Chennai : Actor Arya, who enjoys cycling more than any fitness regime, has transformed his real-life love for the sport onto reel-life love in the upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual “Size Zero”.

“Arya plays a fitness trainer in the film. He trains actress Anushka Shetty, who plays a character suffering from obesity. Arya has incorporated his love for cycling in a few crucial scenes,” read a statement.

For her role, Anushka gained 20 kg.

“A romantic story focusing on the concept of weight loss, the film featuresAnush ka in two distinctly different looks. It’s with the help of Arya, she sheds her weight,” added the statement.

Directed by Prakash Kovelamudi, the film is titled “Inji Iduppazhagi” in Tamil.

The film has completed its shooting and is currently in its post-production phase.