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Who is Ma Dong-seok, Prabhas' rumoured villain for Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Spirit?

South Korean superstar Ma Dong-seok has been reportedly roped in for Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s upcoming movie, Spirit, which also features Prabhas.

Who is Ma Dong-seok, Prabhas' rumoured villain for Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Spirit?

Ma Dong-seok (L) Prabhas (R)

Last Updated: 05.09 PM, Jul 08, 2024

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South Korean action king Ma Dong-seok seems to be marking his territory in Indian cinema as he appears to be making his Telugu debut. Reportedly, the actor has been roped in for Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s upcoming movie, Spirit. The movie also features South’s megastar Prabhas. Here’s more update about the latest villain in town.

Ma Dong-seok to play villain in Prabhas' next

Following the blockbuster success of Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s action thriller Animal, reports about Spirit started doing the rounds and the filmmaker confirmed that the movie will start its shoot this year. Now, Spirit is making waves on the internet after rumours about its stellar casting started circulating online. According to several reports, Ma Dong-seok will battle Prabhas as he plays a brutal villain in Spirit. The alleged reports also suggest that the action maverick has charged a whopping Rs 10 crore for the film. But the confirmation on the same is still awaited. Nevertheless, the rumours about Ma Dong-seok's role have got his fans excited!

Ma Dong-seok in a still from Deep Trap
Ma Dong-seok in a still from Deep Trap

Who is Ma Dong-seok?

Ma Dong-seok, also popular by his stage name Don Lee, is a South Korean superstar who is renowned for his iconic action moves and refined acting. Be it his aggression or martial arts skills, Don Lee garners acclaim in every role he portrays. Hence, the rumour of Spirit’s main villain being played by Don Lee is getting all hyped because of his aura which you can’t miss.

Ma Dong-seok's best Korean films

Ma Dong-seok has an impressive career spanning decades, and his top films include several action and psychological thrillers. Some of his best films and performances include Train to Busan, The Outlaws, Deep Trap, The Roundup, The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil and Badland Hunters.

Ma Dong-seok's movies: The Bros (L), The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (R)
Ma Dong-seok's movies: The Bros (L), The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (R)

Ma Dong-seok's foray into Hollywood and Marvel

Ma Dong-seok rose to a global fandom with his robust performance in the international zombie hit Train to Busan in 2016. Later, he made a captivating Hollywood debut in the MCU's Eternals. The 2021 superhero fantasy adventure movie stars Don Lee as Gilgamesh, where he captures everyone’s attention with his artistic talent alongside a stellar ensemble cast including Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, and others.

Ma Dong-seok’s upcoming projects

The action star is currently busy shooting and producing multiple projects. Apart from his highly anticipated return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ma Dong-seok has a variety of films lined up. One of the awaited releases includes the Roundup franchise, as he confirmed to take the legacy of the actioner forward. He will continue reprising the role of Detective Ma Seok-do in the upcoming Roundup 5. The actor will also be starring in the remake of his action-thriller “The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil” and with Iko Uwais, Tony Jaa, and Jet Li in Nonstop.

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