Baahubali Star Prabhas to Lose 8 Kilos for Action-Drama Saaho!
Prabhas in Saaho (Photo Credits: Promotional Stills)

Prabhas became a sensation worldwide with the release of the magnum opus, Baahubali series. The film directed by S.S. Rajamouli opened to positive responses. In it we saw Prabhas in a beefy avatar. He had to gain weight for Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion. But now for director Sujeeth’s film Saaho, we’ll see Prabhas sporting a leaner body. Yes, the actor has to lose weight, almost 8 kilos. Shades of Saaho Chapter 2 Teaser Video OUT: Shraddha Kapoor Shines in The New Promo of Prabhas' Action Movie.

According to a report in Pinkvilla, Prabhas has been following strict diet to maintain the required weight. He has apparently been put on a low carb diet which has oodles of proteins. Prabhas is known to follow the instructions that his required for a particular role, his dedication for Baahubali is proof. In fact his Baahubali co-star Rana Daggubati in an interview with Famously Filmfare Telugu told, “The first thing I learnt from Prabhas is patience. He has an achievable amount of patience. Prabhas was the pillar of Baahubali. And that is unquestionable. He did not question anything to the director.” Forrest Gump Remake: Aamir Khan All Set to Undergo Body Transformation, Actor to Lose 20 Kilos for Lal Singh Chaddha.

Saaho is an action-drama which also stars Shraddha Kapoor in the lead. Actors Neil Nitin Mukesh and Evelyn Sharma have also been roped in to play key roles. It is a Rs. 300 crore budget film which is slated to hit the screens on Independence Day this year, August 15. So what do you think – will Prabhas’ role be impressive in Saaho as it was in the Baahubali series?