Lara Dutta to Rajkummar Rao: Bollywood actors & their extreme transformations for their roles

Written By: Pragati Awasthi | Updated: Aug 08, 2021, 03:20 PM IST

Lara Dutta took the internet by storm, ands made headlines, as her first look as Indian politician Indira Gandhi was revealed from her upcoming movie 'Bell Bottom' co-starring Akshay Kumar. This is not the first time when actors have shocked us with their extreme transformations with the help of makeup and intense prosthetics.

Here's is the list of actor's who transformed completely into their characters.

Rajkumar Rao in Raabta

National award winner Rajkummar Rao is known for picking up unique roles and always amaze us with his acting skills. Rao unbelievable transformation for the guest role in the 2017 movie 'Raabta' was shocking. He played the role of an aged man with all the tattoos on his body.  


Amitabh Bachchan in Paa

Over the years, Amitabh Bachchan went through many physical transformations for his roles, but Big B transformation for his 2009 movie 'Paa' was one of the toughest and memorable ones that Bachchan played on-screen. 

International make-up artists Christien Tinsley (of The Passion of the Christ fame) and Dominie Till (of The Lord of the Rings fame) worked on Amitabh's look.


Lara Dutta in 'Bell Bottom'

Lara Dutta has left fans awestruck with her new look as former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi for her upcoming film 'Bell Bottom'. Lara's striking resemblance and her drastic transformation to the political leader impressed everyone. 


Kangana Ranaut in Thalaivi

Kangana Ranaut's impressive transformation as politician J. Jayalalithaa in her upcoming biopic movie 'Thalaivi' stunned everyone. 


Shah Rukh Khan

Transforming 50-year-old Shah Rukh Khan to 25-year old for the movie 'Fan' was not a cakewalk for the makers of the movie. International make-up artist Greg Cannom, who has been nominated for nine Academy Awards and won it four times took the challenge and transformed Khan into Gaurav in the film.


Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan and his attractive looks and handsome hunk’s charm is something that his fans die for. But in his 2006 movie 'Dhoom 2', the actor shocked everyone with his incredible and unrecognizable transformation. In the movie, he transformed into a really old lady, a dwarf, but her old man look was a standout. This change was brought by the makeup artist and master craftsman Sjaan Gillings.