Rajkummar Rao celebrates his birthday on August 31. This dapper actor believes in staying faithful and loyal to his fitness regime and loves to sweat it out in the gym despite a busy schedule
Most of our Bollywood heroes give us major fitness goals and the Wakhra Swag actor Rajkummar Rao is no less when it comes to sweating it out in the gym. The 34-year-old birthday boy has blown us all with his fantastic performances in movies including Newton, Judgemental Hai Kya, Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, and more. But did you know that the actor has also had a fat-to-fit-transformation? Rajkummar Rao gained 11-13 kilos owing to his role in the web series Bose – Dead/Alive. He not just gave a stellar performance in that web series but also ended up losing all the extra weight in no time.
In one of his interviews with Mid-Day, he quoted that he was prepared to shed all that weight he had gained for this role. Also, he was expecting a sudden transformation, which needed a strict gym and diet requirement. A man of few words, Rajkummar Rao is counted among the most unconventional starts of the Bollywood and is known to grow with every role and film. Here’s a look at the fitness and diet regime of this dapper actor and how he looks this great, always!
Rajkummar Rao Fitness
From sporting six-pack abs for Behen Hogi Teri to shedding every inch and pound of weight and fat for Trapped and the again gaining 13 kilos for Bose, Rajkummar Rao has gone beyond everyone’s expectations and stunned us all with his versatile performances. He has been a favourite of paparazzi since his debut with his beau Patralekha in CityLights. Since his debut, the actor has undergone a gamut of changes, be it in his physique and style. When you look at the Rajkummar Rao, who looked nothing less than a chocolate boy during his debut, now the actor has not just evolved as an actor but gives equal importance to his fitness regime. In an interview given to Mid-Day, he confessed that he is a cardio and muscle training kind of a guy and loves to sweat it out in a gym or even without any equipment, despite a busy schedule. Also, did you know that Rao is a national level gold medalist in Taekwondo? Yes, what you’ve read here is right! The actor takes out time from his busy schedule every day to practice Taekwondo. He is more of regular, freehand workout types. His workout mainly includes:
- Dips and squats
- Abdominal crunches
- Leg lifts
- Side bends
Rajkummar Rao Diet
To shed all that weight he had gained for the web-series, Rajkummar Rao had to undergo a strict diet. In one of his interviews to a leading portal, he said that to gain all that weight, he was open to eat everything under the umbrella, including parathas, biryani, pizzas, etc. As actors, diet is a significant part of their fitness journey, but here it was Rajkumar Rao’s luck to gorge on all the yummy fats and ghee just to fit into the role. However, to shed all that weight was one journey. For that, he had to skip breakfast or lunch and have a protein-rich dinner coupled with some heavy gym sessions to shed all that weight and get back in shape.
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