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10 Movies Where Bollywood Celebrities’ Lost their Weight for the Character (Part I)

Audiences today are very much aware about movies and sees even minute details.  An actor needs to convince the audiences about the character he is playing and it should be believable. Not like 80s and 90s movies where the hero looks same no matter what character he is playing but the scenario is quite different today and the actor should change their looks and body to suit the character he is playing. Many actors even lost their weight for a character they are playing.

Here we have compiled a list of 10 movies where the actor loosed weight for a character.

Aamir Khan for Dangal

Aamir Khan for Dangal

Dangal was a biopic of the famous Phogat family and Aamir Khan played the part of Mahavir Phogat, a national level wrestling player and the father of Geeta and Babita Phogat who won lots of medals for India in the field of wrestling.  The movie chronicles the journey of Mahavir Phogat from his young days to a father of his grown up children. In his younger days, Mahavir Phogat had a good body and older Mahavir Phogat who  fat with a beer belly. In an Interview, Aamir Khan said that he had to work out 9 hours a day to lose weight and it was not easy at all. But all these efforts didn’t go into vein and Dangal became a blockbuster hit and earned more than 300 crores in India.

Randeep Hooda for Sarabjit.

Randeep Hooda for Sarabjit

Randeep Hooda without any doubt is one of the finest actors of Bollywood today.  When he decides to work in a movie he always gives terrific performances while changing his looks according to the character for the ‘Sarabjit’ where he played the titular role, he lost 19 kgs in only 29 days. His makeover was noticeable in the movie as he looked very thin with visible bones. This extreme weight loss demonstrated his courageousness and commitment for the character of the movie. He looked almost unrecognizable in the first look of the movie Sarbjit.

Kareena Kapoor for Tashan

Kareena Kapoor for Tashan

Kareena Kapoor is known to be an brilliant actress who gives 100% for her movies. When she was ‘Tashan’ where she is  needed to lose weight, she didn’t blink an eye before saying yes for the movie. She did extensive work out, followed perfect diet to lose weight.  She was the one who made “zero figure” famous. Her transformation astonished everyone and it was one of the most talked about transformations in Bollywood.

Rajkumar Rao for Trapped

Rajkumar Rao for Trapped

We all know that Rajkumar is a terrific actor and words fall short for the talent he possesses. Rajkumar Rao is a method actor who goes to the mind of the character to understand the character better way. Trapped is a film that shows his dedication and he lost 8 kgs in 23 his film ‘Trapped’. He went through extreme diet and work out for the movie, and he ate only a single piece of carrot and a cup of coffee every day to look malnourished for his role in the movie. He takes great effort to get into his character’s skin for his role in movies.

Vicky Kaushal for Sadar Udham

Vicky Kaushal for Sadar Udham

Vicky Kaushal is a terrific actor who gave great performances in his movies like Masaan, Samju, Raazi, Uri etc. He played Sardar Udham Singh in the movie Sardar Udham directed by Shoojit Sircar. The movie chronicles the life of Sardam Udham from his teenager days to a man in his 30s. Vicky Kaushal   lost around 13 kgs in three months to play the teenager version of Udham Singh.

To be continued…

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