‘Blessed with a good metabolism, gaining 15kgs was a challenge,’ says Kriti Sanon in a BTS video about her physical transformation for ‘Mimi’
Kriti Sanon has taken the internet by storm with the release of her film Mimi’s trailer. The film sees her play a surrogate mother and the actress’ portrayal in the trailer comes across as genuine and impeccable. Now, in a BTS video shared by the makes, Kriti talks about gaining weight for the film to ensure that she looks visibly pregnant for Mimi. Reportedly, the actress gained 15 kgs for the role and had the time of her life eating things that she is generally not allowed to.
In the video, Kriti and director Laxman Utekar talks about how Kriti was needed to gain weight to show her physical transformation through various trimesters of pregnancy and hence she was required to eat a lot. The actress gorged on pizzas, burgers, chocolates and fried food, things that she is generally not allowed to eat. However, after a time she was done with eating but was blown away by how it reflected on screen.
Recently, Kriti shared with her fans that she had to put on 15 kilos in order to convincingly portray the role of a pregnant woman. She wrote, 'Being blessed with a good metabolism and normally eating burgers and pizzas in life, gaining 15kgs was a challenge.. I never thought i could do it, and there was a point when I didn’t wanna see food.. but when i saw how it translated on screen, it was all worth it!”
Mimi also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Sai Tamhankar, Supriya Pathak and Manoj Pahwa, the movie is written by Rohan Shankar. Produced under Dinesh Vijan's banner Maddock Films and Jio Studios, Mimi release date is set to be on Friday, July 30 on the OTT platforms Netflix and Jio Cinema.