Many actors and actresses in the Telugu film industry, come from different educational backgrounds. Some of them are doctors, engineers and more. Besides them, there are actors who also came into showbiz with a sports background.
For instance, Ritika Singh who starred opposite Victory Venkatesh in Guru is a national level kick boxer in real life and also a martial arts expert. She stated that she is capable of managing both, sports and movies.
We all know Sudheer Babu as an actor but very few of us are familiar that he is a National level badminton player. The buzz is, Pullela Gopichand, the ace badminton coach and player’s biopic is coming soon. There is no doubt that Sudheer Babu will be the perfect fit for this role and the actor signed up for the movie.
The lovely actress Rakul Preet Singh, who is known for her raging prominence in T Town now, also comes from a sports background. Rakul is a golf player and is a pro at the game. She was given the permission by her father to enter modeling only when she turned 19. Even today, the actress has a grip on the game and keeps playing whenever she gets the time out from movies.
Actor, director, screenwriter, Avasarala Srinivas, is known for his comedy timing and acting. What is unknown about him is that he is a Racquetball player. He even participated in South Korea Asian Open Racquetball Championship, in 2014. Interestingly, Avasarala is also one of the Board of Directors of Racquetball Association Of India.
Naga Shourya of Oohalu Gusagusalade fame is actually a National level tennis player in real life. He was seen playing tennis in Jyo Achyutananda co-starring Naara Rohith.
Well, now we know where these actors get their strong spirit towards their craft from.