Randeep Hooda: The actor's dedication for his role as prisoner Sarbjit Singh in the film Sarabjit was noteworthy. Randeep lost 18 kilograms in 28 days to looked drastically thin. Directed by Omung Kumar, Sarabjit grabbed a lot of eyeballs for Randeep's performance, especially his transformation to look lean. Randeep, who loves to eat, had to go on a near-starvation diet. He was closely supervised by a doctor and his sister.
Ranveer Singh: Ranveer Singh shed his muscles for Gully Boy, to fit into the role of a rapper. The film also stars Raazi actress Alia Bhatt. It was a big challenge for Ranvir to shed extra muscles for the film because he had significantly beefed up for his role of Alauddin Khilji in his previous film Padmaavat.
Rana Daggubati: Rana Daggubati is known for experimenting with his weight for his roles in the films. His physical transformation into the fearsome Bhallaladeva for Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) was lauded, which was a result of more than a year of rigorous workout and diet. The actor has recently completed shooting for the Hindi-Telugu-Tamil trilingual franchise, 'Haathi Mere Saathi', for which he shed almost 15 kg over three months. He did so by abstaining from eating non-vegetarian food, stopping his weight training and only doing light cardio exercises to shed muscles.
Rajkummar Rao: Rajkummar Rao was seen sporting a pot belly without using prosthetics. The actor had gained weight for his web series Bose. Rao had previously shed weight for another film Trapped, and later became fighting fit for his role in the film Behen Hogi Teri. Rao had also shared his three different avatars of the aforementioned looks on Instagram.
Aamir Khan: Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood, Aamir Khan is known to gain or lose weight as required according to his on-screen character. For the role of Mahavir Phogat in Dangal Aamir ensured his weight fluctuated based on his character's looks, which was shown ageing at different time leaps in the film. The actor also had to manage his shooting schedule to facilitate the transformation. That's some hard work, and it paid off at the box-office.
Salman Khan: Salman Khan too gained some serious body weight for his role as a wrestler in Sultan. The actor was shown doing some heavy duty grappling in certain scenes. Now, the actor has gone a step ahead for Ali Abbas Zafar's Bharat. Salman, who is currently shooting in Malta with Katrina Kaif and the rest of the Bharat team, has got leaner for his role in the movie. The actor has also shared the picture on his Instagram account.
Varun Dhawan: Varun Dhawan went on a liquid diet for Badlapur, in which his character was shown as a 40-year-old man. He also loosened his toned muscular look for the role. Currently promoting his film 'Sui Dhaaga' along with his co-star Anushka Sharma, Varun will be playing the role of a self-employed tailor in the film. Varun will be next seen in Karan Johar's period drama, Takht.
Hrithik Roshan: One look at Hrithik Roshan and there's no doubt that fitness is his middle name. Google Hrithik and you can see several images of him flaunting his incredible physique. But, for essaying the role of a paraplegic in Guzaarish, Hrithik Roshan freed himself from his strict routine workout regimen to look the part. Hrithik is currently shooting for his role as a mathematician in Super 30.
Abhishek Bachchan: Abhishek Bachchan gained weight for the film Guru, a biographical drama by Mani Ratnam. Abhishek did so to fit in the role of a aged business tycoon.
Bhumi Pednekar: Even Bollywood actresses are at the forefront when it comes to gaining or losing weight for a film role. Bhumi Pednekar gained 15 kgs for her debut film Dum Laga Ke Haisha, in which she starred opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. Bhumi dropped 20 kgs for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, in which she shared the screen with Akshay Kumar. Currently, all fit, the actress is prepping up for her role in Sonchiriya, opposite Sushant Singh Rajput.
Vidya Balan: Vidya Balan essayed a character inspired by the late Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture. Vidya underwent weight gain for some scenes in the film's climax. The actress also won National Film Award for Best Actress for Dirty Picture. Last seen in Tumhari Sulu, Vidya is currently preparing for her role of Basavatarakam, for the NTR biopic.
Priyanka Chopra: Priyanka Chopra experimented with her weight for the 7 characters of various ages that she portrayed in 7 Khoon Maaf. As Priyanka's characters in the film changed with age, so did her weight.
Kangana Ranaut: Kangana Ranaut gained weight for the role of a married woman in Tanu Weds Manu Returns and lost kilos for the character of a Haryanvi athlete in the same film. Currently working on her role as Rani Laxmibai in Manikarnika, the actress has learnt horse-riding and other tactics to get into the shoes of the character.
Randeep Hooda, who is known to get into the skin of the characters left no stone unturned for his film 'Sarabjit'. Randeep, who was playing the role of a prisoner, had gone through a drastic transformation for his role as a prisoner. It's not just Randeep who has gone a step ahead to get his character perfect on the screen; here are some other actors too who underwent some drastic transformations for their roles.
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