Sanya Malhotra to gain weight for Vishal Bhardwaj s film
Mumbai May 11 (IANS) "Dangal" fame actress Sanya Malhotra has to gain weight for Vishal Bhardwaj s "Chhuriyaan". She says she loves the constant body transformation that she goes through as a performer.
For "Dangal" Sanya had worked hard on her body to play a wrestler.
On going through physical and mental changes as an actress Sanya told IANS: "This is a very interesting part of my job as an actress where I am going through a certain physical transformation with films that I am doing. I knew nothing about wrestling when I auditioned for Dangal .
"My body went through a huge transformation during the shooting of the film my body language changed and I gained a lot of physical strength. Now in Vishalji s film I have to gain weight for the second half of the film."
A series of learning and un-learning goes on for an actor.
"Your body weight changes your body language at times. I have been working with some of the best in the business. That is why it is a good learning curve for me.
"One of the major things one learns by working with these great directors is how to look and feel the part.
"As an actor once I internalise the psyche of the character I build up the body language " added the actress who has three films in her kitty now.
Asked about how she is planning to gain weight Sanya said: "By doing what I do the best -- eating. I love eating and this time I will be eating everything for a reason. This is going to be so much fun."
Sanya has finished shooting for "Badhaai Ho" opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. She is also working in Ritesh Batra s upcoming film "Photograph" with National Award-winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui.