Rakul Preet Singh was called a ‘stick’ in South industry, was asked to lose weight when she came to Mumbai: ‘That was the standard of Bombay’

MD Merajul IslamMay 7, 2022

Actor Rakul Preet Singh worked in the South Indian film industry earlier than making her Bollywood debut with Yaariyan in 2014. However the transition was not straightforward, as she needed to work on her physique weight. Within the south, she was requested to placed on some kilos, however when she got here to Mumbai, she needed to reduce weight.

Lately, Rakul appeared on Shilpa Shetty’s chat present Form of You. On the present, Shilpa shared her expertise of working within the south, and recalled how she was instructed that she was too skinny. Shilpa requested Rakul what her expertise was like. Rakul replied, “After I debuted, Samantha (Ruth Prabhu) and Kajal (Aggarwal) have been already stars, they usually have been match. I believe folks turned aware about how they give the impression of being on the display screen as a result of the content material was being consumed all over the place.”

The Runway 34 actor added, “However once I debuted, I used to be instructed I’m too skinny. Individuals would name me ‘stick’ and I might say ‘no’. However after two-three years I gave in additionally.”

However when Rakul got here to Mumbai to strive her luck within the Hindi movie business, she was requested to shed some kilos. “After I got here to Mumbai and I began auditioning on the age of 20, I used to be instructed that I should reduce weight as a result of that was the usual of Bombay. However I didn’t have entry or understanding since I used to be a child,” Rakul shared.

The actor needed to lose 10 kgs in 50 days for Luv Ranjan’s romantic comedy De De Pyar De, by which she starred with Ajay Devgn. “I misplaced 10 kgs in 50 days, and I didn’t assume I used to be 10 kgs obese, however I used to be,” Rakul stated. The movie additionally featured Tabu in a pivotal position.

Rakul might be subsequent seen in a comedy titled Chhatriwali. She performs the standard management head of a condom manufacturing facility within the movie. She will even function in movies akin to Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Physician G, Indra Kumar’s Thank God with Sidharth Malhotra, and Akshay Kumar’s Mission Cinderella.


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