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India’s very own Tarzan

Sahil Khan, who has gone from skeletal to super-strong in two-and-a-half years, was trained by Hollywood trainer Rehan Jalali, who has trained actor Sylvester Stallone.

bollywood Updated: Sep 21, 2010 14:57 IST

Three whole chickens and 30 egg whites with every meal, two hours of exercise before every shoot and quenching thirst by sucking ice — this is what Bollywood actor Sahil Khan had to endure for his role in the upcoming film,

Ramaa The Saviour

, slated for a November release.



Khan, who has gone from skeletal to super-strong in two-and-a-half years, was trained by Hollywood trainer Rehan Jalali, who has trained actor Sylvester Stallone.



“Rehan put his heart and soul into training me,” says 33-year-old Khan, who has acted in Aladin and Style earlier. “I ate only boiled chicken without salt, apart from 30 egg whites with every meal. All water intake was measured so that the eight-pack thighs and muscle cuts would be well visible. I ended up sucking ice,” he adds.



The actor says that he and the trainer are “even planning to work on a magazine on nutrition.” The film’s director Hadi Ali Abrar says, “We wanted Sahil to look like Indian Tarzan. He has done justice.” Sahil will be starring beside WWE superstar The Great Khali, who is making a debut in Bollywood with

Ramaa

.

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