Salman shoots action scenes on tuk-tuk

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 18:05

New Delhi: If his arch rival Shah Rukh Khan shot action scenes on a desi cycle-rickshaw, Salman Khan decided to be different and performed his stunts on tuk-tuk, the Thai auto-rickshaw, in the narrow streets of Pattaya for Anees Bazmee`s ‘Ready’.

"It was Bhai`s (Salman`s) idea to shoot with tuk-tuks which are very fast and powerful. He wanted to shoot an action sequence nobody has done before," Bhushan Kumar of T-Series said in a press statement.

"People have shot romantic songs or scenes perhaps, but such a high-voltage action sequence will be seen for the first time in `Ready`. People will enjoy this unique Thai action," he added.

Following Salman`s suggestion of using tuk-tuk in the shoot, an action scene was especially written and shot. The scene required two tuk-tuks to blow up and Salman had to jump into another tuk-tuk and drive off.

The producers - T-Series and Rajat Rawail - bought three tuk-tuks especially for this scene.

’Ready’ is slated for release June 6.


First Published: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 18:05

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