Abhimanyu Dasani Massive Body Transformation: After Nikamma the actor lost 10 kgs for Meenakshi Sundareswarar. people news

New Delhi: Actor Abhimanyu Dassani is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film Nikamma these days. The actor is wearing a chiseled body in the film. However, did you know that after showcasing washboard abs and toned muscles in Nikamma, the young actor shed 10 kilos for his Netflix film Meenakshi Sundareswarar. While Nikamma was shot earlier, Meenakshi Sundareswarar released earlier, showcasing her slim look.

Talking about his preparation for Nikamma, Abhimanyu Dasani said, “I had to gain a lot of weight, but at the same time, I also had to have a chiseled look. In 2019, I trained at Krav Maga in Turkey and Hath Shikha – A one-on-one fight for the film. I had to watch the part of Nikamma. I had to have hair [messy), almost an out-of-bed look.”

The weight gain was aided by a strict diet plan. The actor banked on a five-meal plan, comprising wholesome home-made food. “For lunch and dinner, I had two bowls of protein, mostly chicken, with a bowl of green vegetables and some plain (white) rice. I complemented this with a stipulated water intake, and hitting the gym.”


While gaining weight required a strenuous process, Abhimanyu had a bigger challenge after a chunk of the movie was shot. The actor was expected to shed the extra kilos soon, as he was to begin filming Meenakshi Sundareshwar (2021), which required him to adopt a lean guy-next-door look. He remembers, “I had to lose all the weight for Meenakshi Sundareshwar. [After the film was shot]I had to retrieve [extra] Lost weight for Nikamma as we had few days to shoot and one song sequence was left.”

Exhibiting utmost dedication and commitment, Abhimanyu effortlessly got into his characters and came up with different avatars for his projects.

Known for his unconventional and impactful choices in films, Abhimanyu has made a mark with his unparalleled performances from his debut film Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota to Meenakshi Sundareswarar. Now revealing once again the unseen aspect of his versatility, Abhimanyu ventures into the masala entertainer zone, portraying the image of the ideal massive hero.

Co-starring Shirley Sethia and Shilpa Shetty, Nikamma is directed by Sabbir Khan and is slated to release on June 17, 2022.

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