‘Baahubali’ turns 7: Insight into Prabhas’ body transformation goals

New Delhi, July 10 (Agency) Prabhas has truly created examples with the mega-success of the ‘Baahubali’ franchise, while leaving a strong mark in the hearts of the audience.It was never an easy part for the star to pave upon. From intense workouts to a rigorous diet plan, the actor has given his life to the film.Prabhas’s body in ‘Baahubali’ was truly a trendsetter. With his hard training to a tough diet plan, the actor managed to pull off a kind of physique that nobody has ever imagined.The makers of ‘Baahubali’ have gifted Prabhas gym equipment worth Rs 1.5 crore to get beefed up for his role in the film which was monitored by professional bodybuilder Laxman Reddy. The regular diet plan of the Rebel Star consisted of fish, egg whites, vegetables, and almonds. The actor took six meals every day and his diet didn’t include rice. The total calorie intake of Prabhas while shooting for ‘Baahubali’ was between 2000 to 4000 calories a day.

As revealed by Reddy, Prabhas weighed some 100 kilos for playing the part of Amarendra Baahubali but his role as Shivudu, as seen in ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’, required him to sport a toned body.Prabhas’ training regime, shooting schedule, and diet for ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ and its sequel were an absolute contrast, revealed Mr Reddy. “He would have six meals with egg whites, chicken, nuts, almonds, fish and vegetables thrown in. For Baahubali prep, he had eight meals a day, carb-heavy with cheese and mutton. In the evenings, we had weight training sessions, which included deadlifts, squats, bench press, and other rigorous exercises,” said Reddy in a statement.With the release of ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ in 2015 the hard work paid off when the film went on to collect Rs 650 crore worldwide and also won the National Award for Best Feature Film.