On World Health Day, several Bollywood stars, including Shilpa Shetty, shared their thoughts on physical fitness and mental health.

Asking fans to ‘mask up’, Shilpa Shetty Kundra posted a video on Instagram and stressed the importance of taking one’s health seriously. In the video, the actor is seen wearing a face mask and pointing at it, she said, “Happy World Health Day, well this is here for a reason and it’s gonna stay put every time I get out. Please mask up guys, take it seriously, take your health seriously.”

Posting a picture of herself as she climbed up on a tree, Rakul Preet Singh explained to her fans what does being healthy means to her.

“A healthy outside starts from the inside. It’s not about just hitting the gym or looking lean but feeling good about yourself at all times.,” wrote the ‘Dede Pyaar De’ star. “Choose activities you like doing, let yourself soak in the beauty of nature, feed your body, mind and soul with healthy thoughts and remember to keep the inner child in you kicking always! Be crazy, be fun, be random but always be happy. #HAPPYWORLDHEALTHDAY #healthybodyhealthymind #healthymindhealthyyou.”


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Anil Kapoor extended his wishes by posting a picture with his trainer in a swimming pool on his Instagram stories. Along with the photo, he noted down a quote by spiritual leader Sadhguru and said, “Health is your responsibility. Creating health is about revitalizing your body, mind, emotions, and life energies to a higher level of functioning” – Sadhguru #WorldHealthDay”.

Urging her fans to live a healthy lifestyle, Madhuri Dixit shared a picture with her pet dog Carmello in her gym, a workout video, and pictures of salads, and wished her fans a Happy World Health Day. She wrote alongside the post, “Mind, body, food & soul…Let’s pledge for a healthy lifestyle. #WorldHealthDay.”

Hema Malini also took to her social media to promote better health.

“It is World Health Day today. Time for us to take stock of our health, look around us and try to help contain pollution which is the main cause of ill health. Do our bit to improve the environment and the world we live in. Make a better ambience for the future generations,” tweeted Malini.

She emphasised the need to make a better ambience for future generations.