Aamir Khan’s road to weight loss in distant Arizona

  • Shalvi Mangaokar, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: Apr 02, 2016 19:48 IST
Aamir Khan took off to Arizona in the US to lose weight. He has lost around 13kg in three months already.

Aamir Khan is considered one of the most dedicated actors in the film industry because of the effort he puts in to do justice to his roles. For his next film, in which he plays the role of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, the Bollywood star had reportedly put on around 25kg. Now, Aamir is in the process of losing weight to shoot for another part of the movie. Apparently, he has already lost around 13kg in three months.

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Aamir Khan followed a strict diet alongwith by a multi-discipline exercise regimen.

A source close to the actor says that he started his workouts in January and lost around six kilos till mid-February. “He would exercise for at least three hours everyday. However, Aamir wanted to do more physical activities, such as cycling, and he even wanted to go on a strict diet. So, he decided to travel to Arizona, USA, and stay in a ranch for a month. He also had doctors and trainers who helped him focus on his workout,” says the source.

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Apparently, Aamir would start exercising early in the morning when he was in the US. “He would kick-start his day at 6 am, and followed a strict weight-loss schedule. He would trek for hours in the hilly regions, which was followed by cycling, weight exercises in the gym, swimming and playing tennis. A special diet was devised for Aamir during the period, which he followed religiously. He lost around seven kilos in a month,” says the source, adding that when he returned to Mumbai on his birthday (March 14), everyone was surprised to see him so lean.

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