RajKummar has followed the footsteps of Aamir Khan!
Bollywood industry is all about hardwork one can do. Shedding and gaining an unexpected weight has become a trend now- a -days. This trend has set by none other than Aamir Khan aka Mr. Perfectionist. Rajkummar Rao has sported very different looks in his films. While the actor looked fit for Behen Hogi Teri, where he played a small-town boy, he aced the look of a frail man in Vikramaditya Motwane’s Trapped, for which he lost 8 kg.
Now, the actor has put on 11 kg for an upcoming web series on Subhash Candra Bose directed by Hansal Mehta. Bald and pot-bellied, he certainly looks the part. He has recently put a post on Instagram describing the drastic changes in weight he has had to achieve.
RajKummar shared his experience
Rajkummar Rao was quoted saying that “For all my previous films — City Lights, Aligarh and of courseTrapped— I have been asked to lose weight. So I was delighted when I was asked to gain weight. I have been binging on pizzas, Bengali sweets and junk food for the last one month and a half and will continue this routine till August. I stopped working out two months ago.”
Other Bollywood actors too shed their weight drastically for Bollywood projects
Like Rajkummar, several other actors have shed weight drastically for their big screen projects. First, Aamir Khan bulked up over a six-month period to play the wrestler Mangal Singh Phogat in Dangal — his weight reached 97 kg at one time. Then, Aamir Khan had the task of losing 25 kg in 25 weeks, to portray the younger version of his character. Apart from working out for an hour every day, the actor was reportedly on a two-hour diet plan, which means he had to eat a balanced diet at regular intervals, and have nine meals in a day.
Randeep Hooda had done same thing in Sarabjit
For his role in Omung Kumar’s biopic on Sarabjit Singh, Randeep Hooda had gone to extreme lengths to ensure his portrayal is as realistic as possible. And while depicting Sarabjit — especially his over two-decade long incarceration in a Pakistani prison — required Randeep to really dig deep, nothing quite beats his having to drop over 18kg in just 28 days.
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