We first saw her in the movie Chak De! India and absolutely loved her. The pint-sized actress, Chitrashi Rawat, who was born on November 29, 1989, turns 26 today! Chitrashi is a former Indian hockey player, television presenter and film actress. Don’t you remember how expertly playing hockey in the movie? She had been crazy about hockey since her childhood and started playing for Uttarakhand state as a left striker at the age of 17. Chitrashi Rawat shot to fame with her role as Komal Chautala in the movie Chak De! India and then went on to do another movie, Luck, which also featured Imran Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Mithun Chakraborty, Shruti Hassan and Ravi Kissen. Apart from playing hockey, she loves doing yoga and is big on being fit and healthy. The Instagram account of this gorgeous actress is filled with photos of her in various complex yoga poses. Here are few of them and we are sure these will inspire you to start practising yoga today.

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Strat your yoga like Chitrashi with a divine namaste

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Then, may be you can do an upside-down namaste

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Don’t you want to be as fit as this Chak de! girl?

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She proves that yoga can be done anywhere

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She is nailing the split here!

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Yoga in the woods!

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Here she is doing one hand chakrasana

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The actress inspires us to be healthy and fit!

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Here, she shows how yoga is not just about asanas

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Take a look at this video of Chitrashi Rawat practising yoga movements

 

The actress shows that she is not just a good hockey player but also a great yogi. The Instagram posts shared by Chitrashi doing yoga gives you a glimpse of her dedication and nudges you to start practising yoga today! (Picture credit: Chitrashi Rawat/Instagram).