Famous Sports Celebrities Who Became Actor!

Blog By mariam  |  05-09-18

 We have special cases in which sports persons became Bollywood actors, like Vijender Singh.

Vijender Singh

  Vijender Singh

Handsome Hunk boxer vijender Singh represented India Internationally and won many medals at the Olympics and Commonwealth games.

He became popular as the good looking boxer from Haryana. He impressive personality made him popular and soon he debut in 2014 film Fugly.


Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is one of the top actress of Bollywood. She gave five blockbuster film back to back. She played badminton at the national level as a teenager. But soon she gave up on sports and took acting as her career.


Rahul Bose

  Rahul Bose

Rahul is a rugby player and he made his silver screen debut with Jhankaar Beats in 2003. He did many films with a memorable performances.

Rahul Bose was last seen in Dil Dhadkne Do as Priyanka Chopra's husband. Rugby did not have that much scope in India but he did not stop playing his game, representing India in sport.


Dara Singh

  Dara Singh

Dara Singh was known for his broad chested wrestler and marked India on the map with his wrestling capabilities! He appeared in the films like Kal Ho Na Ho, Jab We Met and simply won our hearts!


Genelia D’souza

  Genelia D’souza

Actress Genelia was a national level footballer and a state level spinster. She started her modeling career at the age of 15. She is now an actress and did many regional films. She is married to actor Riteish Deshmukh and mother of two boy.


Mahesh Manjrekar

 Mahesh Manjrekar

Renowned actor Mahesh Manjrekar worked in so many films. But before entering in acting world he was a cricketer. He was professionally trained by Ramakant Achrekar who was also the coach of Sachin Tendulkar!


Ajay Jadeja

  Ajay Jadeja

Best fielders of Indian cricket team, Ajay Jadeja took to the silver screen when he made his debut in 2003 with the film Khel opposite Celina Jeitley romancing in the film.







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