Actor Arjun Kapoor celebrates his thirty sixth birthday on Saturday. The Bollywood star was lately seen in movies corresponding to Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar and Sardar Ka Grandson. The previous additionally gained him reward from critics and audiences.
However do you know that Arjun Kapoor‘s entry into movies was not a cakewalk? Arjun was once obese and needed to lose nearly 50 kilos earlier than he may land his first function. On an episode of The Anupam Kher Present, Arjun had spoken about his journey.
“I used to be a 140 kgs. When Salman Bhai (Salman Khan, actor) inspired me that I might be an actor, he instructed me ‘Most important tumhare andar se ek insaan nikaluga (I’ll take a whole man out of you)’,” he mentioned.
He added that it was his mother and father’ separation that took a toll on him. He was 10 years outdated when his father Boney Kapoor separated from his mom Mona Shourie. He mentioned he would get teased about it at college so he stopped going there. He would sit at dwelling and eat whereas his mom, who was additionally struggling, requested others to let him stay nevertheless he needed to.
Nonetheless, when he determined to be an actor, his mom inspired him too. “Then for 4 years I used to be at dwelling to drop extra pounds. Who else has such luxurious that they offer 4 years merely to drop extra pounds,” he mentioned.
About how he lastly misplaced the load, he mentioned, “I simply began dwelling with Salman. Everyone seems to be busy however for those who love your self, it’s a must to take day trip for your self, it’s a must to be affected person. This can be a life-style. I can’t exercise for 3 months and say ‘I’ve misplaced weight now I can do something’. That is a choice I took that I will not surrender. There will likely be dangerous days like after I can be watching TV and Hrithik Roshan can be dancing along with his six pack abs and I sitting right here with my tond (stomach) hanging out. ‘Ye toh nahi hone wala mujhse (I am unable to do that),” he mentioned.
Arjun has a number of movies within the pipeline together with Bhoot Police with Saif Ali Khan and Ek Villain 2 with John Abraham.