ANI Photo | ‘Chandu Champion’: Kartik Aaryan gets warm welcome with dhol beats at his hometown Gwalior

A while ago, actor Kartik Aaryan landed at Gwalior airport, where he received a heartwarming welcome from his fans and media.

Kartik is in his hometown for the grand trailer launch of his upcoming boxing drama ‘Chandu Champion’.

In the visuals doing the round on the internet, fans could be seen greeting Kartik in a fervorous manner to the beats of dhol and welcomed him with great exuberance and delight. Kartik was accompanied by his father and ‘Chandu Champion’ director Kabir Khan.

The actor was all smiles.

Recently, Kartik stunned everyone with his shocking transformation for the film.

Sharing a couple of posters from ‘Chandu Champion’, Kabir Khan revealed that Kartik lost 32 per cent body fat with ‘no steroids’ for the film.

“Chandu Nahi… Champion Hai Mai… The story of Chandu Champion is an incredibly inspiring true story but the journey that Kartik went through to become this champion is no less inspiring. I met him when he had put on weight for a role. He had 39 per cent body fat. I told him that he had to portray an international level multi-disciplinary sportsperson. He just smiled and said ‘I will do it Sir’. A year and a half later with no use of steroids – something that he was adamant about – we took this photo on set. Body fat 7 per cent! I’m proud of you @kartikaaryan”, Kabir Khan wrote on Instagram.

The actor’s subsequent poster, donning boxing gloves and a fierce demeanour, further intensified the anticipation surrounding the film.
The internet erupted with praise for Aaryan’s dedication and transformation.Ronit Roy, expressing his excitement, commented, “Oh Damn!!!!!! I met you when you had started preparing for this. I had sensed something awesome but this photo signals something beyond awesome. Now can’t wait to view the movie!”
Fans echoed similar sentiments, hailing Aaryan’s unreal transformation while expressing their anticipation for the film’s release.
Chandu Champion promises to narrate the extraordinary real-life story of a sportsman’s indomitable spirit. It i scheduled to hit theatres on June 14.

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