Are you tired of your bulging belly and those ‘googly-woogly’ cheeks? Relax! You are not alone in your battle with bulge. Our dear Bollywood stars too have faced their share of “weighty” issues in the past. So, worry not! If they can do it, so can also can do. Listed are 10 superstars of the B-Town film industry and their weight reduction regime to help you kick the fat and shed the extra kilos from your body.
1. Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi Sinha faced much backlash for her weight when she made her debut with ‘Dabangg’. This superstar once weighed 94 kg and she took a challenge and reduced 30 kg which was not an easy for her. She gained that much weight due to lack of exercise, excess intake of junk foods, but during her whole weight loss journey, she controlled her craving for junk foods and took balanced diet.
2. Sonam Kapoor
‘Miss Style Icon’ of Bollywood, Sonam Kapoor, who is known for her fashion seance rather than her acting skills, was around 86 kg before she signed her first film, “Saawariya”. Her weight gain was due to unhealthy diet she used to have. She reduced 35 kilos to get that subtle yet sensuous look in her film. Sonam is very strict with her diet. She follows a low-carb and high-protein diet which is divided into five small meals. She munches on dry fruits and drinks milkshakes if she feels her hunger rising.
3. Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti, made bollywood debut with”Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl” in 2011 but got reorganization with romantic drama “Ishaqzaade” in 2012. Parineeti herself admitted in media that she was 86 kg before joining the Bollywood. Like all other actress of Bollywood, she also followed a strict diet plan, regular exercise, meditation, yoga session and due to all this hard work, she shed her extra weight and finally achieved success on her journey of Fat to Fit.
4. Arjun Kapoor
Dis you believe our heartthrob Arjun Kapoor wasn’t this fit and fab in his teens. Arjun weighed over 170 kilos before Bollywood’s fittest celeb Salman Khan took him under his wings and the ‘2 States’ star lost 68 kilos for that fit ‘n’ fab body. His diet is very rich in protein. He consumes a lot of egg whites, boiled or grilled chicken and fish. He likes his chapatis made with pearl millet. He is a meat lover. He eats pineapple and strawberries and prefers protein shakes.
5. Zareen Khan
Hot and Bold Bollywood actress Zareen Khan was criticised for her weight gain. The actress, who looks fit and fab now, used to be a chubby girl in her teens and pre-teens. At one point of time Zareen weighed 100 kilos! But when she decided to being a model she shed those extra kilos. And within a year, with right exercise and diet, she lost 43 kilograms. To lose weight, Zareen followed a high protein diet which includes a lot of fruits and vegetable. Other than this, she is obsessed with drinking a lot of water for a good detox.
6. Jackky Bhagnani
‘Youngistaan’ actor Jackky Bhagnani weighed 130 kilos before becoming an actor. He lost over 80 kgs with rigorous exercises and a strict diet plan which he followed for over two years.
7. Bhumi Pednekar
The “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” actress already weighed 72 kgs, when she got an offer for this movie. And for this, she had to put even more weight and weighed around 89 kgs at the time she made her debut. However, soon after the film, the actress managed to drop all the extra fat and looks super-fit now! Unlike other celebrities, she did not restrict herself from enjoying the food. All she did was to switch the unhealthy ones with healthy choices. She gave up on refined sugar, carbs and alcohol. Her mother made a diet chart for her which included simple homestyle food.
8. Alia Bhatt
The young star of Bollywood who made her debut as a lead actress in the movie, “Student of the Year”, was not always as fit as she looks now. She almost lost 16 kg of weight in 3 months. She avoids junk food and rather prefers to have a vegetable rich diet.
9. Tanmay Bhatt
Tanmay Bhatt has made us laugh harder than we could handle. He lost 109 kgs by following Keto diet. The diet endorses increased intake of healthy fats along with some proteins. It is a low carb diet. It might sound weird but this actually works.
10. RJ Malishka
RJ Malishka who showed her other talents on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa understood the importance of being fit on the dance-based reality show. She lost heaps of weight by working hard and following healthy eating habits. Her diet is more raw and paleo in nature. Her diet includes amazing things like tuna fish, potato soup, green salad, boiled asparagus, broccoli, raw green banana sandwich, banana flower soup with dates, lotus stem with brown rice, aloe vera juice, red gram salad and scrambled eggs.