Mathew McConaughey loses 13 kg for AIDS patient role

Updated: Oct 09, 2012, 17:05 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actor Matthew McConaughey has reportedly lost 13 kg to play AIDS patient in his upcoming movie ‘The Dallas Buyer`s Club’.

The 42-year-old plays the role of Ron Woodroof, who suffers from AIDS, reports thesun.co.uk.

Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, the movie is set in the backdrop of 1980s and shows the struggle of Woodroof who tried to find medicine to save his life.

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