Bengaluru Bulls captain Rohit Kumar(Pro Kabaddi League)
Bengaluru Bulls captain Rohit Kumar(Pro Kabaddi League)

Pro Kabaddi League 2019: Inspired by Akshay Kumar, Bengaluru Bulls’ Rohit Kumar attempts Bottle cap challenge - watch video

Bengaluru Bulls Rohit Kumar led his side as a captain to the Pro Kabaddi League title last year.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 07:53 PM IST

Bengaluru Bulls star raider Rohit Kumar is known to be a huge fan of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar. The athlete, who led his side to a title win in the previous edition of the tournament, sports a tattoo on his shoulder of the actor, has met the actor on a numerous occasions and also has a pet name after the actor, “Akki”. On Thursday, the kabaddi star uploaded a video on his official Instagram account, in which he took inspiration from the Aitraaz actor to take on the trending “Bottle cap challenge”.

In the challenge, a person has to do a round-house kick over a bottle and remove the cap after finishing the kick. Kumar, in a post, wrote: “I couldn’t resist the #bottlecapchallenge. Inspired by my lifetime idol @akshaykumar sir.”

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Rohit, in the video, managed to complete the challenge and remove the bottle cap.


The raider then challenged Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. “I would like to nominate our sports minister @kiren.rijiju ji to take this challenge and motivate the youth to be fit,” he wrote.

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Apart from Rohit, several other sportstars have taken and completed the challenge successfully, including Conor McGregor and Max Holloway.

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