Rishi Kapoor and Karan Johar congratulate PM Narendra Modi for launching Fit India Movement

first_img Asian News International New DelhiAugust 29, 2019UPDATED: August 29, 2019 17:03 IST Rishi Kapoor and Karan Johar congratulated PM Narendra Modi for Fit India MovementVeteran actor Rishi Kapoor and filmmaker Karan Johar on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju for launching Fit India Movement to make people aware of the importance of being fit and healthy.The Prime Minister today launched a nation-wide Fit India Movement at Indira Gandhi Stadium complex in the national capital.Rishi Kapoor, who is currently undergoing treatment in New York took to Twitter and wrote, “Congratulations to our PM Narendra Modi and sports minister Kiren Rijiju for launching the Fit India Movement on 29th August. I’m sure this will inspire all Indians in finding easy and fun ways to adapt a fit and healthy lifestyle #FitIndiaMovement.”Congratulations to our PM @narendramodi & sports minister @kirenrijiju for launching the Fit India Movement on 29th August. I’m sure this will inspire all Indians in finding easy and fun ways to adapt a fit and healthy lifestyle #FitIndiaMovementRishi Kapoor (@chintskap) August 28, 2019Echoing similar sentiments, Karan Johar tweeted, “Congratulations to our honourable PM Narendra Modi and sports minister Kiren Rijiju for launching the Fit India Movement on 29th August. I’m sure this will inspire all Indians in finding easy and fun ways to adapt a fit and healthy lifestyle #FitIndiaMovement.”Congratulations to our honourable PM @narendramodi & sports minister @kirenrijiju for launching the Fit India Movement on 29th August. I’m sure this will inspire all Indians in finding easy and fun ways to adapt a fit and healthy lifestyle #FitIndiaMovementKaran Johar (@karanjohar) August 29, 2019Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty who is an avid yoga practitioner and fitness enthusiast was also present during the launch of the Fit India Movement.advertisementFit India movement was launched on the occasion of the National Sports Day — the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, which aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.Today, on National Sports Day we pledge to strength Fit India Movement! https://t.co/0BmpLreJPPNarendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2019Meanwhile, Rijiju, who was present at the event also expressed his gratitude over the launch of Fit India Movement and said, “I am happy that we are launching Fit India Movement on the birth anniversary of Major Dyan Chand. We will make efforts to take this programme to new heights. Every Indian should be mentally and physically fit in order to take the country forward.”Many Bollywood celebrities including Shilpa Shetty, Akshay Kumar, Sushmita Sen, Malaika Arora Khan, Sara Ali Khan, Jhanvi Kapoor generally try to inspire people by sharing their workout videos or pictures on social media platforms.This is not the first time that the Modi government has launched a fitness campaign.It was Prime Minister who, through the United Nations as a forum, urged the world to observe International Yoga Day on June 21 every year. The government last year had come up with #HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign in which people from all walks of life participated by sharing their exercise regimes.ALSO READ | PM Narendra Modi pens thank you note to Aamir Khan for supporting his initiative of single-use plasticALSO READ | Aamir Khan backs PM Narendra Modi, urges people to avoid single-use plasticALSO READ | Karan Johar, Ayushmann Khurrana support PM Narendra Modi’s initiative to eliminate single-use plasticALSO READ | Karan Johar on PM Narendra Modi’s second term: To those watching India, picture abhi baaki haiALSO READ | Rishi Kapoor on cancer treatment: It has been 9 months and 16 days. I really miss homeALSO WATCH | It’s unfortunate that mob lynchings take place, says Rishi KapoorGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bynisha Tags :Follow Rishi KapoorFollow Karan JoharFollow fit india movement Rishi Kapoor and Karan Johar congratulate PM Narendra Modi for launching Fit India MovementOn the occasion of PM Narendra Modi’s Fit India Movement launch today, Rishi Kapoor and Karan Johar took to Twitter to congratulate him.advertisement Nextlast_img

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