Celebs can't get enough of PM Modi's 'Fit India Movement'; PV Sindhu, Tendulkar & Hima Das talk health benefits
Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty will be a part of Fit India Committee.
Various Bollywood celebrities and sports personalities hailed PM Modi's initiative, and shared their #FitIndiaMovement moments on Twitter.
While former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar backed the movement by playing carrom board with senior citizens at an old age home, cricketer Hardik Pandya said that sports has been one of the biggest teachers in his life.
Spent some time with these wonder women at the St. Anthony's Old Age Home, felt blessed by the love shown by them.… https://t.co/uhlUq6Jecr— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 1567057920000
Sports has been one of the biggest teachers in my life. On #NationalSportsDay, let's take a pledge towards fitness… https://t.co/KThKeYJAeV— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) 1567059234000
Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir also thanked PM Modi for launching the movement.
On this #NationalSportsDay I want to thank Hon'ble PM @narendamodi ji for launching a nationwide #FitIndia movement… https://t.co/FGhq2EQvn0— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) 1567059657000
Shilpa Shetty, who is a fitness enthusiast and now a part of PM Modi's Fit India Committee - headed by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, also expressed pride in being a part of the campaign.
(1/3) The #FitIndia campaign officially begins with the loudest cheer... a movement towards a fitter nation. Join u… https://t.co/ROxKMXOqxH— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) 1567075226000
(3/3) It gives me immense pride to know that our future generations will have equal opportunities to adapt to a who… https://t.co/SEI3iMt8Mr— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) 1567075227000
Other celebrities also appreciated the Prime Minister for promoting a healthy lifestyle.
Congratulations to our PM @narendramodi & sports minister @kirenrijiju for launching the Fit India Movement on 29th… https://t.co/q18JIzmEcD— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) 1567012211000
“Well done is better than well said.” I pledge my support for the #FitIndiaMovement initiated by Hon. Prime Ministe… https://t.co/nV7t4qLoHt— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) 1567077648000
While victory or defeat is a part of life, badminton star PV Sindhu - who is currently riding high after being named the first Indian to win a gold medal at the BWF World Championships in Switzerland - said that being mentally and physically fit is the most important aspect.
Govt officials, Sports & Film fraternity, sponsors, my entire team & our nation for all the good wishes & messages.… https://t.co/kpthU9CH9H— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) 1567077439000
Sprinter Hima Das, who made India proud last month after winning five medals in races across Europe, also took to Twitter to promote the initiative.
Congratulations to our honourable Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji and @RijijuOffice sir for the launch of… https://t.co/nILENjNavy— Hima MON JAI (@HimaDas8) 1567066333000
Boxer Mary Kom also posted a 29-second video of her celebrating the launch of the movement.
Ready to go for #FitIndiaMovement. #jaihind #fitness @Media_SAI @KirenRijiju @narendramodi https://t.co/324lu2Dncg— Mary Kom (@MangteC) 1567015452000
On the occasion of National Sports Day, PM Modi launched the initiative at Indira Gandhi Stadium complex in Delhi, and called fitness is zero per cent investment with infinite returns.