7 extreme transformations and makeover of Bollywood actors in films.

7 Bollywood actors’ best and extreme transformation and makeover for a role in a film, which is your favorite?

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Deepika Padukone’s makeover for Chhapaak | photo : instagram

The body transformations and makeovers are getting better and more serious in Bollywood. We are taking new steps to match the standards of Hollywood. Our actors are becoming more fearless and are not afraid of taking their roles in the movies seriously. They are willing to do what ever it takes to make the character more alive on the big screen.

Here are our top five picks when the actors did not step back because of extreme body transformations or makeovers :

Deepika Padukone.

Deepika Padukone is currently in news for portraying a very challenging and non-glamrous character in the upcoming film Chhapaak. Deepika has showed some good acting skills in past few releases so fans definitely have high expectations from Chhapaak as well.

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Deepika Padukone first look in Chhapaak | photo : instagram

Amitabh Bachchan 

Amitabh Bachchan is one of the actors who has gone very extreme to portray a character in movies. His character in the film Paa, which is one of his best performance needed hours of makeup and multiple artists to transform his looks.

Film – Paa (2009)
Make up – Christien Tinsley
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Photo : Paa (2009)

Rishi Kapoor

At first Rishi Kapoor’s name might not come to your head when you talk about makeover in Bollywood films. But in Kapor & Sons, Rishi Kapoor proved that he isn’t afraid of taking challenging roles that needs some extreme makeover.
Film – Kapoor & Sons (2016)
Make up – Greg Cannom
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Photo : Kapoor & Sons (2016)

Shah Rukh Khan.

Shah Rukh Khan’s transformation in one of his best film Fan really needs some big appreciation. His VFX team at Red Chilliest did some amazing special effect work matching the standards of Hollywood. SRK is known for bringing new technology in Bollywood and taking film Industry to a new level.
Film – Fan (2016)
Make up – Greg Cannom
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Photo : Fan (2016)

Hrithik Roshan.

Hrithik has been known as one of the most hard working actors in Bollywood. In Dhoom 2 he showed some extreme transformation where you couldn’t recognize him in different looks.
Film – Dhoom 2 (2006)
Make up – Sjaan Gillings and Dhananjay Prajapati
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Photo : Dhoom 2 (2006)


Vikram is another superstar of South Indian cinema who has done some very challenging roles with extreme makeover for his characters. I is a great example of it.
Film – I
Make up – Weta Workshop
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Photo : I (2015)

Aamir Khan.

Aamir Khan didn’t went extreme in terms of prosthetic makeup but he did showed some really impressive physical changes in him based on the characters of his films. In Dangal he gained weight to portray the character of a father while in Ghajini in muscled up with 8 pack abs.
Aamir Khan different looks and transformation
photo : Dangal and Ghajini.

Rajkummar Rao.

Rajkummar Rao is one of the finest actor of current generation. He has gone some real physical changes when he stopped eating and loosing weight for the film Trapped and then in Raabta you could barely recognize him because of his makeover.
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photo : Raabta.