Most of the stunts and daredevilry that you see onscreen is performed by professionals but conceive it as something being done by the heroes. However, in the last few years, heroes are going out of their way to bring realism to what they do and they are taking part in maximum stunts without using body double.
In Tollywood, even someone like Nandamuri Balakrishna has been performing stunts and recently superstar Rajnikanth did a few for his movie Lingaa. But the concept of insurance didn’t really come into the picture. However, the showman of the south Shankar didn’t take that chance for his hero Vikram.
We are talking about their movie I wherein Vikram has gone through a huge metamorphosis in his body and has performed some life risking stunts. Taken aback by Vikram’s commitment, the producers decided to take a medical insurance cover. Usually, insurance is made for films but not the artists and I seems to have changed that.