10 Bollywood Actors Who Did Massive Makeovers For Roles

1)Amitabh Bachchan In Paa

As far as makeovers are concerned, Amitabh Bachchan’s character in Paa would remain in top. He was 67 years old when he played a 13 years old diseased boy. For his role as a kid suffering from Progeria, Big B had to go through four hours of make-up everyday. Not to forget the efforts he put to act in that heavy makeup.

2)Rishi Kapoor In Kapoor and Sons

One of the latest and most talked about makeovers is of Rishi Kapoor for his movie “Kapoor & Sons”. He’s apparently playing a 85 year old Daadu. Along with the makeover his acting gave a lift to his character in the movie.

3)Kamal Haasan In Chachi 420


Kamal Hassan is probably the only one in Bollywood who has gone through extreme makeovers most number of times. He played a woman in ‘Chachi 420’ and pretty much owned the look. This versatile performer has also given brilliant performances in  Appu Raja, Abhay and Hidustani which makes him a one of a kind actor.

4)Rajnikant In Robot

Then there’s Rajnikant’s makeover for his movie ‘Robot’. He played the role of ‘Chitti’ a unique robot and a lot of effort went into making sure he looked like one.

5)Amir Khan In Dangal

Aamir Khan is known for picking different roles every time he signs a movie. He has gone through many physical changes for his roles, the recent one includes Dangal for which he gained quite a few pounds to fit into his character.

6)Ranveer Singh In Bajirao Mastani

Not many mainstream actors would go bald at the peak of their careers. But, Ranveer Singh is nothing if not bold, spontaneous and unexpected. For his  movie, Bajrao Mastani, he opted for a bald look and mustache for fitting into the character’s need.


7)Farhan Akhtar In Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Farhan added one more feather to his cap by doing this role. People who have followed Farhan Akhtar’s career closely could tell how much his physique has changed over the years. Mainly because of his portrayal of Milkha Singh for which he sported six abs like no other Bollywood celeb.

8)Shabana Azmi In Makdee

The veteran actress turned a fear-provoking witch for the 2002 horror drama. The critically acclaimed film was truly a visual treat because of Shabana’s bloodcurdling makeover.

9)Shahrukh In Fan

Shahrukh’s makeover for his movie ‘Fan’ was in talks when the movie was released. He’s playing the role of a 24 year old obsessed fan and a three time Oscar winning make up artist Greg Cannom has been hired to transform SRK.

10)Emraan Hashmi In Shanghai

The 2012 political thriller had Emraan in a completely different avatar from what he had been doing previously. Kissing his serial kisser image bye-bye for a while, the actor gained about 10 kilos, had a paunch and even wore a buck tooth for his non-glam role.

11)Sanjay Dutt In Agneepath

Sanjay Dutt’s performance in Agneepath in nothing less than Brillant. As bald-villain Kancha Cheena, Sanjay Dutt has managed to scare every single soul with his performance. He not only went bald for the wicked role, but also gained weight and shaved off his eyebrows.

12)Bhumi pednekar In Dum Laga ke Haisha

Bhumi Pednekar famously made her acting debut playing an overweight, married woman. A brave choice in an industry that obsesses over size and appearance. But all Pednekar cared about was the chance to act. And if that meant gaining 23 kg, she was game. Now again she is slimmer, fitter and an incredible 33 kg lighter.

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