Mandira Bedi is widely held as one of the fittest names in the entertainment industry. The actor-host, who has been inspiring people with her fitness videos, recently completed the 100-day challenge. She expressed her delight in treating exercise as her ‘happy place’ and how it helped her during her battle with anger and depression. Mandira also sent a message to those who thought that this was all she did, asserting that she took time out for exercise amid all her professional commitments. Several celebrities hailed her for her story, calling her an 'inspiration.'
In a video shared on Instagram, Mandira Bedi is heard saying, “This is something I’ve been meaning to say for a while. This is regarding my post, I put on a lot of posts on fitness and exercise, because exercise and fitness is my happy place. Come to it, after a lot that I have gone through. I have battled a bit of depression as well, but I’ve not talked about it. And this is something that motivates me, keeps me going, keeps me honest and hopefully it motivates some other people as well. There are people who tell me all the time that this is all that I do, I have a life that’s great, that’s why that’s all that I do. But I just want to let people know that I make time for exercise and fitness inspite of what I do and inspite of whatever is going on in my life. So for those of you who think that it’s not inspiring, it angers or irritates you in any way, please do unfollow me because this is a happy place for me. And I want this platform to be a happy platform.”
She captioned the post, "After battling anger and depression for a while, #exercise has become my #happyplace .. and posting my workouts and doing these challenges keep me honest and keep me going. I only use @Instagram for #positivity and to stay motivated.. I wish you health and happiness always 🙏🏼❤️"
Several celebrities lauded Mandira Bedi for sharing her inspiring story. Aashka Goradia wrote, “Truth....Strong 💪 thank you for sharing this.” Gul Panag replied, “❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ You’re an inspiration @mandirabedi.” Amit Sadh responded, “Keep going ... only love and respect for you...” “You are a true inspiration Mandy! Every post of yours is like a lesson in self motivation, and a discipline of keeping yourself happy and away from any excuses one can find to not be proactive. Never stop being you! 😘” was Shreyas Ghoshal’s message.
Mandira Bedi has been posting regular updates of her 100-day challenge, at various intervals of the entire journey. She had started it on August 11. Opening up on it, she had then said, “The 40-days challenge was fantastic, but it’s time now to raise the bar. I am looking at 100-days. 100 days of healthy living. It is going to a minimum of 10000 steps and 45-minutes of exercise every single day along with mindful eating, good healthy balanced diet, and it begins today. It is Sunday. Sunday is a good day to make a start like this. I would love if you would join me.”
On the professional front, Mandira Bedi featured in films like Saaho and Tashkent Files earlier this year. She had played the role of one of the antagonists in the Prabhas-Shraddha Kapoor-starrer. She is reportedly shooting for the Tamil film Adangathey.
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