Mumbai, July 11 -- In spite of having stuntmen on hand, actors often insist on performing their own stunts. Hrithik Roshan just underwent brain surgery after hurting himself during a stunt for his next, Bang Bang.
We speak to Akshay Kumar (he too injured his foot while shooting for the tentatively titled Pistol) about precautions and safety on the sets.
What are the safety measures taken while filming stunts?
When we hire a stunt team from abroad, we realise our safety measures aren't up to international standards. I always check my harness before I do a stunt; I testdrive the cars I have to race or explode; I'm present at all pyrotechnical rehearsals; and I walk through everything step-by-step. No man should put their life in s