We have heard and read too many flab to fab stories of our tinsel town stars which got many of us hitting the gym or taking some form of physical exercise. One such story currently grabbing the headline is of actor Ram Kapoor. Despite his chubby persona, the actor was adored by the audience, but his latest Instagram post will give you a sweet shock.
The actor has undergone tremendous weight loss; the actor who weighed 130kg has reduced 30 kg and is aiming furthermore to reduce 25kgs-30kgs. Though getting on this journey was not easy for the actor, he did not give up and continued to shed those extra kilos to live a healthier life.
"I knew this journey is going to be tough. It is a hard decision to stop work completely for such a long period. I have been an unhealthy man for the last 10 years of my career. I am grateful that my fans accepted me the way I was, and that I had a career. At some point, I had to decide to get healthier. Once I made that decision, my health became the priority and my career took a back seat, at least for the time being," the actor said.
He said, "I was 130 kgs when I started and I want to lose another 25–30 kgs. I decided that if I wanted to do achieve my weight goals, I will have to take time off from work. It would need to be a substantial length of time-six months to a year."
He further adds, "I'm pretty happy with my physique for my career. But it's not healthy to be like this. I wish to be healthier, maybe lose some weight. But careerwise, I'm very satisfied with my weight as I'm getting good roles in TV shows and films."
Undergoing rigorous training and cutting down on normal food and meat from his diet, he has achieved this fitter and healthier self. He said, "As soon as I wake up in the morning, I do an hour of weight-lifting on an empty stomach. And, at night just before I sleep, I do cardio. I eat limited food during a period of eight hours. For the rest of the 16 hours, I don't eat anything at all."
After a sabbatical from glamour world, which might have fizzled out his stardom he fearlessly went ahead with his decision. The actor is also geared up to look for roles slightly different complimenting his new physique. "Both the audience and the industry accepted and embraced how I used to look. Once I start looking fitter, I will have to reinvent myself as an actor and build a different image for myself. I will not be able to get the same kind of roles I was getting in the last decade. It’s probably going to be hard, but that’s what has gotten me really excited about this transformation."
Sharing selfies of his new look he wrote, "Wassssup peeps!! Long time no se" and "😘".
In the image one can see him sporting salt-and-pepper, making him definitely more handsome and desirable. All thanks to his wife Gautami who encouraged him for the same.
"I used to dye my hair for work but Gautami loves the salt ‘n’ pepper look. And now, I love it too. If at all a project needs me to dye it, I will, otherwise I’ll stick with this."
"Gautami is incredibly fit, which is a huge motivation. Eventually, our kids are going to grow up and go away. It’s just going to be the two of us taking care of each other, travelling and growing old together. I had the option of either being the way I am, where she’d need to take care of me because of how fat I was, or I could get as healthy as her so that both of us can enjoy life together."
Ram was last seen in Loveyatri as Aayush Sharma’s father. The actor so far has not only entertained the TV audience but has successfully captured the silver screens and web world as well.
Image Source: Instagram/RamKapoor
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