Sandalwood actor Sudeep has gone great lengths to achieve the professional wrestler's look for his upcoming sports-centric film Pailwaan. Not only did his drastic transformation grab a lot of attention, but also was highly scrutinised. Unlike many stars who take pride in it, Sudeep says he feared being noticed after losing nearly 10 kgs of weight for his role. In conversation with NDTV, he has stated that the embarrassment his transformation led to was scary. Read further...
Sudeep Was Embarrassed
Talking about the attention his drastic weight loss received, Sudeep said, "Even though people are observing or talking about my look in the film in a good way but in the beginning, I did feel a bit embarrassed."
He Calls It 'Scary'
Sudeep said being 'perfect' before the public eye is something he feared. "This is worst then being dressed, you need to be perfect. The embarrassment was scary," he added. The actor didn't shy away from admitting to the fact that he did have his share of fears that came with the drastic changes in his physique.
Sudeep Sports 3 Looks
Describing his diet and fitness regime, Sudeep told the publication, "It was a big challenge for me. I had to eat diet food, everything was calculated and measured. I have three looks in the film - bulky, lean and the transformation. I was 84-85 kg and I had to come down to 73-74 kg."
He's Happy About The Crossover Of Artistes
Sudeep has carved a niche for himself as an actor in other film industries too. He is happy about the fact that viewers across the world are welcoming content from different languages. "People have grown. There is a difference in their mentality. Now there is no divide of borders," Sudeep said.