Riz Ahmed has revealed undergoing a major weight transformation for his latest role in Mogul Mowgli.
The 38-year-old actor told IndieWire the intense physical demands improved his performance as a New York-based British-Pakistani rapper diagnosed with a degenerative autoimmune disease.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'I lost [about 22 pounds] in three weeks. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. I had a professional dietician working with me, but it was really grueling and took me emotionally to an intense place, which probably informed the movie. That was a big part of it, being in a place of weakness and fatigue and insatiable hunger,' Riz said.
Weight transformation: Riz Ahmed, shown in April in Los Angeles, has revealed undergoing a major weight transformation for his latest role in Mogul Mowgli
Riz cited Oscar-winning actor Daniel Kaluuya, 32, to put his weight loss in context.
'Dan Kaluuya said something I liked: ''If you're in your head, you're dead.'' I think that's true. Acting has to be in