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Naga Chaitanya accepts fitness challenge, posts video doing push-ups and pull-ups. Watch

Naga Chaitanya, accepting his brother Akhil Akkineni’s fitness challenge, posted a video in which we see him doing push-ups and pull-ups.

regional movies Updated: May 24, 2018 17:02 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Naga Chaitanya,#HumFitTohIndiaFit challeng,Akhil Akkineni
Naga Chaitanya goes through his push ups and pull ups routine.(Twitter)

After a host of celebrities like Virat Kohli, PV Sindhu, Hrithik Roshan and Anushka Sharma accepted the #HumFitTohIndiaFit challenge, many celebs from Telugu films are also joining in. The latest to do so is Naga Chaitanya, who accepted the challenge from his kid brother Akhil Akkineni.

He posted a video of himself doing push-ups, pull-ups and other exercises on Twitter and wrote: “Thanks @AkhilAkkineni8 for the challenge #HumFitTohIndiaFit here are my 3 basics I do anytime anywhere to keep it going .. I challenge @Samanthaprabhu2 @iamSushanthA @AgerwalNidhhi.”

In the process, he challenged three more people -- wife Samantha Akkineni, actor Nidhhi Agerwal and actor and his cousin, Sushanth A.

Akhil, meanwhile, accepted the challenge from badminton ace PV Sindhu. In the video, we see him doing pull-ups in a gym. Accepting the challenge, he wrote: “Thank you @Pvsindhu1 for the challenge???? #HumFitTohIndiaFit Post pictures and videos of how you keep yourself fit and send a #FitnessChallenge to someone you know on social media. Here’s my video and I challenge @iamnagarjuna @Varun_dvn @chay_akkineni and @dulQuer.”

Union minister for sports and youth affairs Rajyavardhan Rathore began a fitness challenge on Twitter, requesting people to share pictures and videos of their favourite workout. Rathore nominated Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, Saina Nehwal and cricketer Virat Kohli for the challenge, who then posted their workout videos. Virat had challenged wife Anushka, MS Dhoni and Prime Minister Modi.

Among other stars who have already accepted the challenge include Hrithik Roshan, Deepik Padukone, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Tiger Shroff, Farhan Akhtar, Mithali Raj, Babita Phogat and TV actor Soumya Tandon.

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First Published: May 24, 2018 17:01 IST