Mumbai: Lissome beauty Deepika Padukone is known for her fit body. But director duo Abbas-Mustan has asked the svelte actress to lose 4 to 5 kg for her role in ‘Race 2’.
According to sources the directors’ demanded Deepika to lose weight as her character is supposed to wear sporty clothes and have leaner structure. The once athlete and model, Deepika has also agreed to shed the ‘extra’ kilos and has joined pilates class to tone her body.
Speaking to a daily, a source said, "`Race 2` went on floors last week. However major portions of Deepika`s scenes have been allotted in the film`s second schedule, which will take place next year. In the film, she has to don short, ultra-glam dresses, and so, she needs to lose weight. She has since been regulating her diet."
A friend of Deepika’s said that the actress is very excited about her role and is working hard to lose weight. “It is Deepika`s decision to lose 4-5 kg. Deepika is very excited to don the ultra glam clothes in Race 2 and she knows that she needs to tone her body further to meet the requirements of the role."
Will Deepika set news standards for size zero? We need to wait and watch!