10 Bollywood Celebrities Who Made Insane Physical Transformations For Movie Roles


A cult venture requires a great deal of dedication by its crew and cast. Acting is the key ingredient and so is the appearance of a character. Cinema is the world of art taken very seriously by dedicated stars. Many Bollywood celebrities invest themselves on a whole new level to achieve outstanding performances such as Aamir Khan for Dangal or Priyanka Chopra for Mary Kom.

Few of the lot is known to take extreme measures to work on their roles’ physical appearance such as our favorite Khans’. Sometimes a perfect built is required other times extreme weight gain. Stars have achieved six pack in a matter of days, gone bald, or even got tattooed or pierced. We have arranged for you 10 times Bollywood celebrities surprised us with their before and after look for a character.

Aamir Khan – Dangal

Aamir Khan - Dangal

Aamir khan is known for working very hard to achieve extraordinary transformations for his characters. Khan is one of the most dedicated stars in Bollywood. This time, he bulked up for the role of a wrestler. The weight gain and the workout sessions did pay off very well for Mr. Perfectionist.

Bhumi Pednekar – Dum Laga Ke Haisha!


Bhumi Pednekar played the role of an overweight middle-class housewife for Dum Laga Ke Haisha alongside Ayushmann Khurana and became the hero of many curvy housewives out there. What many don’t know is that she gained several kilos of mass rapidly for her character.

 Hrithik Roshan – Guzaarish


One of the most phenomenal actors of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan achieved an award winning performance for Guzaarish. And what spoke the most was his transformation? The Krish star gained ample amount of weight along with long curls and heavy beard.

Priyanka Chopra – Mary Kom


Professionalism and commitment personified! Priyanka Chopra has never bulked up for a role like she did for Mary Kom. She plays the character of a boxer – Mary Kom. She is one of the very few actresses in Bollywood who actually invests much effort and time.

Shahid Kapoor – Haider

Shahid Kapoor

Haider was one of the best psycho intense performances by Shahid Kapoor in his entire acting career. Chocolate boy of Bollywood took transformation to a new level when he shaved his head and worked on transforming body muscle along with a Pashtoon beard.

 Randeep Hooda – Sarbjit


Randeep Hooda’s greatest transformation for a role has to be for Sarbjit. Sources reveal that Randeep lost 18 kg in 28 days to get into the character. Now that’s is too much, isn’t it? He starved for days to attain the look. He is one of the most transformational actors on our list.

Vidya Balan – The Dirty Picture

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Vidya Balan isn’t one of the bold actresses in Bollywood. Her fans never imagined her playing late Silk Smitha’s role for Dirty Picture. Balan known for her traditional Indian outfits had to put on a lot of pounds for the role. She justified the real character by exposing a little too much. It wasn’t easy for the actress but she managed it quite well.

Farhan Akhtar – Bhag Mikha Bhag


Farhan Akhtar made it to our list! Farhan has never really transformed for a role until Bhag Mikha Bhag. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara star trained endless hours to get into the role of an athlete. He won many awards for the movie which was a sign of his commitment being paid off.

Sanjay Dutt – Agneepath


Sanjay Dutt went beyond viewers expectations for Agneepath. Everyone’s favorite Munna Bhai did it again but this time going beyond viewers expectations. He shaved his head for the first time, tattooed his whole body, got his ears pierced and achieved a heavy built.

Saif Ali Khan – Omkara

Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan has never come under limelight due to his transformation for roles but we have an exception. For Omkara, Saif buzzed his hair, wore earrings and maintained an unkempt look successfully. Saif’s appearance in Omkara was very different from all the roles he has played earlier.

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