Guwahati, January 14, 2019:
Assam son Montu Deuri, a taekwondo expert, brought laurels to the State after he was chosen as the stunt double for Saif Ali Khan in the mega-budget Bollywood blockbuster, ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’.
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Deuri, who has entertained cinema lovers in local fare such as ‘Suspended Inspector Boro’, has now endeared himself to Bollywood lovers through his action-packed sequences.
In a recent video that the martial artist posted on his Facebook profile, he can be seen exhibiting a wide-array of martial arts skills in depicting medieval-style warfare that is shown in the period-drama ‘Tanhaji’, about a Maratha soldier Tanaji Malusare (played by (Ajay Devgn). In the film, which is an ode to the bravery and patriotism of the great soldier, Saif Ali Khan plays the antagonist, Udaybhan Singh Rathore, and the lad from Assam was Saif’s stunt double for the film.
In a short clip uploaded by Deuri on his Facebook account where he is seen indulging in medieval-style warfare, he is seen incorporating mixed-martial arts with traditional swordplay which makes for a stylistically-improvised visually-appealing action package.
Meanwhile, netizens are all praise for the Assam boy for his dexterous maneuvers. One commenter wrote, “Super Hollywood movie jaisa Action” (super! the action is reminiscent of Hollywood), while another user wrote, “jui jui” (fire fire).
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, meanwhile, is running to packed houses across the country, and is soon expected to enter the coveted Rs 100 crore mark at the box-office in India.
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