Kichcha Sudeep who plays a boxer in his upcoming Kannada movie “Pailwaan” had to lose 10 kilos for the role. The actor recently revealed that he received several comments for his physical transformation and even though they were good, some of them were embarrassing as well.
The actor had to sport three looks for his latest movie.
Kiccha Sudeep Talks About His Scary Moments
The actor who is playing an antagonist in Salman Khan’s “Dabangg 3” 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. This is worst then being dressed, you need to be perfect. The embarrassment was scary. Salman Khan has been into fitness for a long time and if he can feel like that in Sultan then what I am? I did have my fears. I was scared initially."
He further added that transforming his body in such a huge way was a big challenge for him. The actor stated that everything he ate from diet food to his drinks was calculated and measured. Kiccha Sudeep’s three looks in the film include bulky, lean and transformation. At first, he was 84 to 85 kg and had to come down to 73 to 74 kg.
While discussing the crossover of artists between the South Indian film industry and Bollywood, Sudeep said that it is the start of a beautiful era. The 46-year-old actor further added that people in the South think that Bollywood makes great films and vice versa. According to Sudeep, it is a beautiful phase when the exchange of thoughts and ideas are taking place.
Directed by S Krishna, “Pailwaan” will release on September 12 whereas “Dabangg 3” will release on December 12 this year. With “Pailwaan” Bollywood star Sunil Shetty is making his debut in the Kannada movies.