Adah Sharma has proved her mettle as a talented actor in the industry with her power-packed performance in ‘The Kerala Story.’ The actress has truly left no stone unturned to get into the skin of her character and she did complete justice to her role. In her recent social media post, Adah has revealed that in order to look convincing as Shalini she did not drink water for 40 long hours and that she shot in -16 degrees under extreme weather conditions.
On Thursday, Sharma posted a couple photos of from the shooting where her lips were seen chapped with wound marks on her face. Alongside the unseen pictures, she wrote, “Sunkissed ,After and Before from #TheKeralaStory Secret to chapped cracked lips like these … dehydrate for 40 hours in minus 16 degrees #sunkissedmakeup #adahsharma @makeupbyshyam P.S. the mattress was kept to practice the fall… but we didn’t use it #bruisedknees and chila hua elbows but ufff all so worth it the last pic is a handful of coconut oil in the hair, safety pins, and tight plaits.” ALSO READ: When Adah Sharma Took A Dig At Ananya Panday; An Old Chat Of The Kerala Story Actress With A Fan Goes VIRAL!
In an interview, Adah mentioned that it gives her pleasure to do stuff that pushes her mentally and physically as an actor. “I wanted to look as convincing as I could. I'm a big foodie and I usually drink five litres of water a day so it was difficult. But if you put your mind to it anything is possible,” the actress said while talking about her role.
Meanwhile, ‘The Kerala Story’ was directed by Sudipto Sen and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah. It starred Adah Sharma in the lead role, Yogita Bihani, Sonia Balani, and Siddhi Idnani. The movie narrated the story of a group of women from Kerala who are coerced into converting to Islam and joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It was released on 5 May 2023 and collected more than Rs 200 cores at the box office despite controversies.