1- Ranbir Kapoor
When it comes to getting into the skin of their characters, these Bollywood celebrities can do anything. Recently, Ranbir Kapoor who is playing Sanjay Dutt in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Biopic gained quite a lot of weight to justify his role. According to reports, he put on 13 kg for this beefed-up body. He will be seen in three different physiques to portray three phases of Sanjay’s life. Here is the list of other four actors who are known to be experimental and true to their roles.
2- Aamir Khan
Aamir leaves no stone unturned to give his best, that’s why he is known as Mr perfectionist of Bollywood. From 68kg to 90kg for film Dangal, only Aamir Khan can pull that off easily. He gained 22kg for his role in the film, which emerged as the highest grossing Hindi film domestically, and second-highest grossing Indian film of all time with a worldwide gross of ₹8.4 billion (US$130 million).
3- Vidya Balan
Even Vidya Balan didn’t hesitate to gain 12kg for film The Dirty Picture, which was inspired by the life of Silk Smitha, a South Indian actress noted for her erotic roles.
4- Bhumi Padnekar
Bhumi gained 15kg to fit into her character in film Dum Laga ke Haisha. Dum Laga Ke Haisha became one of the few Hindi films, which earned more in second weekend (₹67.5 million (US$1.1 million)) than the first weekend (₹60.5 million (US$940,000)).
5- Kareena Kapoor
As per the demand of the role, Kareena Kapoor racked up a few kilos for 3 idiots. The film won 52 accolades; among these are five Filmfare Awards including best film and best director, ten Star Screen Awards, sixteen IIFA Awards, three National Film Awards, five GIMA Awards, two Apsara Awards and seven Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie Awards. In January 2014, it was nominated in the Best Outstanding Foreign Language Film category for 37th Japanese Academy Awards.