something new and we have tried to achieve this.

“Ranbir is playing the Hindi film hero and he has to pull off incredible action scenes. One such scene required him to pull off a Kalaripayattu-inspired fight sequence that we shot on a really dusty field and constructed an arena that resembled the arena of those times!”

Karan Malhotra added: “As an actor, Ranbir Kapoor jumps at anything new! So, when we explained the scene to him, he wanted to ace it and I remember he put in many, many days rehearsing the scene with the action director of this sequence, Franz and his team.

“This scene is filmed on Balli, who has to fight the army general, at a hugely critical juncture of the film. It was a challenging shoot sequence.”

“It was hot, it was humid and it was really really dusty. To make matters worse, it was also windy. But hats off to Ranbir for pulling this off with elan. This is one of the biggest highlight points of the film.”

Produced by Aditya Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Shamshera’ is about to launch in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on July 22, 2022.

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