From Arjun Kapoor to Adnan Sami, how these Bollywood celebs lost tons to look fit and slim.
1. Arjun Kapoor
Arjun Kapoor, as per reports, used to weigh 140kgs. Even following quite a while of his presentation in Ishaqzaade (2012), the entertainer actually gets related to weight battle. It just so happens, Karan Johar presented Arjun on the most recent scene of the syndicated program as one who has been on a keto diet (a low-carb, high-fat eating routine) like Karan himself is. It is said that at one mark of time, Arjun could eat six burgers at one go.
2. Zareen Khan
The Bollywood actress dropped from 100kg to 57kg and did it with persistence and hard work. The star did the correct exercise and followed a proper diet to achieve her new body. In an interview while talking about what she does, Khan opened up about doing Pilates, weight training, jogging and swimming. Apart from a diet, Khan also said she ate every two hours.
3. Ram Kapoor
In 2019, ‘The Student Of The Year’ star Ram Kapoor had shared his before and after photo while undergoing a major physical transformation. The 47-year-old credits his fat to fab journey to diet and workouts.
4. Alia Bhatt
Bollywood director Karan Johar had apparently asked actress Alia Bhatt to lose 20 kgs before her debut Student of the Year. Johar apparently felt bad later and apologised publicly for body-shaming. Last year, a popular online poll found Alia Bhatt to be voted the Sexiest Asian Female for 2019.
5. Parineeti Chopra
Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra not only accepts that she was overweight but even talks openly about feeling unfit. “BEFORE… All my life, I have struggled with how I look, how I feel, and how people looked at me. I was constantly made fun of, but the person I was, I generously laughed with them. Today, many people ask me what triggered the weight loss, did I give in to the ‘Bollywood pressure’? To that I say – thank god I became an actor and had that pressure! I am able to achieve what I couldn’t achieve otherwise. I feel more confident, I feel at peace, and I feel proud!”, Parineeti wrote on her Instagram account, after losing lot of weight.
6. Sonam Kapoor
When Sanjay Leela Bhansali offered her Saawariya (2007), apparently, he laid down only one condition: Sonam had to lose weight immediately. And with the help of a weight loss doctor, her mother Sunita and Sanjay himself, Sonam apparently lost 32 kgs and has maintained her weight since.
7. Sonakshi Sinha
Did you know that before she made a mark in the industry with her innocent looks, beautiful smile and good acting, Sonakshi Sinha actually weighed around 90 kgs? The actress lost almost 30 kgs before entering Bollywood.
8. Sara Ali Khan
Earlier on Instagram, Bollywood starlet Sara Ali Khan shared an old video of herself way before her weight loss transformation. The picture above was one of the throwback photos shared by Khan on social media. At a point she weighed 96 kilos. Previously she has opened up about how she used to struggle with hormonal disorder and polycystic ovary syndrome that makes it difficult to lose weight.
9. Kareena Kapoor
From a chubby starlet to the fitness-conscious diva that she is today, Kareena Kapoor’s body transformation has often been highlighted by fans. Some will also remember her size-zero phase when she became super skinny for her role in film Tashan (2008). She flaunted her pregnancy weight with confidence and during a Facebook Live session with dietician Rujuta Diwekar, she said, “I enjoyed my pregnancy and it was out there for the world to see. I was flaunting my double chin, knowing that I was being photographed from every possible angle”. But, Bebo is right back to looking fit and fabulous.
10. Bhumi Pednekar
Bhumi Pednekar’s debut movie, Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015), was about an overweight newly-wed bride. Her immaculate acting in the movie won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in 2016. But, as she walked up the stage, everyone noticed her slimmer, toned body. Bhumi had lost 32 kgs, she went from 89 kg to 57 kg in about six months without going on a fad diet, say reports.
11. Adnan Sami
Bollywood singer Adnan Sami of Lift Karaa De fame inspired fans when he lost 155 Kgs in 11 months. From 230 kgs he went down to 75 kgs