India, June 13 -- Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has revealed that he had to both lose and gain weight for his upcoming film Kabir Singh that will hit theatres on June 21.

Speaking to Mid Day in an interview, the actor revealed how he managed to put on eight kilos and later lose 14 kilos. "It's always character before your personal life. The team decided to first shoot the portions that saw me out of shape. The character goes through an emotional phase; he is self-destructive and doesn't care about how he looks. Actors are used to [looking] their best, at all times. But, here, I had to look as disinterested as I could about the way I appeared. Hence, we took the decision to grow the hair and beard. They took about two-and-a-half months to...