Randeep Hooda Says, “I Have Been Underweight For A Very Long Time”

Panaji (Goa) [India]: Actor Randeep Hooda has been synonymous with flexible roles that involve sheer hard work, determination, and unbelievable transformation.

Recall Randeep’s film ‘Sarabjit’ (2016). The actor shed over 20 kg in 28 days to play the position of Sarabjit Singh, who died in Pakistan prison after he was sentenced to death in a Pakistani courtroom for alleged terrorism and spying. Randeep starved himself to seem like an actual Sarabjit.

Cut to 2022; the 46-year-old has once more shocked anyone along with his drastic weight reduction. Seeing snapshots of his modern-day look, a slew of his lovers even raised their difficulty on social media.

Talking to an entertainment portal at the continued 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, Randeep found out that he is presently underweight because of a challenge in the life of freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

“I have been underweight for a very long time..and I agree I shouldn’t have been underweight for too long. However, the biopic on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar demands it and I love to push my limit and do everything possible to do justice to the character I am playing. It’s not that I have to undergo transformation out of duty or something. It’s just that I like to go through emotions of different characters. This kind of training makes me feel closer to the character,” he shared.

However, he admitted that such severe modifications could take a toll on one’s fitness.

“It does take a toll on health…So I try to take breaks and pause for some time. Taking breaks helps to undergo difficult changes,” Randeep delivered.

Randeep has already begun taking pictures for Swatantra Veer Savarkar, a biopic on V D Savarkar. It additionally marks the directorial debut of Randeep, who plays the titular position in the movie.

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