Drunk Kerala man's 'Baahubali' stunt with elephant goes horribly wrong

Elias Hubbard
November 14, 2017

Seemingly drunk, his friends warn him that the tusker will be infuriated if he gets any closer.

As awesome as The Jungle Book is, life isn't a movie, so it's no surprise that the dude in the video got completely tossed into the air when he climbed an elephant's trunk. He has since been hospitalised.

A video capturing the incident, shows the youth from Thodupuzha, Kerala, trying to imitate the famous "Baahubali" scene where the actor mounts an elephant by climbing up its trunk. He can be seen in the video, which has gone viral on internet, lying unconscious on the ground. First they brought some fruits from a nearby shop and tried to befriend the elephant. 'The elephant was more than happy to munch on some fresh bananas and fruits. Don't go! Don't go!

Ignoring his friend's warnings, the man manages to give the elephant a quick peck.

However, things went wrong for John when the elephant shook him off, hurling him a few feet away. The man lands on his head with his body twisted over. His friends run towards him and shout: "Is he dead? No, no, he's alive". The man who was allegedly drunk was rushed to a hospital where he was admitted.

Remember the larger-than-life scene in Baahubali: The Conclusion where Prabhas walks on the trunk of the elephant to rise on top. Needless to try, the stunts in any movie should not be tried at home or anywhere else.

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