Mumbai, Aug 11: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is currently in Malta shooting for his upcoming film “Bharat”, on Saturday shared a fitness video after he was nominated in an online challenge by Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju.
The “Dabangg” star shared a video of him cycling and working out in the gym. At the end of the video Salman is heard saying “Hum fit toh India fit” (“If we are fit then India is fit”.)
Calling it a “fabulous campaign”, Salman captioned the video: “Fabulous campaign by sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on ‘Hum fit toh India fit. I accept fitness challenge of Kiren Rijiju. Here is my video.”
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) August 11, 2018
Replying Salman’s video, Rijju not only thanked the actor for accepting his challenge but also praised him. Mr Rijiju tweeted: “Great Salman Khan bhai. You inspire millions to stay fit and healthy. Thanks for accepting my challenge.”
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) August 11, 2018
The online fitness campaign was initiated in May by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
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
— Col Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) May 22, 2018
Several personalities like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricket captain Virat Kohli and actor Hrithik Roshan among many others were seen posting videos of their fitness regimes.