Prabhas to take a sleek route for Saaho; has lost 8 kgs of weight to do his stunts with precision!

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 March 2019, 01:35 PM
Prabhas to take a sleek route for Saaho!
Prabhas to take a sleek route for Saaho!

After wooing the audience with his humongous and bulky avatar in Baahubali franchise, Prabhas has now shed his weight for Saaho.

The actor who has gained 20 kgs for Baahubali, has worked hard to lose 7-8 kgs for his action-packed avatar in Saaho.
Prabhas has been on a low carb diet, filled with proteins, blending it with a perfect dose of cardio. Following a strict routine, the Superstar has strived hard to attain the desired physique for his role.

Known for his dedication, Prabhas had solely spared five years of his career for the Baahubali franchise and has left no stones unturned to now slip into his dashing avatar for Saaho.

Being an action fan, Prabhas enjoys doing his action-packed stunts. As Saaho is an action thriller, the actor is enjoying his training under Kenny Bates. The filmmakers have reportedly spent around Rs 90 crore for the stunt sequences.

Prabhas who wanted the action sequences to look authentic for Saaho shot the 90% action sequences himself and specially roped in the Kenny Bates to add a realistic touch. Kenny Bates has earlier worked with superstars like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible: the Ghost Protocol. He has choreographed the stunts for Saaho and it will be one of its kind in the Indian film industry, 

A huge fan of Terminator and Judgement Day, Prabhas has worked relentlessly on the sets by training hard to maintain the desired physique as the actor will be playing a very unique role.

The film would be a bigger project than the actor’s last venture Baahubali in terms of budget and VFX. According to sources close to Saaho will get into record books for having the maximum number of VFX scenes ever filmed. The technical crew of this film includes Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy for composing music with R Madhi cranking the camera and A Sreekar Prasad editing.

Although the release date is yet to be announced, the makers of Saaho are keen on having it released on August 15 this year. Shraddha Kapoor will make her debut to South Indian films with Saaho.

First Published: Saturday, March 30, 2019 01:34 PM

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