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7 Bollywood stars who went through shocking weight transformation for their roles

Acting is a profession where you have to change characters and personalities in every film. Actors have to shift their mindsets in different zones to get into the brain of the character they are playing. But apart from the preparation in the art, there is also a rigorous physical transformation that goes into it.

Many celebrities have blown our minds away with their shocking physical transformation. They put on weight and lose it too. But, lots of effort and preparation take into transforming from one character to another physically.

From Aamir Khan in ‘Dangal’ to Ranveer Singh in ‘Gully Boy’, there are many celebs who went through huge transformation physically. Here is a list of  7 Bollywood stars who have gone through shocking weight transformation for their movies.

7 Bollywood stars’ weight transformation for their roles

Aamir Khan (‘Dangal’)

Aamir Khan left no stone unturned to perfect his role in ‘Dangal’. The actor shaped body for both the versions of his role in the movie. He gained an unimaginable amount of weight to portray a retired wrestler—and then losing it all to show his younger and fitter self.

Aamir Khan
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Vicky Kaushal (‘Sardar Udham Singh’)

Vicky Kaushal, who bulked up for his role in ‘URI: The Surgical Strike’, has been sporting a much leaner physique in his next ‘Sardar Udham Singh’ that is directed by Shoojit Sircar.  The actor reportedly lost about 13 kgs in just three months to play the younger version of Singh.

Vicky Kaushal
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Ranveer Singh (‘Gully Boy’)

Bollywood’s hottest hunk Ranveer Singh bulked up for his character in ‘Padmaavat’. However, the actor had to shed the muscle mass to play a street rapper who lived in the slums. The actor had a remarkable transformation between the two characters.

Ranveer Singh
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Bhumi Pednekar (‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’)

Bhumi Pednekar was recognized after her role as an overweight homemaker in her debut film ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’. Everyone thought she was always a chubby girl. But, Pednekar was a model who gained 30 kilos for her character.

Bhumi Pednekar
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Rajkummar Rao (‘Trapped’)

Rajkummar Rao lost oodles of kilos by starving himself for his role in ‘Trapped’. However, he advises that drastic weight loss or gain should be done under expert supervision.

Rajkummar Rao
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Ishaan Khatter (‘Beyond the Clouds’)

Bollywood’s heartthrob Ishaan Khatter sent a shock wave with his transformation pictures as he revealed that he had to shed about eight kilos to get the role in his debut film ‘Beyond The Clouds’. He reportedly had 12 days to shed the extra pounds.

Ishaan KHatter
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Randeep Hooda (‘Sarbjit’)

Randeep Hooda had one of the best yet shocking as well as disturbing body transformation. He literally shrank to his bones for his role in ‘Sarbjit’, that was applauded by many.

Randeep Hooda Sarbjit
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