Tiger Shroff, Deepika Padukone, Kriti Sanon, Disha Patani, and more THESE stars practise martial arts

These six actors have have embraced MMA to stay fit and healthy

CJ DeskUpdated: Sunday, December 04, 2022, 10:12 PM IST
article-image
Tiger Shroff, Deepika Padukone, Kriti Sanon |

Gone are the days when Hindi movie stars were not fitness conscious. These days, it has almost become mandatory to stay fit and healthy for all actors. The Free Press Journal shines the spotlight on six celebs who have mastered martial arts to give fans the ultimate fitness goals.

Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff |

If there is one name from Bollywood who has redefined martial arts it has to be Tiger Shroff. He began his training at the age of four and has a fifth-degree black belt in Taekwondo. He is well versed in different fighting styles, including Kalaripayattu, Kung fu, Krav Maga, and Pencak Silat.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone |

The leggy lass is one of the fittest girls in Bollywood. In fact, Deepika Padukone has been one the first actresses to take up martial arts. She learnt a Japanese art form known as Jiu-Jitsu more than a decade ago for her movie Chandni Chowk to China.

Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon |

The actress is getting trained in martial arts for her upcoming movie Ganapath. She is being trained by Harshh Verma, who is the first Indian to be part of the Shaolin performing monks team. She also practices boxing, karate, kickboxing, Krav Maga, Kung fu and Muay Thai.

Ishwak Singh

Ishwak Singh

Ishwak Singh |

Not many people are aware that Ishwak Singh, who is mostly seen in very serious or intense roles on-screen, is a black belt in martial arts. The Rocket Boys fame actor has learnt martial arts for 12 years and has often credited his training with bringing discipline to his personal and professional life.

Disha Patani

Disha Patani

Disha Patani |

If there is one actress who can do flying kicks with an ease then it has to be Disha Patani. She has been practising martial arts for quite some time. She is a diehard fan of MMA and goes for a rigorous training session several times a week.

Abhimanyu Dassani

Abhimanyu Dassani

Abhimanyu Dassani |

A chiselled body like Abhimanyu Dassani’s can make many drool for sure. And one of the go-to-fitness routines for him is martial arts. The Meenakshi Sundareshwar actor is known to be highly dedicated to his routines and training.

(If you have a story in and around Mumbai, you have our ears, be a citizen journalist and send us your story here. )

(To receive our E-paper on WhatsApp daily, please click here.  To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

'Right-wing trolls are completely naked after Pathaan's box office success': Anurag Kashyap

'Right-wing trolls are completely naked after Pathaan's box office success': Anurag Kashyap

Bigg Boss 16 fame Abdu Rozik recalls his time in Tajikistan: 'People threw money at me, asked me to...

Bigg Boss 16 fame Abdu Rozik recalls his time in Tajikistan: 'People threw money at me, asked me to...

Vadh OTT Release: Where and when to watch Neena Gupta, Sanjay Mishra's thriller

Vadh OTT Release: Where and when to watch Neena Gupta, Sanjay Mishra's thriller

Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan ticket prices reduced by 25%, check current rates in Mumbai and Delhi

Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan ticket prices reduced by 25%, check current rates in Mumbai and Delhi

Samantha Ruth Prabhu opens up on being part of Citadel: 'It is homecoming for me'

Samantha Ruth Prabhu opens up on being part of Citadel: 'It is homecoming for me'