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Ranbir to gain 12-15 kg for Anurag Basu's biopic on Kishore Kumar

Dated : November, 29, 2012 BY Aakash Barvalia

Earlier people thought that 'Rockstar' would be the toughest film for the very talented Ranbir Kapoor, but he surprised everyone with 'Barfi!'. However, he is all set to now surprise again his fans by portraying the role of his lifetime as the legendary Kishore Kumar.

Ranbir will undergo with many different looks for the film, will prepare himself for the role for at least six months, and will carry out the shooting for about one and a half year throughout. It doesn't end here! The Kapoor lad will also gain at least 12-15 kg for Anurag Basu biopic on the epic superstar Kishore Kumar.

Ranbir to gain 12-15 kg for Anurag Basu's biopic on Kishore Kumar

Along with the weight gain, the cute Barfi boy has to undergo three different looks to showcase the three different stages of the life of Kishore Kumar. Basu confirmed this news by saying, "Ranbir will have to bulk up in the course of the character's development. Ranbir Kapoor will have to play Kishore Kumar right from the time he was 19 till he turned 58. It is not going to be easy at all for Ranbir."

Well, we wonder how Ranbir would be looking with a big belly! Aiming to make it big on the biopic of the legend, Basu is currently busy with scripting and will go on floors as soon as Ranbir wraps up with Abhinav Kashyap's Besharam.

Ranbir to gain 12-15 kg for Anurag Basu's biopic on Kishore Kumar

Interestingly, it is also learnt that Kishore Kumar's songs in the film will be sung by his very own beloved son Amit Kumar, whereas Ranbir will be also seen grooving on his father Rishi Kapoor's famous track 'Oh Hanseeni' in the film.

It seems like this is definitely the toughest movie and a role of the lifetime for the award-winning actor Ranbir Kapoor!

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