Peter Hein is a very well known stunt director in Kollywood circles, thanks to the list of hit movies he has got to his name. Ranging from Run, Anniyan, Sivaji, Kochadaiyaan, Magadheera, Endhiran and Baahubali. He is mastermind behind the mind-blowing stunts in the recent sensation Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.
He received the National Award for Stunt direction for the movie Puli Murugan in Malayalam which had MohanLal in the lead role. MohanLal’s Puli Murugan became the highest grosser of all time at the Malayalam box office. Apart from the National Award he has also got several Filmfare awards and State awards to his name. He even received the Sensation of South Indian Award during the SIIMA awards 2011.
It is to be noted that National Award for Stunt direction has been introduced only this year and Peter Hein became the first ever winner of the award for his work in Puli Murugan. Stunt directors like Anal Arasu and Silva have worked as assistants to him. Peter has also appeared as a fighter in some movies when he was working as an assistant to Kanal Kannan and Vijayan.
Peter Hein has decided to direct a film in Malayalam with Mohanlal as the lead actor. He has penned a story for his debut directorial venture and is in the process of making out the screenplay.
Sources close to the master reveal that the movie will be produced in a large scale and the action sequences will be the highlight of the movie.