Vicky Kaushal’s journey in Bollywood hasn’t been a smooth ride, but that never stopped the talented actor from carving a niche for himself in the industry. After years of learning acting and theatre, Vicky’s first project in Bollywood was Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur in which he assisted the maverick director. After featuring in a couple of movies in minor roles, the young starlet finally bagged his first big breakthrough with debutant director Neeraj Ghaywan’s Masaan. Despite the presence of talented actors like Richa Chadha, Sanjay Mishra, Pankaj Tripathi and others, Vicky stole the limelight with his phenomenal performance. And since then, he has never looked back and has now established himself as one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood.
With back-to-back blockbusters to his credit, Vicky even won the prestigious National Award in 2019 for his stellar performance in Aditya Dhar’s action drama Uri: The Surgical Strike. And with the actor-director teaming up once again, Vicky has been making sure that he leaves no stone unturned in gaining a muscular body for their upcoming mythological project The Immortal Ashwatthama. From sweating it out in the gym with his fitness trainer to improving his overall fitness by practising capoeira, Vicky’s bulked up body has grabbed everyone’s attention.
While the talented actor continues to experiment and adopt new fitness methods, AskMen India decodes Vicky Kaushal’s gruelling fitness routine that has helped him gain a stronger and muscular body.
With cinema halls remaining closed and shootings halted, the pandemic brought the world of entertainment to a standstill. But that didn’t stop the young actor from working out as he created his own workout space at home. After recovering from Covid-19, Vicky returned to his ferocious weight training routine with his trainer and stunned everyone by hitting a new personal record with a deadlift. While the actor shared a glimpse of his intense routine on social media, B-town celebs like Tiger Shroff and others were quick to appreciate Vicky’s commitment and intensity.
Apart from weight training which has helped Vicky gain the much-needed muscles for his next film, the talented actor has also taken up Brazilian martial art Capoeira. Vicky has been learning the basics of capoeira i.e. Ginga, to improve his flexibility, footwork and balance. Well, Vicky is surely dolling out some innovative workout goals and with a fan-following of over nine million, the Brazilian martial art looks quite impressive to become the latest trend in the country.
Known for going the extra mile, Vicky has been taking archery classes to look realistic in front of the camera when he starts shooting for Aditya Dhar’s Ashwatthama. While Vicky’s muscle gains are quite visible in his latest posts, the inclusion of archery in his fitness routine has helped him elevate his cardiovascular health and muscle mass and improve hand-eye coordination as well. Get ready to witness your favourite actor hit the bull’s eye at the box office once again.
Bo staff workout
Taking his fitness seriously, Vicky has gone back to the roots by incorporating the ancient art form of using the Bo staff to improve body muscle, balance and hand-eye coordination. The Raazi actor seems more focused in the above post as he aced the bo staff spinning technique like a pro. Vicky also flaunted his well-toned upper body with broadened shoulders and bulging biceps as he worked out with the bo staff.
Taking his professionalism to the next level, Vicky has also been learning horse-riding for the past few months. Hailed as one of the best outdoor therapeutic exercises, Vicky makes sure that he never misses out on his horse-riding sessions. Meanwhile, the charismatic actor’s workouts seem to be quite effective as Vicky is seen balancing on the horse in this Instagram post. Well, the young talented actor’s ride in Bollywood looks to get quite interesting soon.
The core strength plays an integral role in achieving a well-toned chiselled body. And in addition to weight training and balance improving exercises, Vicky has also including box jumps in his daily fitness routine. While this workout helps the Sanju actor enhance his core muscles and back strength, Vicky’s post has also been motivating millions of fans to work out at home. Apart from sharing his fitness routines, Vicky also tries to motivate his fans to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
While we are yet to see the talented actor flaunt his dance moves on the silver screen, Vicky Kaushal keeps on sharing his dance rehearsal videos on social media. A scroll through Vicky’s Instagram handle and you’ll have an idea of the immense talent that this National Award-winning actor possesses. Meanwhile, fans have been going gaga over Vicky’s newly achieved beefed-up look.
Vicky Kaushal’s innovative and intense workout is giving us major fitness motivation.
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