Assam actor plays action-double of Saif Ali Khan in ‘Tanhaji’ 


GUWAHATI, Jan 16: Assam actor Montu Deuri has brought good news to the state. Montu recently completed his assignment of being the action stunt-double for Saif Ali Khan in the Bollywood movie, “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior”, starring Ajay Devgn.

In his three years of film career, Montu has performed in various Assamese as well as Hindi movies. Some of his major stunt works are in two Assamese movies: “Suspended Inspector Boro” and “Local Kung fu 2”.

Montu has worked in Hindi movies like Saaho, Mardaani 2, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota and recently got opportunity to work as Saif Ali Khan’s action body double in the latest blockbuster movie, “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior”.

In a telephonic conversation with News Live, Montu said, “I am very happy to get this opportunity. It is like an achievement for me, but I will be happier when I will get a bigger role in a Bollywood movie.”

Speaking about the state of the Assamese film industry Deuri said that much needs to be done for its development.

“We don’t have cinema halls in many places of Assam. If more cinema halls can be built, the Assamese film industry will also develop accordingly,” Deuri added.

Montu Deuri is a Black Belt First Dan in taekwondo and is a resident of Nam Deuri village in Jorhat.