7 Most-Extreme Actors Transformations On-Screen

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Randeep Hooda - Sarbjit (2016)

Randeep Hooda underwent a remarkable physical transformation to portray Sarbjit Singh, an Indian man wrongfully imprisoned in Pakistan. He lost a substantial amount of weight and immersed himself in the character's emotional turmoil.

Christian Bale - The Machinist (2004)

Christian Bale famously lost an extreme amount of weight, dropping to a skeletal 121 pounds, to portray the emaciated insomniac factory worker in "The Machinist." His dedication to the role showcased his commitment to his craft and earned him critical acclaim.

Aamir Khan - Dangal (2016)

Aamir Khan underwent a dramatic physical transformation to portray wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in "Dangal." He gained a significant amount of weight to accurately portray the character's older, out-of-shape self, and then transformed his physique to portray Phogat in his prime.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016)

Siddiqui underwent a profound transformation, delving into the psyche of a deranged serial killer with unnerving authenticity. His portrayal is haunting and captivating, showcasing his ability to inhabit dark and challenging roles with raw intensity and nuance

Joaquin Phoenix - Joker (2019)

Joaquin Phoenix underwent a profound psychological transformation to embody the iconic comic book villain, Joker, in Todd Phillips' dark character study. His commitment to delving into the character's psyche and physicality resulted in a haunting and unforgettable portrayal.

Nicole Kidman - The Hours (2002)

Nicole Kidman underwent a striking physical transformation, including prosthetic makeup and a fake nose, to portray author Virginia Woolf. Her immersion into the character's struggles with mental illness and existential angst earned her critical acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Prithviraj Sukumaran - Aadujeevitham (2024)

Prithviraj Sukumaran's portrayal of Najeeb is not just a performance but a testament to his dedication, undergoing a dramatic physical transformation and investing years into the project, elevating the film with his commitment and talent.

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