Imran Khan would be going image makeover and gaining some weight for his upcoming comic movie Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola form Vishal’s kitty. The film goes on floors in February next year. Imran Khan is popular as a chocolate boy as was his uncle Aamir Khan. But for this film he has been asked by the filmmakers to gain at least 15 – 18 kilos of weight that too by February.
“Vishal Bharadwaj is known for making his actors go through a complete image makeover. Saif Ali Khan as Langda Tyagi in Omkara being one of the best examples. Vishal is a very meticulous director. He looks into every minute detail. He likes to sketch different characters and wants his actors to get into the skin of their character,” informs a source.
Adding further he says, “Imran will have to meet the requirements. He will be on a high carbohydrate diet to gain the extra kilos. He will be appointing a special trainer soon.”
While other sources also inform that Vishal Bhardwaj wants Imran to look rugged and tough. “Apart from gaining weight, Imran has to go through a makeover to look rustic as well. His clothes will also have to change. The way he talks and walks too will have to different for the film.”
As Imran has done quintessential city boy characters in most of his films, this would be for the first time that he would be doing such a role. Though Imran remained unavailable for comment, his spokesperson confirmed, “Yes, Imran is required to go through drastic changes. He has to increase his weight by about 15 kg. It is too early to decide how he will go about it. He will soon have a meeting with Vishal on this and work it out accordingly.”