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Ayushmann Khurrana’s fitness secrets

He came, he saw and he conquered- this line perfectly goes with the life of Ayushmann Khurrana. The man with the charming smile made his debut in Vicky Donor- a small budget film that went on to become the biggest hit of that year. Since then Ayushman hasn’t looked back He knows in order to secure an admirable place in Bollywood only to be a good actor is not enough, one must need to be fit and fine. In a candid chat with Delhi desire  Ayushmann shares his fitness secret .

Do you work out regularly?

Yes. I do work out for half an hour to one hour for five days in a week. I do weight training four times in a day. Apart from this, I climb 15 floors everyday as I live on that floor.

I know the requirements of my body. Everyone should know his body type and exercise accordingly. I run 7-8 km everyday on treadmill. Though I have not tried yoga, I am aware of its benefits. In order to keep myself in shape I do light weight exercises and cardio.

Do you follow any special diet?

When it comes to food, I don’t throw tantrums. I eat everything. As I am very busy these days, I find it tough to follow any specific diet routine. I am blessed with a good metabolism that allows me to gorge on anything. I love Punjabi and Mughlai foods. During Roadies we had to stay in Lucknow for few days where I devoured on Tunde kebab, I just loved it. I miss the street food of Nizamuddin and Chandni Chowk very much. Homemade Makke Di Roti and Sarson Da Saag also titillate my taste buds. As I have a sweet tooth, I can’t resist myself from eating kulfi, falooda and jalebi.

What do you do to get rid of stress?

Playing guitar and doing work outs relax me. I make it a point to run after my shooting everyday no matter how much tired I am. Running gives me a soothing feeling. I love listening to music especially sufi songs. My favourite band is Coldplay.

What do you do in your spare time?

I love playing squash and reading books. I like non-fiction books rather than fiction. I read a lot of shayaris of Galibh. I have read Geeta also but not out of religious beliefs.

(Illa Srivastava)

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