There are many action movies that get released in a year. But not all the stars are trained professionally to perform in the film. But there are exceptions. Here are 12 such celebs from Bollywood who has mastered at least one martial art. And let me tell you before hand, that you will be surprised by some of the names.
Definitely an obvious choice and will be surprising only if his name is not in the list. Having had quite a few action movies to his name, he is also a proud owner of black belts in Shotokan Karate and Muay Thai and was also working as an instructor before he made it big in the movies.
This yesteryear actor was quite popular for his dance moves and yet you will notice that his movies are filled with action sequences equally. He has a black belt in a kung fu style.
Another actor who has quite a few action movies to his credit, he also has a black belt in Taekwondo. He is quite a master in Karate along with the martial arts.
Introduced as an action hero, Sunil Shetty conquered the hearts with his unbeatable performance in the action scenes, especially in movies like Mohra. He holds a black belt in Judo and also loves kickboxing.
A model turned actor, Vidyut is the recent heartthrob, despite having played negative roles. He has trained in both gymnastics and martial arts. In fact, he started training in Kalari payattu, from a young age of four.
A veteran actor and an evergreen star, who can still make heads turn with his experimentations in cinema is not to be left behind in learning something new. He is a master of many arts in cinema and that includes his ability to fight Karate and Kalari.
The young and upcoming actor is yet to find a strong foothold in Bollywood, but he is definitely noticed for his dance and fight sequences. He is not just a trained professional in martial arts but is also a trained gymnast.
When it comes to martial arts, the actresses are on par with the actors. The Miss Talent crown winner of Miss India 1995, Isha has a black belt in Taekwondo to her credit.
Another yesteryear actress, who was known for her many hit movies like Baazigar. This critically acclaimed actress has not performed many action movies onscreen but she is well versed in the Shotokan Karate.
While you might be shocked, it is true that Govinda has tried his hand in not just one but many different forms of martial arts.
The Miss World of 1997 and currently an actress, Diana believes and credits her fitness to the practice of Wushu.
Another splendid theatre artist, producer and actress, she is part of the Indian Taekwondo team apart from being the spokesperson for NBA in India.