Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra, who had to shed extra pounds for her role in `Ishaqzaade`, says she easily gains weight while her cousin Priyanka Chopra doesn`t face any weight issues.
"Priyanka eats more than me, but her metabolism is amazing. Touchwood, she never puts on weight. She was like this since her childhood. I was fat since I was a child. She is blessed with great metabolism, so she doesn`t put on weight. I easily gain weight," said Parineeti who debuted with "Ladies Vs Rickhy Behl".
A foodie, Parineeti hates exercising.
"I am a Punjabi and I love food. I was very fat and I used to wear size 36 jeans. Now I have to work out and I hate that. I don`t work out every day. For the past one month, I have not exercised," she told reporters and added that she hits gym just two months before the shooting.
What about having a bikini body?
"If there is a script where I have to wear a bikini, then I know I have the will power to become like that," said the actress.
The launch vehicle of Boney Kapoor`s son Arjun, `Ishaqzaade` is set for a May 11 release.