A report recently showed that people played last outdoor activity during their school or college. People who are health conscious still manage to take out time for outdoor sports.
We know how all the celebrities want to keep their bodies fit and toned. But with the entire busy schedule, they rarely get any time to pay attention on their bodies. Some celebrities hit the gym for their fitness and others focus on their sports with the gym.
There are a few celebrities who play professional sports. These professional sports do not help them in just maintaining their fitness level but also relaxes them mentally. Let’s take a look at these celebrities who have played professional sports even before making their entry in Bollywood.
1. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone has played badminton in national level championships. She is the daughter of an Arjun awardee and Padma Shri, Prakash Padukone. Deepika says that badminton has made her life disciplined and focused.
2. Akshay Kumar
We have seen Akshay Kumar performing stunts and martial arts in many of his Bollywood movies. Akshay Kumar has received the highest honour in Karate – Katana. He has a 6th-degree black belt in Kuyukai Gōjū-ryū karate. He is also well versed in Parkour.
3. Randeep Hooda
Randeep has won seven medals, including three gold and two silver, at the National Equestrian Championship. He is also an expert at Polo and Show jumping.
4. Milind Soman
Milind is a very strong sportsman. He has been an international level swimmer. He is also a runner and has completed the Ironman Marathon.
5. Tapsee Pannu
We all have witnessed how energetically the actress performs in her Bollywood Movies. The actress derives this energy from her sports that is squash. She has admitted her fondness for sports and said she would have been a sports player if not an actor.
6. Rahul Bose
Rahul Bose was the member of India’s first Rugby team which played internationally. He has also won silver medal in boxing in Western India Championship.