Mumbai, Nov 12: Former model and beauty queen Jacqueline Fernandez has started on a rigorous gym and diet schedule to her appear her best in her upcoming Race 2. The movie also stars Saif Ali Khan, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Anil Kapoor and Ameesha Patel.
The Srilankan-born actress is following a strict regimen to stay in shape for her role, where she has many action sequences also. She is doing the stunts herself, without using any body double. She is currently being trained by two international trainers for the stunts that she has to perform – for martial arts she has a trainer from Vietnam and for her physical training, a Canadian trainer. This exercise and diet regimen will also help her build muscle and increase her strength and stamina.
Bracing up for the movie, she is doing intense workouts are followed by stunt training and also dance training for 90 minutes. Her gym exercise includes steady state cardio, weights and also interval training exercises. For flexibility, she follows Bikram Yoga which also adds to her strength.
Race 2 is a sequel to the 2008 box office hit Race and is up for release on January 25, 2013.