The sculpted physique of your favourite actors sometimes might make you think what do they do to get those chiselled abs, those ripped peck muscles, and bulging biceps or the svelte body to die for with the right balance of muscle mass and femininity. Well, it’s not that they got a secret pill that work when they take rest and give them the ripped look. The body we see takes lots of effort, a strict diet and crucial workout regimen. And behind these biggies, there are the sculptors who strike their magic wand to make things work. This is our tribute to those wizards who create astounding bodies and make them shine in the industry.

Here we bring you 10 top fitness trainers of Bollywood:

Manish Advilkar: The man behind Salman Khan’s well-oiled and enviable sculpted physique, is the star of all, Manish Advikar. The beefed-up body of the Bollywood hunk who is 51 years young now, even today can give the rest of the Bollywood heroes a run for their money. He has trained Salman for close to six years before Salman started training on his own. Salman’s robust body is the testimonial to Manish’s expertise, Salman’s hard work and determination.


Prashant Sawant: Being in the fitness industry for more than 20 years, Prashant is a well-known a celebrity personal trainer, who has carved his niche in this field by sculpting the bodies of a horde of famous Bollywood superstars. His training studio, “Body Sculptor’’ was established in 2003 and since then he’s been tailoring workout regimen to make his clients meet their fitness goals as well as their nutritional requirements. His elite clientele includes names such as Shahrukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Ajay Devgan, Abhishek Bachchan et al to name a few.

Prashant Sawant

Yasmin Karachiwala: Famous among celebrity domain for her expertise in Pilates. Being the first BASI (Body Arts and Science International, US) certified Pilates instructor in India, Yasmin has been a part of the fitness industry for over 22 years. Her Pilates studio, Yasmin’s Body Image in Mumbai, has been the first and foremost choice of some of the top listed stars of Bollywood such as Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt et al.

Yasmin Karachiwala

Vinod Channa: The top-notch fitness trainer who has got clients like John Abraham, Riteish Deshmukh, Harman Baweja, Shekhar Ravjiani, Raj Kundra, Samita Shetty, Shilpa Shetty, R. Madhavan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Krishika Lulla, Ashish Chudhary, Sohail Khan, Genelia D’souza, Anant Ambani and more, bags a substantial amount of experience of more than 16 years. Being a fitness trainer, Channa specializes in sports performance training, body sculpting, weight loss management, functional and body building training, strength training, kick-boxing, corrective exercise, animal flow workout, nutrition and yoga. His spectrum of knowledge has given him the authority, deserved fame, and recognition for the service he provides that includes long-term lifestyle modifications, improved health, and better quality of life.

Vinod Channa

Satyajit Chaurasia: Whether it’s Aamir Khan’s magical body transformation in Ghajini or Hrithik Roshan’s sculpted body in Bang Bang, the wizard who helped these stars shape up by planning some of the crucial workout regimens is, Satyajit Chaurasia. A fabulous trainer, with several years of experience in the fitness industry and the expertise to do a complete body makeover to the superstars of Bollywood, Satyajit is now a name that Bollywood swears by. His Barbarian Power gym in Mumbai is the destination for those who wish to build a ripped body and a complete changed personality. His clientele includes actors like Zayed Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Vivek Oberoi, Ajay Devgan, Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Pawan Ruiya, Anil Ambani, Esha Deol, Tina Ambani et al.


Namrata Purohit: With a certification of Stott Pilates at the age of 19, Namrata has surely hone her skills to become the youngest fitness trainer and author at the age of 21.  Co-founder of The Pilates and Altitude Training studio, Namrata’s clientele includes people from all facets of life including sport personalities, Bollywood celebrities, as well as industrialists. Samir and Namrata Purohit’s fitness studio is the official Fitness partner to The Femina Miss India International Pageants since 2011 and the father-daughter duo was the Official Pilates Coaches to the Mumbai City FC team 2014.

Namrata Purohit

Deanne Panday: Coming from a fitness conscious family, Deanne Pandey, the fitness trainer to Bollywood stars such as Lara Dutta, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, and many more. A model turned fitness and wellness expert, Deanne has come a long way from becoming a celebrity fitness to an author. Her gym has more footfalls from the tinsel town and she also dabbles up as a lifestyle coach for her clients.

Deanne Panday

Samir Jaura: Samir Jarua is the man behind some of the biggest transformations in the show biz, be it Rani Mukerjee for Mardani, Farhan Akhtar for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, or Priyanka Chopra for Mary Kom. Sculpting some of the famous in the industry from Bollywood to sports, Samir Jaura is a known name in the fitness industry.

Samir Jaura 2

Kris Gethin: The chiselled look of Hrithik Roshan in many of his movies, is the stylemark he’s been keeping up since his first movie release. Be it keeping his lean muscles intact or flaunting some ripped image for any movie, Hrithik Roshan’s trusted destination is to his American fitness trainer, Kris Gethin. Some intense and crazy workout regimen, Kris also immensely focused on Hrithik’s dietary habits and proper rest. Apart from Hrithik, Gethin has trainer many eminent personalities from varied professions.

Kris Gethin

Payal Gidwani Tiwari: Bollywood’s glamour gals and their better halves trust in the craftsmanship of Payal Gidwani’s and her yoga sessions. Kareena Kapoor with her hubby Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukherji, Jacqueline Fernandes, Farhan Akhtar, Sridevi Kapoor, and many more adorn her clientele list. Depending on the body type and fitness goals, she incorporates various forms of yoga practices into her client’s fitness regimen and what suits their body the most.

Payal Gidwani Tiwari

We have tried to accumulate the names of the famous fitness trainers who have gained the fame after being in the industry for more than a decade and doing some incredibly inspiring and mind-blowing jobs on the celebrity hot bods. Apart from the celebrity fitness trainers in this article, there are more in the clan such as Pradeep Bhatia, Mike Ryan, Abbas Ali, Leena Mogare, Alkhas Joseph et al. A trainer is not only a fitness instructor, s/he is an inspiration, the much-required motivation one needs to run that extra mile to achieve something bigger and more astounding. Like and share this article if you found this interesting and we’ll come back with more such articles for you. Till then, stay healthy, stay happy!


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