Inside ‘Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota’ and its painstakingly crafted motion: ‘Every fighter auditioned’
All the fights in Vasan Bala’s March 21 launch, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota are the handiwork of a 3-member crew: Eric Jacobus, Dennis Ruel and Prateek Parmar. Of these, 28-yr-old Parmar delivered in his capabilities each at the back of and in front of the digital camera. He became the film’s martial arts designer and choreographer and appears in Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota as Mr Samurai, the most deadly henchman of the film’s “cliched psychotic villain” Jimmy (Gulshan Devaiah).
“My character changed into initially purported to be called Babyface, who’s a cute, handsome henchman who always hangs around with Jimmy’s gang however never joins in fights,” Parmar informed Scroll.In. “But Gulshan Devaiah kept pronouncing I wanted a samurai-like name for the duration of the shooting, and that stuck with me.”
Parmar describes himself now not as an action director but an “actor who knows martial arts”. “I skilled the actors for the martial arts sequences, fixed their posture and approach while wished,” he stated.
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota follows the adventures of Surya (Abhimanyu Dassani), who turns his congenital incapacity to feel pain into a superpower. He teams up with his formative year’s sweetheart Supri (Radhika Madan) and karate grandmaster Mani (also Gulshan Devaiah) to take on Mani’s evil twin, Jimmy.
Gwalior-born Parmar skilled in combined martial arts from the age of seven. He has been living in Mumbai for the past decade and has been part of several movies as an assisting actor and fighter similarly to being a martial arts dressmaker. Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota is Parmar’s first main task.
The film features four essential fight sequences, the maximum bold of them being the 15-minute climax. The warring parties, barring the leads, are often actual martial artists. The action is a hand-to-hand fight and looks as practical as it can get. Parmar educated the actors in martial arts, Jacobus become the action director and Ruel turned into the combat co-ordinator. In a verbal exchange, Parmar took Scroll. In at the back of the fights of Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota.
How did your association with ‘Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota’ start?
I even have regarded sir [Vasan Bala] because of 2014. I previously designed motion for an unreleased quick movie referred to as Ad-Vengers for him wherein mascots of yesteryear commercials like Onida TV’s satan, Lijjat Papad’s rabbit, MDH Masala’s chacha and the Nirma women come to existence and combat.
Initially, producers were sceptical of a movie like this. Sir could make short films and show to them, sell my martial arts films, announcing, that is what we will do. We’d talk what sort of action the movie has to have, what our team may be.
All of Jimmy’s henchmen are some of the finest martial artists in the Indian movie enterprise. They are based in Mumbai, however, are by and large from outdoor, like Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh and the Southern states. We concept that simplest if those men are there inside the movie can the movement be authentic.