Here's How Ranveer Singh Transformed From 86-kilo Simmba To Kapil Dev

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Ranveer Singh has transformed himself for many roles in his career. Here is all about Ranveer's transformation from bulky Simmba to fit Kapil dev in '83'.

Written By Alifiya Shaiwala | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Ranveer Singh, one of the most celebrated actors of his generation, is also known for his drastic physical transformations to fit into his characters in Bollywood. He has portrayed characters of different shades every time his fans have seen him on screen. His physical transformation for Padmaavat left fans stunned and amazed. Later, he was seen all bulky and muscular in Simmba and appeared all thin and lanky in his last release, Gully Boy. Interestingly, reports say that Ranveer Singh has lost another 15 kgs to fit into legendary cricketer Kapil Dev’s character for his film '83. Here is how Ranveer undertook the difficult and awe-inspiring journey to transform himself. 

Ranveer Singh’s physical transformation for ‘83.

Earlier in July, Ranveer Singh shared a shirtless picture of himself on Twitter and captioned the picture saying “me looking at you eating carbs like”. This clearly gave his fans an idea that the actor was undergoing vigorous training sessions and strict diet plans for his upcoming flick '83. While interacting with media, Ranveer shared that Kapil Dev’s body mechanics were very unique and only the iconic sportsman could execute those actions. He further stated that he had to change his body mechanisms which were very tough for him to emulate. Ranvir later revealed that the cricket scenes for the film were shot in August. 

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Additionally, in the same interview, Ranveer Singh spilt the beans on how he had spent 10 days with Kapil Dev, learning about his food patterns, batting skills and his ethics. He further said that they continuously practised cricket for three hours every day. Within a month after his first Twitter post about 'missing' carbs, the Befikre actor shared a part of his final look on social media. Fans caught a glimpse of the drastic transformation of his physique. According to reports, Ranveer was 83 kgs in Simmba and lost almost 15 kgs to fit into Kapil Dev’s role in '83.

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It has been a while since Ranveer revealed his first look from '83 on the occasion of his birthday on social media. Although the actor has not spoken much about the movie, fans cannot wait to watch the megastar on screen. Directed by Kabir Khan, the story of the film chronicles India's incredible cricket World Cup victory in 1983. ’83 film will star Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. The film is slated to release on April 10, 2020.

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