Bollywood actors are off late obsessed with fitness, and so the actors are trying out martial arts as a way to stay fit. Akshay Kumar is one such actor who incorporates martial arts into his fitness routine.
The actor has trained in martial arts for a really long time and
has long been representing the art form in our country. Having
studied martial arts in Thailand, he even urged the government to
make this mandatory in Indian schools too as it is crucial for self
"I urge the government to make it compulsory for boys and girls.
I look forward to that day where every student compulsorily learns
martial arts in schools for at least three years and martial arts
becomes more famous than cricket. It is my dream," Akshay said
during a workshop on Russian knife fighting system called
In China and Singapore, martial arts training is a must and
after the program, a certificate would be handed over, recalled
Akshay. IT is not just him, actor Jackie Shroff's son, Tiger Shroff
too is trained in martial arts and that's why he performed his own
stunts in his debut movie, Heropanti.
It is said that he has even choreographed his own stunts. Well
then let's check how many Bollywood actors know martial arts and
are experts in it.
Akshay Kumar needs no intro in martial arts, the man literally
represents the art form not just in Bollywood but in the entire
country. He is truly passionate about his martial arts training and
is always seen encouraging people to take it up as well.
Tiger Shroff is a trained martial artist who showed his skills
in his very first movie, Heropanti. Another martial artist in
John Abraham has trained in two types of martial art form. He
trained in Vietnamese martial arts for Race 2 and he learned the
Japanese martial art form as well.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shot a few action scenes for his
forthcoming fiction TV series titled Yudh and he compares it to
"choreographed dance". Well he too has got trained by famous
martial expert in Bollywood, Yajness Shetty.
Hrithik Roshan has trained in Karate, now this is the reason why
he can perform stunts with such an ease.
Salman Khan has trained in martial arts with well known French
stunt director Philip Guegan for his upcoming release,
Ajay Devgn too is trained by Yajness Shetty, he seems to have
knowledge of martial arts as well as karate.
Yet another actor who was trained by popular martial expert in
Bollywood, Yajness Shetty.
Vidyut too is a trained martial artist, whose expertise came
into use when the actor choreographed his own stunts in his movie
He too has a degree in Mixed Martial Arts. Well the actor sure
looks like a martial artist and after getting to know about his
degree, it's good to know that he can pack some good punches as
The actor who has performed stunts in Ek Villain is undergoing
martial arts training for his next movie.
Govinda too started to take martial arts training from Yajness
Shetty in order to get into shape.