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Suniel Shetty: Redefining health and fitness at 55

Suniel Shetty believes age is just a number and he is more than happy about the fact that the younger generation is getting increasingly focused on fitness.

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Suniel Shetty launched his new gym in Mumbai. (Source: File Photo)

At 55, actor Suniel Shetty has redefined health and fitness for Indian men. He says it’s a great feeling and says he is passionate about it.

“I am someone who is very passionate about fitness and I very strongly believe that within us there is this champion who is willing to come out. It is only that inhibition that stops us… Age is just a number,” Suniel said over phone from Mumbai.

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The actor is more than happy about the fact that the younger generation is getting increasingly focused on fitness.

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“I am glad that the younger lot today are into training. Suddenly, I see a new generation of children coming up to me and saying ‘Sir, respect. We are going to start training because of you’. If one can inspire an 18-year-old, nothing like it… So, I am very happy,” he added.

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Suniel, who is the father of actress Athiya Shetty, has inaugurated a gym called SMAAASH Shivfitin here in collaboration with celebrity crossfit expert Shivoham.

Talking about the newly launched gym, Suniel said: “It’s called Shivfit and I think it is one of the finest outlets. I feel it’s a different gym because it’s about functional training and it involves day-to-day activities. It is very intense but at the same time a very electrifying atmosphere.”