Being an actor comes with its challenges, it’s not only about grasping lines and mastering expressions but among all this, they even have to focus on the appearance of the character they are portraying in the movie. They have to undergo a drastic makeover and transformation such as transforming into an older person or looking more younger, or even from fit to fat transformation. Going through all this transformation needs a lot of patience. Sometimes the look of the character is something we remember more than the film. Life of the actors is not easy, sometimes they have to sit on for hours continuously.
Here are some actors who have been through a drastic transformation through their makeovers for their films.
Ranbir Kapoor In Sanju
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The first teaser of ‘Sanju’ created quite a buzz, Ranbir has portrayed 8 avatars of Sanjay Dutt in the film. Sanju is based on the whole life of Sanjay Dutt from the past to present, it narrates the journey from the issue of drug addiction to possessing an AK-56 rifle. Nevertheless, Ranbir Kapoor has aced Sanjay Dutt’s look in every avatar. The resemblance of Ranbir as Sanjay is so similar that in some scenes of the teaser we couldn’t even recognize whether it is Sanjay Dutt himself or Ranbir.
Shahrukh Khan In Fan
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Shahrukh Khan is playing double roles in the movie Fan. One as star Aryan Khanna and another one as an obsessed fan Gaurav. In Fan, SRK had to undergo a makeover for a regular 24-year-old teenage guy who is very much obsessed with Aryan Khanna, makeup artist Greg Cannom used prosthetics to transform a 50-year-old to a teenager.
Amitabh Bachchan In Paa
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In Paa, the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan played a character of a 13-year-old Auro suffering from a genetic disorder Progeria. For making him look like a kid eight specially-designed clay prosthetics were stuck on his face. He had to go through 4-5 hours of makeup every day.
Rajkumar Rao In Raabta
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If you all have watched Raabta and seen the wrinkled villainous old looking man and failed to recognize him then you’re not alone! Most of the people failed to recognize Rajkumar Rao! Rao who became a social media sensation when the pictures of his character were revealed. He is just unrecognizable and everyone was shocked by seeing his transformation from a 32-year-old actor to a 324-year-old man.
There are many other actors like Rishi Kapoor in Kapoor and Sons, Akshay Kumar in 2.0, Anupam Kher as ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the movie The Accidental Prime Minister etc. who too have gone through a transformation for their roles. Life of the actors might look easy but it’s actually not all that easy.