There is a wave on social media and this time it is about a very positive thing. Yes, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has started a social media campaign to spread awareness regarding fitness. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cricketer Virat Kohli to Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan, many celebs are coming forward and posting videos to encourage people to stay fit. Well, it is indeed a great initiative.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore took to social networking site Twitter to share the video and passed the challenge to Hrithik Roshan, Virat Kohli and Saina Nehwal. This started a chain with these celebs tagging others.
#HumFitTohIndiaFit 🇮🇳🏆— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) May 22, 2018
Post pictures and videos of how you keep yourself fit and send a #FitnessChallenge to your friends on social media. Here's my video 😀and I challenge @iHrithik, @imVkohli & @NSaina to join in🥊 pic.twitter.com/pYhRY1lNEm
In fact, Virat challenged Anushka Sharma, M S Dhoni and PM Narendra Modi. The latter accepted the challenge saying, “Challenge accepted, Virat! I will be sharing my own #FitnessChallenge video soon. @imVkohli #HumFitTohIndiaFit.
PM Modi has finally shared his video and nominated Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy.
Here are moments from my morning exercises. Apart from Yoga, I walk on a track inspired by the Panchtatvas or 5 elements of nature - Prithvi, Jal, Agni, Vayu, Aakash. This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. I also practice— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 13, 2018
breathing exercises. #HumFitTohIndiaFit pic.twitter.com/km3345GuV2
Anushka also shared her work out video and passed the challenge to Varun Dhawan.
I accept your challenge @imVKohli. Here’s my video for the #HumFitTohIndiaFit #FitnessChallenge. I’d like to nominate my friends, @DipikaPallikal and @Varun_dvn Great initiative @Ra_THORe sir! #ComeOutAndPlay pic.twitter.com/SmdmkArT6U— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) May 24, 2018
Anupam Kher also accepted the challenge.
I happily accept @Ra_THORe challenge thrown at my by my friend @gauravcsawant. Here is My Peeth ka chamatkar. . And now I challenge my friend @anilkapoor, @sikandarKher And @soundarya_20 for #DeshFitTohHumFit- challenge. Go for it. 😍😍🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/HLu1zXBEMN— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) May 24, 2018
Hrithik, who is a fitness freak took the challenge and then tagged Tiger Shroff. The latter is one of the fittest actors in Bollywood. In his video, he showcased his flexibility and then went on to nominate Sonam Kapoor, Karan Johar and Farhan Akhtar.
I have accepted the #FitnessChallenge by @ra_THORe sir. Now I would like to challenge my wife @AnushkaSharma , our PM @narendramodi ji and @msdhoni Bhai for the same. 😀 #HumFitTohIndiaFit #ComeOutAndPlay pic.twitter.com/e9BAToE6bg— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 23, 2018
This initiative makes me so proud ! Bravo @Ra_THORe #HumFitTohIndiaFit #FitnessChallenge this is how I commute to my office everyday. sitting static in a car is such a waste. Walk, cycle, jog, feel the earth, feel India 🇮🇳 get FIT! pic.twitter.com/twoI1vna9c— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) May 22, 2018
Tareeke anek par maksad sirf ek #HumFitTohIndiaFit - great initiative by @Ra_THORe sir 🙌 thank you @iHrithik sir, i’d like to nominate @sonamakapoor, @karanjohar and @FarOutAkhtar to take the #FitnessChallenge forward. pic.twitter.com/1tdAaVEBQE— Tiger Shroff (@iTIGERSHROFF) May 23, 2018
Sania Mirza also appreciated the move and tweeted, “When was the last time we saw a Minister do this??? Coolest leading by example .. congratulations on this #FitnessChallenge Sir.. here’s to a brighter and healthier India.”
Big B wrote, "@Ra_THORe we accept the challenge of #HumFitTohIndiaFit #FitnessChallenge .. main mantra : BE CONTINUOUSLY MOBILE .. get up for every errand yourself, gym each day, push away that excess morsel of temptation, drive or cycle yourself, see the Sun more often!"
T 2816 - - @Ra_THORe we accept the challenge of #HumFitTohIndiaFit #FitnessChallenge .. main mantra : BE CONTINUOUSLY MOBILE .. get up for every errand yourself, gym each day, push away that excess morsel of temptation, drive or cycle yourself, see the Sun more often !🙏 pic.twitter.com/4SQ2jRiSuy— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 24, 2018
PV Sindhu also shared her video and passed the challenge to Deepika Padukone.
Thank u @NSaina for the challenge #HumFitTohIndiaFit— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) May 23, 2018
Post pictures and videos of how you keep yourself fit and send a #FitnessChallenge to your friends on social media . Here's my video and I challenge @deepikapadukone @AkhilAkkineni8 @joshnachinappa pic.twitter.com/AscsZxqklp
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