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Amit Sadh is under strict diet as he preps to lose weight for Akshay starrer Gold

ANI
Published Mar 30, 2017, 4:23 pm IST
Updated Mar 30, 2017, 4:46 pm IST
The actor's been doing pilates for core work, besides a lot of cardio in order to lose weight and fit into character,
Amit Sadh
 Amit Sadh

New Delhi: After landing roles next to Salman Khan in 'Sultan' and Amitabh Bachchan in upcoming 'Sarkar 3,' Amit Sadh is now all set to share the screen space with Akshay Kumar for a sports drama 'Gold.'

In an interview with a daily, the 33-year-old actor said, "I am excited to work with Akshay sir since I am a big fan of his work, his dedication and choice of films. I am really excited to collaborate with the entire cast of a beautiful ride called Gold."

 

"We are training with Yuvraj Walmiki (striker of Indian hockey team) and Australian coach Michael Nobbs. I have also been doing pilates for core work with Namrata Purohit (pilates instructor), besides a lot of cardio. I have also changed my diet because I need to lose 10 kgs to look like a hockey player; they have a bony structure," he noted.

"We still have about two months for the prep. I have to be a sports man of 1945 and also work on my dialect. Hockey may look like an easy game, but it's not. I have played football and other games, but this is actually a back bender. The first few days of training were quite exhausting. We have sport physiotherapist Vaibhav Patil taking care of us. It's fun and taxing at the same time. But it doesn't break you and only makes you stronger," the 'Kai Po Che!' star added.

 

The Reema Kagti-directed movie is based on the story of Indian hockey team led by Balbir Singh, which won the first Olympic medal for the country as a free nation in 1948.

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