Bollywood is no longer just about glitz and glamour anymore and most actors and actresses in Bollywood possess some serious ass-kicking skills! By that, we mean most celebrities are learning or have learned martial arts and are not afraid to show it off in front of the camera!
Here are 7 celebrities from the Bollywood, who have mastered the art of martial arts and are certainly very proud of it!
1. Mithun Chakraborty
Mithun chakraborty informally referred to as Mithun is an Indian film actor, singer, producer, writer Holding a black belt in kung fu style of Martial Arts, Mithun is supposedly the first martial arts expert to enter into Bollywood films.
2. Akshay Kumar
We’ve seen the star in action since his ‘Khiladi’ days.Kumar has not one but two black belts, one in Tae Kwon Do and one in Muay Thai. The veteran action hero is trained in Muay Thai, a martial arts form from Thailand, while he was in Bangkok, before joining Bollywood. He also runs many martial arts academies all over the country and has opened a women’s only self-defence centre recently in Mumbai. Talk about imparting wisdom!
3. Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgan was awarded with a black belt for his contributions to martial arts in Indian cinema. This Honour was done by Tae kwon do Masters who came from South Korea.
4. Isha Koppikar
You will be glad to know that Beautiful actress Isha koppikar is the first Bollywood actress to have earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
5. Vidyut Jamwal
Another ace Kalaripayattu practitioner, Vidyut has been learning martial arts since the age of 4. He is a regular practitioner of Kalaripayattu- a martial art form from Kerala. Kalaripayattu includes strikes, kicks, grappling, preset forms, weaponry and healing methods.
6. Tiger Shroff
With a name and body like that, you would actually expect him to know some hardcore martial arts! Jackie Shroff’s son Tiger Shroff has learnt Kalaripayattu, modern kung fu, Krav Maga and Silat.Tiger has been practicing martial arts since he was 14-years-old!
7. Shilpa Shetty
Most fittest actress of b town , shilpa sheety’s name is the next in this list. Shilpa Shetty also holds a black belt in Karate.