Yoga is a natural form of exercise that cleanses you mind and body at the same time. It is one of the most convenient practice that can be followed be people of all age groups. This ancient practice had lost its importance over a period of time. But, in the last few years everyone across the country has started to realize the importance of Yoga and have started to take advantage of it. Several Bollywood celebrities practice Yoga in their daily workout routine to have toned body and beautiful skin. (ALSO READ: Anuloma Viloma Pranayama: How to perform alternate nostril breathing exercise and its benefits)
India is celebrating International Yoga Day on June, 21 on a grand scale. So ahead of this day, we bring you a list of Bollywood celebrities who count up on Yoga as their secret to stay young and beautiful forever.
1. Kareena Kapoor Khan:
This Bollywood actress has to top the list. We all know how Kareena transformed from fat to fit within a short span of time. Well, the secret to her weightloss is nothing but Yoga. If rumors are to be believed, Kareena does Surya Namaskar everyday which keeps her body toned. She practices yoga everyday for an hour-and-a-half.
2. Shilpa Shetty Kundra:
We all swear by Shilpa Shetty’s renowned hourglass figure. But do you know that Shilpa Shetty regularly practises yoga to maintain her curves. Yes, she has even released a CD titled, Shilpa’s Yoga in 2008 to promote this healthy practice among her fans. Shilpa took on to yoga after she experienced neck problem and chronic spondylitis.
3. Lara Dutta:
Former Miss Universe is another bollywood celebrity who swears by yoga to stay fit and in shape. Lara even practiced yoga during her pregnancy. The actress has launched a prenatal yoga DVD to help would be mothers during pregnancy. The yoga practices in her DVD also helps you get back into shape after having a baby. Well, that’s how Lara quickly got back in shape despite giving birth to her daughter through C-Section.
4. Sonam Kapoor:
Sonam was one of the actress who had a unhealthy past. The actress had lost immense weight before she made her debut in Bollywood with Saawariya. Sonam swears by her father’s secret to look young, which is Bikram yoga and practices it on regular basis.
5. Konkana Sen Sharma:
The Bong Beauty also counts up on this century old technique to stay in shape. When the actress made a comeback in Ek Thi Daayan, post her maternity leave, everyone noticed the drastic change in her. On being asked, Konkana Sen Sharma credited to yoga for being so fit and healthy.
6. Kangana Ranaut:
The Queen actress is riding high on success after Tanu Weds Manu Returns received great response from the viewers. Kangana Ranaut has also confessed that healthy diet and power yoga is the secret of her beauty.
7. Rani Mukherjee:
Rani Mukherji was practicing Yoga for nearly two hours daily to get back in shape for a film. The Mardaani girl followed a combination of weight training exercises with yoga to shed off the extra kilos.
8. Anil Kapoor:
Ever wondered how Anil Kapoor looks go young and vibrant even at this age. Well, its because he practices yoga every day. The veteran actor is a strict practitioner of Bikram Yoga for several years.
9. Arjun Rampal:
Kareena Kapoor has inspired quite a few celebrities to follow yoga and one of it is Arjun Rampal. The actress has inspired her We are Family co-actor to follow a healthy lifestyle. Arjun once stated in an interview that, “You can’t work with Kareena and not do yoga. It is a given that you will have to include it in your fitness regime. She makes sure that you work out and keep fit.”