Actor Herry Tangiri, who is playing the role of Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh in the biopic ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’, had to lose 15 kgs weight.
“To get into the character of Yuvraj Singh, I had to train for two months. Not only that, I had to also lose 15 kg to look like Yuvraj. Neeraj sir and the production team had hired a dietician who looked after what I ate and made sure I lost the required amount of weight,” Herry said in a statement.
The actor, who was seen in the critically acclaimed ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha’, had acted in another biopic before this, Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ but for that film he had to actually put on 12 kilos.
Herry said, “Being a Punjabi and a foodie, it was very difficult for me. But my dedication towards the character helped me control my eating habits. Even Yuvraj’s father with whom I shared screen space in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ said that I looked like his son which is a huge compliment for me.”
‘M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ released this Friday, stars Sushant Singh Rajput in the role of Dhoni with Kiara Advani, Disha Patani and Anupam Kher playing important roles in the film.