Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao is known for some of the exceptional characters he has done. From CityLights, Aligarh, Shahid, Trapped, the actor has some incredible roles in Bollywood. The actor has received praises from fans and critics likewise and this time he has a surprise for moviegoers. The actor has gone completely unrecognisable for his upcoming movie Raabta. The National Film Award winning actor is playing a 324-year-old in Raabta alongside Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon. Raabta film’s team did 6 look test before picking the final one. In fact, the director Dinesh Vijan and Rajkummar waited for a couple of days to get the final look. To get the perfect look a team from Los Angeles worked with the makers of the movie.
To get the perfect look a team from Los Angeles worked with Zuby Johal of Dirty Hands company. Rajkummar underwent five to six hours of prosthetic every day to get the perfect look. He also wore accessories and had tattoos to look like the character. While Rajkummar has become the talk of the town with his new avatar we take a look at some actors who went complete transformation for their characters in the movie.
1. Rishi Kapoor in Kapoor and Sons
One cannot forget the cute daadu from Kapoor and Sons played by Rishi Kapoor. The actor had gone completely unrecognisable to do justice for his character in the movie. He spent around five hours every day to get ready for his role. Director Karan Johar spent Rs 2 crore for Rishi’s make-up in the movie. Oscar holder make-up artist Greg Cannom for Rishi Kapoor’s perfect daadu look. Salman Khan, Aamir Khan & Parineeti Chopra: 9 most extreme celebrity body transformations of 2016
2. Amitabh Bachchan in Paa
Amitabh Bachchan had stunned all of us with his amazing transformation in Paa. The senior Bachchan with his prosthetics played a 13-year-old child suffering from a rare medical condition, Progeria that makes them age quickly. Paa saw real life son and father playing role reversal in the movie. Around 10 per cent of the total budget of the movie was spent in Bachchan’s make-up.
3. Akshay Kumar in 2.0
Akshay Kumar has donned multiple looks for 2.0 film which was produced on a whopping budget of Rs 400 crore. He looked completely different in villainous crow avatar and also plays 12 distinct looks in the movie.The film is a sequel to Enthiran (Robot) and will be among costliest project in Indian cinema.
4. Shah Rukh Khan in Fan
The King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan experimented with prosthetics in the movie Fan where he played a fan of a popular Bollywood celebrity. SRK sported a different skin color, hair, and high cheekbones for the character with prosthetics that made him look young. Reportedly the actor underwent digital 3D face scanning for the look. Shah Rukh played a double role in the Maneesh Sharma film.