Many performers have gone to considerable efforts to authentically portray a character on screen over the years. Ayushmann Khurrana is the most recent actor to join the bandwagon. In the film Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, directed by Abhishek Kapoor, he will play a cross-functional athlete. In the film, the actor will be shown doing freestyle weightlifting and freestyle wrestling. The performer has to understand the intricacies of both activities for this.
To achieve a genuine look, the actor opted to bulk up for the job and get into the appropriate body. He put on nearly 10 kg of muscle mass and also did freestyle weightlifting and freestyle wrestling.
The actor experimented with crossfit and Olympic weightlifting to get in shape. In the film, Ayushmann Khurrana will also be shown with six-pack abs. According to a source, the production studio even recruited an international nutritionist for the actor who had to adhere to a stringent diet.
The film, which stars Vaani Kapoor as the leading lady, was shot entirely in Chandigarh, Khurrana’s hometown, last year.
Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, the film will be produced by Bhushan Kumar and Pragya Kapoor.