Kumail Nanjiani Shows Off “Eternals” Bod

Kumail Nanjiani Shows Off Eternals Bod

When he was cast in Marvel’s “Eternals” film, 41-year-old “Silicon Valley” actor Kumail Nanjiani had a year to transform his body and he’s done so quite incredibly – posting the results on Instagram today.

Nanjiani has also spoken about getting his six pack and ripped biceps in a very refreshing and frank way, offering words far more inspiring than some fitness trainer or sporty type who has never been out of shape in their life.

Nanjiani says he hasn’t become some fitness convert who loves the gym, in fact he says straight up his transformation would have been impossible without “a full year with the best trainers and nutritionists paid for by the biggest studio in the world” and while happy he did it he’s glad he can become an ‘interesting person’ again:

“I never thought I’d be one of those people who would post a thirsty shirtless, but I’ve worked way too hard for way too long so here we are… I would not have been able to do this if I didn’t have a full year with the best trainers and nutritionists paid for by the biggest studio in the world. I’m glad I look like this, but I also understand why I never did before. It would have been impossible without these resources and time… The biggest thanks goes to @emilyvgordon for putting up with me complaining and talking about only working out and dieting for the last year. I promise I’ll be interesting again some day. #thirstyshirtless.”

Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Salma Hayek, Don Lee, Lia McHugh and Brian Tyree Henry co-star in “Eternals” which opens in cinemas on November 6th.

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I never thought I’d be one of those people who would post a thirsty shirtless, but I’ve worked way too hard for way too long so here we are. You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. I found out a year ago I was going to be in Marvel’s Eternals and decided I wanted to transform how I looked. I would not have been able to do this if I didn’t have a full year with the best trainers and nutritionists paid for by the biggest studio in the world. I’m glad I look like this, but I also understand why I never did before. It would have been impossible without these resources and time. So big thanks to @grantrobertsfit who started working with me at the beginning of the year and made me understand true physical pain for months and months. Then, once we started shooting, a massive thanks to @davidhigginslondon and his team (@ellispartridge, @thebeardypt, @tomcheesemanfitness) for training me almost every day and making me strong, limber and injury free. I can almost touch my toes now. (And thank you for forcing me to do cheat meals David.) Matthews Street Catering for their delicious and healthy meals. And finally, the biggest thanks goes to @emilyvgordon for putting up with me complaining and talking about only working out and dieting for the last year. I promise I’ll be interesting again some day. #thirstyshirtless (Photo by @markupson.) (edit: I left off one very important person: @lancecallahan who trained me for 6 years and helped me build the foundation I could use to do this. Thank you!)

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