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Riz Ahmed Lost 22 Pounds in Three Weeks For Role in ‘Mogul Mowgli’

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38-year-old British actor Riz Ahmed just revealed the astonishing amount of weight he lost for his role as Zed in the movie ‘Mogul Mowgli.’

The movie about a British-Pakistani rapper who gets an autoimmune disease, was released around the world last year however it’s just been released in the United States. “I lost 10 kilos [about 22 pounds] in three weeks,” Riz revealed in an interview with IndieWire. “I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. I had a professional dietician working with me, but it was really grueling and took me emotionally to an intense place, which probably informed the movie.”

“That was a big part of it, being in a place of weakness and fatigue and insatiable hunger.”

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