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Emraan Hashmi refused to use body double for stunt


The actor refused to use a stunt man for his first action film

Attempting a hat-trick actor Emraan Hashmi is back with his favourite filmmaker Milan Luthria for their next action-thriller Baadshaho. After the success of Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai and Dirty Picture, Milan has been credited in bring out the best in Emraan. Not trying to jinx the track record, Emraan will be seen performing daredevil action sequences in Baadshaho for the first time in his career. Even though this is his first time in a full-fledged action movie the Gangster actor refused to use a body double.

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“Emraan is in the best physical shape and wanted to perform the action sequences himself without using a body double. Interestingly, the makers have hired a popular action director from Germany,” a source close to the actor says.

Emraan is also happy that he is teaming up with his co-star from Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Ajay Devgn, again. “The two share great chemistry. He got great feedback for his first look [in the film] that was released a couple of days back. Also, Milan has been lucky for Emraan, as all their films have worked at the box office,” the source added.