Bollywood Stars Who Went From Flab To Fab For Their Filmy Debut

Salena Harshini |Jan 30, 2020

In order to get the roles of their choice and to debut in the industry, these celebrities drastically went from fat to fit and it was really commendable.

To be a famous person is not simple like what we usually see in movies. They have to work their hardest in order to win the audience’s hearts. And working in movies is not easy, either. Odd and long working hours often leave a mark on these stars’ health.

Moreover, they have to make sure they look good on a regular basis not only to maintain their images in others’ eyes but also to get the part that they want. One can go beyond the limits to be able to fit into that.

So, let’s take a look at the celebrities who did everything that it takes to transform from fat to it in order to get the character of their choice.

Bhumi Pednekar

For her role in Dum Laga ke Haisha, the actress mounted up her weight to 85 kilos. She can be seen playing the character of an extremely obese girl.

Bhumi Before After

However, Bhumi started getting back her figure and lose weight instantly after the shooting for the movie ended. In only four months, she managed to lose over 30 kgs.

Alia Bhatt

Prior to her debut in films, the Raazi star had a weight of about 67 kg. Alia got rid of 16 kg to have the first role in Bollywood.

Alia Bhatt Before After

Her very first movie was Karan Johar’s Student of the Year in which Alia looked beautiful and really slim. She put huge efforts in it and lost that much weight within only a few months.

Sonakshi Sinha

Same as Alia, Sonakshi had to lose a slew of weight before she entered the Tinseltown. She reduced approximately 30 kg.

Sonakshi Sinha Before After

Her debut film was Salman Khan starrer Dabangg and since she had lost a lot of weight, she looked very healthy in the flick. After the movie was completed, the actress joined the gym again and began to lose even more weight.

Arjun Kapoor

Before becoming an actor, Arjun Kapoor had a striking heft of approximately 140 kg.


When he decided to devote his life to movies, he also decided to lose weight. The actor sweated big time in the gym in order to get into the perfect figure for movies. He said he was encouraged and inspired by actor Salman Khan.

Sara Ali Khan

The young actress has snatched everyone’s hearts with her playful aura and great acting. However, she was also not very fit before becoming an actress.

Sara Before After

Although today Sara has been a popular style icon, she had weighed 96 kg before.

It was not an easy journey for Sara. The actress worked very hard during her transformation and 30 months later, she managed to wear 30 kg off.

Zareen Khan

The actress did not come from a movie background. She used to have the heft of 106 kg at some certain time, but then she began going on a diet and heading to the gym before working for films.

Zareen Khan

Zareen Khan then debuted in Veer starring Salman Khan. In the flick, she can be seen losing some kgs and after it, she worked harder to lose more weight.

Adnan Sami

The actor-singer’s obesity had gone to the extent that doctors had said that if he did not wear off some heft, he wouldn't be able to live for a long while more.

Adnan Sami

Adnan went through a surgery after which he began losing weight gradually.  Within 16 months, he lost 167 kg. Previously, the actor lost 40 kg thanks to his diet.

Now, he weighs only 75 kg. His trainer played a very important role to keep him fit. And now, he only weighs about 75kg. The trainer was an extremely vital role in keeping him fit.

Ram Kapoor

The entire Bollywood was astonished at the shocking transformation of Ram Kapoor.

Ram Kapoor

Because of the drastic change, even his fans couldn’t recognize him. He is now even more handsome and fit than before.

As per some news, his journey wasn’t easy because, in order to stay lean, he had to steer clear from the screens for a long while.

Ganesh Acharya

Ganesh Acharya

In 16 months, director, actor and choreographer Ganesh Acharya wore off 85 kgs and that is totally commendable. He used to be 200 kg when Ganesh started his weight loss journey.

The actor managed to prove he is the lead in staying fit just like his dance steps.


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