Telugu actor Allari Naresh, who is playing an extremely fat character in comedy film Laddu Babu, says that it was a Herculean task for him as he needed to spend seven hours everyday to wear and remove prosthetic make-up for the role. His character weighs over 200kg in the movie, directed by Ravi Babu.
Talking to media, Allari Naresh revealed the struggle he had to
undergo every on the sets of the film. The actor said, "The
character that I play in the film weighs over 200 kg. I had to wear
layers of prosthetic make-up to look fat. It used to take me almost
six hours every day to wear the make-up and another few hours to
Allari Naresh added, "Playing the role was extremely tough
because moving freely was a challenge with the make-up. I had to
wear bigger shoes to walk and that too with great difficulty,
survive on liquid diets throughout the shoot because munching would
affect the make-up and even bear skin infections," he
Schedule for summer release, Laddu Babu also features Bhumika
Chawla in the lead. Naresh put up with arduous make-up sessions
because he feels he owed it to the director. "I was introduced by
Ravi Babu in 'Allari'. Whatever I am today is because of the
opportunity he gave me many years ago and the faith he had in me.
I'll always be indebted to him and I agreed to do the film for
him," he said.