- "We are always on a constant diet," said the actor
- Rajkummar has put on 11 kilos for his new role
- "But this was my chance to just let go," said Rajkummar
"My diet plan was just to eat as much from sweets to pizzas to biryanis to parathas with lot of cheese and ghee. As actors, we are always on a constant diet but this was my chance to just let go and enjoy all the scrumptious food as much. Lot of sweets, Pizzas, Biryanis and Parathas but mainly sweets," said the Shahid actor, who plays the protagonist in the web series.
Rajkummar has also gone bald to completely to get into the skin of the character. "I wanted to feel like a different person altogether. That's why I shaved my head half and gained all this weight and that's exactly what happened, when I looked at myself after 3-4 weeks of hogging. I couldn't see Raj in the mirror and I started my preparation from there," he said.
Hansal Mehta, who is the creative producer the web series Bose-Dead/Alive, said being in Kolkata for the shoot of the series helped Rajkummar in going out of shape. "People go on a diet to lose weight, but Rajkummar went on a diet to increase weight. The fact we were in Kolkata helped as he ate sandhesh, rasgullas, and all the possible sweets along with cheese laden pizza's, butter dripping aloo parathas," he said.
Directed by Bose-Dead/Alive also stars Pulkit, Patralekhaa Paul, Edward Sonnenblick, Naveen Kasturia, Sanjay Gurbaxani and Surendra Rajan and will premiere soon.
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