After Luka Chuppi, Kriti Sanon has collaborated with director Laxmi Utekar for his next, Mimi, which is the Hindi remake of Samroudhhi Porey's National Award-winning Marathi film, Mala Aai Vhhaychy. Kriti Sanon will have to undergo a major transformation for Mimi as the film narrates a story of a surrogate mother. And being a thorough professional that she is, Kriti is ready to take up the challenge. If reports are to be believed, the actress will be gaining 15 kgs for her role. Yes, you read that right. Kriti Sanon is ready to do undergo this transformation as Bhumi Pednekar did for her character in Dum Laga Ke Haisha. It will be interesting to see how Kriti will look in Mimi, considering she is very lean in real life. For her character prep, Kriti will have to increase her cab intake to weigh heavier.
"Kriti has gone all out to ace the role. To gain weight, she had to increase her carb and fat intake. It includes cheese, desserts, ghee, junk food, fried stuff, potato, sweet potatoes. She has never been on a diet and ate everything. She also had to increase the quantity of every meal and the calorie intake. She also sometimes had to eat when she was not hungry," a source, close to the development, informed Mid-Day.
Confirming the same news to the tabloid, Kriti shared how putting on more kilos is a challenge for her as it is very new to her body. "For me, putting on so many kilos is actually a challenge as it's very new for my body. I have to in a way fight my metabolism and increase my calorie intake to gain that much weight in a short time. But I'm excited to see the transformation. It's a role very close to my heart and I want to give it everything I can, even if that means not taking up any other work in the process," she said.
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Besides Kriti Sanon, Mimi also features Pankaj Tripathi and Sai Tamhankar in key roles. Are you excited to watch Kriti in a never-seen-before avatar? Tweet @bollywood_life and let us know. For more such interesting scoops and updates, keep following BollywoodLife.