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John Abraham suffers from acute muscle malfunction News

  • | February 14th, 2012

    John Abraham: I feel like breaking down and crying

    John Abraham: I feel like breaking down and crying

    Fitness freak John Abraham is on a weight loss program for his upcoming movie, Shootout at Wadala
    John Abraham is on a diet that allows him to eat nothing apart from raw fish and sushi just to get into the skin of Manya Surve, a character he will be playing in Sanjay Gupta’s Shootout at Wadala. The notorious gangster Manya was killed in one of the first police encounters of the ’80s. And to play the role John has to lose around 20kgs. “Manya Surve has to look really lean in the first 20 minutes of the film, till he gets into jail and starts working out. So my character has to go through an actual physical transformation in the film,” John said in an interview. While losing and gaining weight for movies is a trend now, the task gets much tougher for John who is suffering from acute muscle malfunction, a condition where stressing his muscles could adversely affect his brain and neurological system. “At times I feel like breaking down and crying. People always talk about losing weight but it is a very difficult process. If not supervised properly, it can go really wrong. But thankfully my trainer Vinod Channa has been religiously working with me on it,” the actor said. Click here to read more