Bollywood celebs who love sports
There is no denying the fact that sports bring out the best in people. Apart from having obvious and multiple fitness benefits, playing any sport also brings out the team player in everyone. It's endearing to see even our Bollywood celebrities who simply strive for their team to win in a game. Our beloved Bollywood actors are fans of many kinds of sports. From football to tennis there's a variety of sports they like to indulge in. Let's have a look at them below:
The actor whose name is synonymous with amazing acting talent is also a vetted football player. He loves playing football so much that he has also participated in a variety of charity matches. His passion for football was born when he first encountered the great Maradona.
The iconic actor is an expert badminton player too. Her love for the sport comes from father and ace badminton player, Prakash Padukone. Talk about good genes and consistency! She has played the sport at national level and won many accolades for the same. Apart from being vocal about the importance of playing a sport, she has also admitted to the fact that sports helped her make a way out from the lowest moments in her life.
The model-turned-actor has carved his own wonderful niche in the world of running. Apart from birthing the idea of ‘Last long run’ tradition, the actor is a major health and fitness enthusiast. He is the perfect inspiration for someone looking to build fitness by running.
The versatile actor is admittedly a fan of playing squash. She has also made the sport a part of her health and fitness regime. Apart from squash, the actor also has a keen interest in badminton. She also owns the Pune 7 Aces, which is a franchise badminton team that plays in the Premier Badminton League.
The very handsome actor known for some great movies such as Highway and Sarbjit is also a keen lover of equestrian sports. His love for polo and horse-riding led him to launch the Gurgaon Polo and Equestrian Club, located in his home state of Haryana. He has also bagged Silver at the National Equestrian Championship for horse riding in 2019.
With his favourite player being the iconic Roger Federer, the actor has an avid interest in playing lawn tennis. He has also been a great tennis player during his school days. We wonder in appreciation - how many hats can a man don?
The multifaceted actor has a keen interest in outdoor sports and dancing. He has been also been involved in playing football with great interest. An outdoorsy person from a young age, he is quite skilled at martial arts and gymnastics.
Apart from being a multi talented actor donning various hats of acting, writing and direction, the suave and well-spoken actor has had a deep interest in the sport of Rugby. He has played a pivotal role in helping the sport take shape in the country. Apart from having proudly played for the Indian national team at the Asian Rugby Football Union Championship, he now sits as President of the Indian Rugby Football Union board.
Sports are a great stress-buster and the best way to stay in shape. Take inspiration from these Bollywood stars and begin your journey of playing a sport ardently, today!