INDIA: Sohum Shah, who is widely known for his memorable performance in Tumbbad, is all set to surprise everyone with a new look. He has used the lockdown period to good use and has undergone a physical transformation to replicate the character of Lalu Prasad Yadav. He is currently in Bhopal going through intense training sessions to fit into the role of Lalu.
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Transforming into someone, who is different from one’s true self is a challenging task. To get into the shoes of the character, Sohum Shah is undergoing not only physical transformation but also mental transformation. A source close to the actor shared, “For an upcoming project, Sohum Shah is going to play the role of a famous politician – Lalu Prasad Yadav. People will see numerous layers of him in the series. For this stint, Sohum has been following a strict routine. This time the makers have asked him to gain weight and Sohum is leaving no stone unturned to achieve the desired physique.”
Post the success of characters like Vinayak Rao (Tumbbad), Navin (Ship of Theseus), and Vedanta Mishra (Talvar), Sohum Shah will once again impress everyone with a completely unique avatar of a politician in a web-series for one of the leading OTT platforms. The political drama is slated to release in 2021. The actor is all set to surprise everyone with the final reveal of his look.