Charu Asopa On Losing Pregnancy Fat With Strict Diet: 'People Don't Offer Work If You Have Baby Fat'

In a recent interview, Charu Asopa talked about her post-pregnancy weight loss. The actress also opened up about the hardship she faced while finding work with some extra pounds.


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Charu Asopa On Losing Pregnancy Fat With Strict Diet: 'People Don't Offer Work If You Have Baby Fat'

Television actress, Charu Asopa is one of the much-loved faces in the industry. The actress is a working mom and she is currently busy with her new show, Kaisa Hai Ye Rishta Anjanasa. On the other hand, Charu leaves no stone unturned to take care of her little princess, Ziana. For the unversed, Charu tied the knot with Rajeev Sen in 2019. Although Charu is rising high in her career, in her personal life, she got divorced from Rajeev. For the uninformed, the duo welcomed their daughter, Ziana, in 2021. However, in an interview, Charu talked about finding work post her delivery and how it was hard with some extra pounds.

Charu Asopa talked about the hardship of celebrity mums in finding work in the industry 

In an interview with the Hindustan Times, Charu Asopa shared that in the industry, celebrity mums are expected to lose weight instantly after giving birth to a baby. The actress shared that people don't offer work if any actress has baby fat. Elaborating more on the same, Charu stated:

"There’s this certain expectation from celebrity mums to lose weight soon after giving birth so that you can find work again... and it mostly comes from within the industry you are a part of. Honestly, it’s somewhat true that people don’t offer you work if you have baby fat.”

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In the same interview, Charu Asopa shared how she faced hardship in finding work due to some extra pounds she gained after delivering her baby. The actress mentioned that soon after she was separated from Rajeev, she wanted to get back to work, but she was told that she was overweight or she had a lot of face fat. Talking about the same, Charu also mentioned that she followed a strict diet and even avoided eating while shooting. The actress also mentioned that she sometimes avoided water to fit into a specific dress due to water retention. Charu shared:

"Initially, when I separated from my Rajeev, I wanted to take up work as soon as possible. When I went for auditions and meetings, I was told that you are overweight, have a lot of face fat, and should practice running daily to get back in shape. I have my needs and I wanted work, so I followed a strict diet and exercise routine. While shooting, I was not eating food. At times, I was even avoiding water to fit in some specific clothes due to water retention.”


Charu Asopa talked about her strict diet post delivering her daughter

Further, in the interview, Charu Asopa shared how the strict diet took a toll on her health. The actress shared that she used to feel dizzy and puckish due to excessive heat and sweating. Charu shared that although she used to feel puckish, she couldn't even vomit just because she used to stay empty stomach and used to work out for two hours. Charu shared that after Ziana was born, she wanted to take her weight loss journey slow, but she didn't have that luxury, so she was put on a strict diet. Talking about the same, Charu mentioned:

"In my case, I had to start working soon after having Ziana. I wanted to take it slow and enjoy this process, but I didn’t have that luxury, so I was put on a strict diet and workout as I was helpless.”

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Charu Asopa shared that she was underconfident because of pregnancy weight

In the same interview, Charu Asopa mentioned that she was low on confidence when she first auditioned post-delivery. Charu shared that during the times when she used to see other girls perfectly fit, it took a hit on her confidence. The actress mentioned that she started thinking about the pigmentation on her skin and body, which motivated her to 10kg over a period of time. 


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