Kangana Ranaut talks about gaining 20 kg and sustaining back injury for ‘Thalaivi’: No bigger gratification than to play a role to perfection

Kangana Ranaut has left no stone unturned to get into the skin of the late actress-turned-politician, J Jayalalithaa in her upcoming film, ‘Thalaivi’. Despite having to gain 20 kg for the role, learning Bharatanatyam, and even suffering from a back injury, the actress feels it all seems worth it in the end.

Taking to her Twitter handle, Kangana shared a few pictures of her stunning physical transformation.

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She wrote, ‘I played the first super human girl on Indian screen, thanks to my body a rare combination of dainty yet strong-looking, in my 30’s I had to gain 20 kgs for Thalaivi n do Bharatnatyam,it left my back severely damaged but no bigger gratification than to play a role to perfection.’

Elaborating further, she added, ‘Journey back to my fit body wasn’t easy, I feel good but even in seven months not able to achieve my earlier stamina and agility back and those last 5 kgs arnt budging, there are moments of despair and then my director Vijay sir shows me Thalaivi footage and all seems fine.’

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Meanwhile, on the work front, apart from ‘Thalaivi’, Kangana Ranaut has a line-up of some interesting projects that include, ‘Tejas’ and ‘Dhaakad’.