Kumail Nanjiani's physical transformation for 'The Eternals' will make your jaws drop

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 17, 2019, 05.56 PM(IST)

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Kumail Nanjiani is giving fitness goals to one and all with his latest Instagram post. The 'Big Sick' actor has undergone a major physical transformation for his next, Marvel's 'The Eternals'. 

Actor Kumail Nanjiani is giving fitness goals to one and all with his latest Instagram post. The 'Big Sick' actor has undergone a major physical transformation for his next, Marvel's 'The Eternals'. 

On Monday Nanjiani shared photos, flaunting his ripped abs and revealing his new, toned look. The actor wrote a heartfelt note along with the photos and attributed a year-long training with the " best trainers and nutritionists paid for by the biggest studio in the world."

"I never thought I’d be one of those people who would post a thirsty shirtless, but I’ve worked way too hard for way too long so here we are. You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. I found out a year ago I was going to be in Marvel’s Eternals and decided I wanted to transform how I looked. I would not have been able to do this if I didn’t have a full year with the best trainers and nutritionists paid for by the biggest studio in the world. I’m glad I look like this, but I also understand why I never did before. It would have been impossible without these resources and time. So big thanks to @grantrobertsfit who started working with me at the beginning of the year and made me understand true physical pain for months and months. Then, once we started shooting, a massive thanks to @davidhigginslondon and his team (@ellispartridge, @thebeardypt, @tomcheesemanfitness) for training me almost every day and making me strong, limber and injury free. I can almost touch my toes now. (And thank you for forcing me to do cheat meals David.) Matthews Street Catering for their delicious and healthy meals. And finally, the biggest thanks goes to @emilyvgordon for putting up with me complaining and talking about only working out and dieting for the last year. I promise I’ll be interesting again some day. #thirstyshirtless (Photo by @markupson.) (edit: I left off one very important person: @lancecallahan who trained me for 6 years and helped me build the foundation I could use to do this. Thank you!)" Nanjiani wrote. 

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The post got many of his fans and Hollywood celebrities cheering for him. Dwayne Johnson wrote, "Extremely hard work. Dense muscle is hard to achieve. Looking great my brother," while Dave Bautista wrote, "Holy good god! I’d say mission accomplished. way to get after it brother!"

The Pakistani-born American comedian-actor is best known for writing and acting in 2017's 'The Big Sick'. The film's success and Oscar nomination for writing catapulted Kumail into the big league. The comedian will now star in 'The Eternals' from the Marvel cinematic universe alongside Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Kit Harrington and more.