Wannabe Baahubali tries elephant stunt, gets flung in the air

Lifestyle       by Muhammad Irfan | Published

In an incident which occurred in Idduki district's Thodupuzha, a man's "Baahubali" stunt with elephant goes wrong. But when the youngster, identified as Jinu John, tried a similar feat, he was hurled ten feet across by an angry tusker. In the film, actor Prabhas climbs on top of an angry elephant using the animal's trunk as a stepping stone to overpower the large beast.

A friend can be heard saying in the video: "Don't go near the elephant".

Police are investigating the incident, according to the News Minute.

In a video, which has now gone viral, the man is seen approaching the elephant standing in the woods.

'First, they brought some fruits from a nearby shop and tried to befriend the elephant. Before the man tried the stunt, he tried to lure the elephant with some bananas. The man takes out more fruits from the bag and feeds them to the animal, until there is none left. 'After spotting an elephant tethered on a plot and no mahout around, they got a great opportunity to do something insane.

One local said: 'The elephant was not amused by the idea and flung the boy in the air like a ball.

Now the man is in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital struggling for his life after his attempt to mount an elephant like "Baahubali".

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