Jacqueline shaping up for 'Race 2'

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has hit the gym with a vengeance and is following a rigorous diet and exercise regime to get into shape for her role in "Race 2".

The Sri Lankan actress has lot of action scenes and is training under two international trainers for her stunts in the action thriller.

"Jackie wanted to be in the best shape possible for 'Race 2' as she wanted to do her stunts herself without a stunt or body double. She has been training under two international trainers - one from Vietnam for her martial arts training and the other from Canada for her physical training - to reduce her body fat and build lean muscle while increasing strength," she said.

"She undergoes intense workouts and stunt training that follows 90 minutes of dance training. Her intense gym training includes weights along with steady state cardio and interval training exercises. She also does Bikram Yoga for flexibility and core balance," the source added.

"Race 2" also features Saif Ali Khan, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone and Anil Kapoor.

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Dhoni an icon, says Shahid

Shahid Kapoor is a huge fan of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and tags him as an "icon".

"I am a huge Dhoni fan. I think what he's done for the team is phenomenal. He won the World Cup for us, he's a huge icon. I think he's absolutely fantastic," he said while sharing his views on India's Prime Icon show on Big CBS Prime.

Dhoni is among the top 20 contenders on the show competing for the title of India's Prime Icon.

Remembering the euphoria after the final World Cup match, Shahid said: "I was there at the finals when India was playing and I got lost. Because when we all came out after the match got over, it felt like we'd just gotten independence or something because the roads were just blocked, my car couldn't reach me, my security was on the other side and I was just standing alone."

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