Interesting! Did you know? These actors played sports professionally

Let’s take a look at a few actors who also played sports professionally.
Interesting! Did you know? These actors played sports professionally

MUMBAI: The world of Bollywood has witnessed many artists wooing the film buffs with their remarkable acting prowess.  

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While their work in cinema keeps the audience entertained, there are several actors who played sports professionally.

So, let’s take a look at a few actors who also played sports professionally.

Deepika Padukone: The face of many brands, the gorgeous lady has beautifully established herself in Bollywood industry. She has done many remarkable films and showcased her acting prowess. Some of her film projects comprise Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Piku, and Bajirao Mastani. The actress also played badminton at National Level. However, she quit badminton to concentrate on her modeling and film career.

Rahul Bose: The powerhouse of talent, Rahul Bose, wears multiple hats. He is an actor, director, screenwriter, social activist. He has been part of several critically acclaimed films including Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Kalpurush, Anuranan, Antaheen, and The Japanese Wife, among others. He won several awards for his work. Along with his work in cinema, he also earned accolades for his sports. He is a rugby player. Before retiring in 2008, he represented India’s Rugby team internationally for a long 11 years.

Saqib Saleem: He stepped into the Bollywood world with the romantic comedy Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge. Not only the film did well at the box office but also earned accolades for Saqib Saleem. He then went on to work in films such as Mere Dad Ki Maruti and Bombay Talkies, and both the films saw his impactful performance. While he managed to make a strong mark in Bollywood, he played alongside cricketer Virat Kohli during his early days.

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