Rishi Kapoor, SRK, Big B: Actors who went unrecognised due to their unique make-uphttps://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/rishi-kapoor-srk-amitabh-bachchan-actors-who-went-unrecognised-in-their-roles-due-to-their-unique-make-up/

Rishi Kapoor, SRK, Big B: Actors who went unrecognised due to their unique make-up

We list out a few actors like Rishi Kapoor, SRK, Big B, who have donned roles that required them to put on make-up that made them look really different.

1- Rishi Kapoor in Kapoor & Sons

Rishi Kapoor’s new octogenarian look from his upcoming movie ‘Kapoor and Sons’ had everyone staring at the picture. The actor looks completely unrecognisable in his new look and credit has to be given to the make-up artists who worked on the actor’s face to give him the bald, old look.

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Rishi Kapoor in Kapoor & Sons.

We list out a few actors who have donned roles that required them to put on make-up that made them look really different.

2. Shah Rukh Khan in Fan

SRK in Fan: SRK will be seen playing the role of a die-hard fan Gaurav who idolises his screen idol, Aryan Khanna. SRK’s make-up in the movie gives him the look and feel of a very young guy right from the way his hair is parted to the skin tone of his face. The star even underwent a digital 3D face scanning to get the right look for the movie.

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Shah Rukh Khan in Fan.

3. Vikram in I

Vikram in I: For Shankar’s I, Tamil actor Vikram had to put on garish make-up to look like the crooked, pimple infected balding monster. Make-up of Vikram was done by New Zealand-based Weta Digital.

Vikram in I
Vikram in I

4. Amitabh Bachchan in Paa

Amitabh Bachchan in Paa; Amitabh had to undergo complete facial transformation to play the progeria afflicted Auro. International make-up artist Stephen Dupuis made Big B wear over eight pieces of specially crafted clay to look like Auro.

Amitabh Bachchan in Paa
Amitabh Bachchan in Paa

5. Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals

Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals: One of the last films in which Riteish cross dressed as a female was Humshakals. The actor look extremely convincing in his part and to his credit looked much more beautiful than some of the actresses in the film.

Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals
Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals

6. Kamal Hassan in Chachi 420

Kamal Hassan in Chachi 420, Dashavatar, Indian: He could be called the master of disguise. Kamal Hassan convincingly played an ageing granny in Chachi 420 while in Dashavatar he played 10 different roles including former US President George Bush. The actor went unrecognised in every role that he portrayed due to the brilliant prosthetic make-up. Similarly in the film Indian, he remained almost unrecognised in the role of an old man.

Kamal Hassan in Chachi 420
Kamal Hassan in Chachi 420

 

Dashavatar
Kamal Hassan in Dashavatar.

7. Hrithik Roshan in Dhoom 2

Hrithik Roshan in Dhoom 2; This movie had Hrithik wearing many garbs. A London-based company called Hybrid was called in to dress Hrithik’s looks and each disguise took 5-6 hours. The look which took the cake was the one where he dressed up like Her Majesty to steal the crown.

Hrithik Roshan in Dhoom 2