Bollywood is constantly making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The Narcotics Control Bureau has been cracking down heavily on the entertainment industry since the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. This news comes as a shock to many youngsters looking to the stars for role models. However, there are some role models in our entertainment industry like Akshay Kumar and John Abraham who have led by example against this crisis.
More than professionalism, some of our Bollywood stars have chosen to abstain from drinking alcohol for the sake of their health and fitness. So here are some inspiring actors from the industry who have committed to being teetotalers:
Bollywood stars are synonymous with fitness discipline and impeccable work ethic. Khiladi Kumar is not only rocking the box office but is never playing with his life. Even though the superstar is in his early fifties, the Sooryavanshi actor looks a lot fitter than his contemporaries. He has proved that time and again through his commitments to stunt work in action roles. He’s a complete teetotaler!
after akshay kumar big bMegastar of Bollywood. He is one of the influential figures in the industry. The legendary actor has played many roles throughout his career including alcoholics. One of them is the 1984 film Sharabi, in which he played Vicky Kapoor, an alcoholic, but he never brought alcohol back home.
Amitabh Bachchan has also claimed that he has never touched alcohol in his entire career and has refrained from smoking and eating meat. Truly an icon!
The handsome hunk of Bollywood has come a long way from being a model to becoming an action star. However, there is one thing that remained constant- never smoked or drank alcohol in his life. He hasn’t been the type to rely on any kind of narcotics to get by. Rather, he put all his energy into pumping iron in the gym.
Even though the actor is a drinker, he broke his fast once due to professional reasons. He drank half a bottle of champagne for a long and emotional scene for Sanjay Gupta’s Shootout at Wadala. John also confirmed this in a conversation with Hindustan Times, “Usually I never drink, but it was an important scene and I wanted to make it all right.”
Like his father, Junior Bachchan is also a drinker. Not many know that the Bollywood actor was once offered Rs 10 crore to promote a liquor brand, but he declined. As reported by India TV, he also confirmed this by saying, “I personally do not believe that any revenue is good revenue. There should be an endorser-brand fit that enhances the equity of the product. I personally need to believe the brand before taking this. I will not promote a product that I do not use.”
Apart from Akshay Kumar, Sher Shah actor He also revealed that throughout his career he has stayed away from alcohol. After his initial success on screen with Student of the Year back in 2014, Sidharth Malhotra said in an interview with GQ India, “Drinking is a stress reliever for a lot of people (but) I don’t like alcohol. “