Akshay Kumar is known for being a suggest of fit and healthy lifestyle. The Kesari actor is now taking his commitment to health up to a notch by means of investing in GOQii, a health technology assignment that gives a wearable health band paired with far-flung customized coaching.
Vishal Gondal, chief government officer of GOQii, confirmed to Economic Times that Akshay had come on board as an investor and strategic advisor. “We are extraordinarily glad to have Akshay Kumar as part of our GOQii Family. He personifies the values that GOQii stands for and is a dwelling example of what we propose – workout, devour healthily and rest properly. GOQii is committed to creating the sector a healthy and satisfying location, with Akshay Kumar we will get there soon,” Gondal said in a statement.
On his association with the emblem, Akshay stated, “I agree with within the GOQii preventive fitness surroundings, and am proud to be associated with this sort of passionate crew. Health is not a short term intention and may be carried out with the aid of adopting a healthy lifestyle. I, alongside the crew of leading GOQii Coaches, may be operating to making one hundred thirty crore Indians healthful.”
Vishal Gondal additionally prolonged a welcome tweet to the Bollywood actor, pronouncing, “Welcome to the @GOQii Family @akshaykumar collectively we shall make India healthy and happy #BeTheForce.”
As part of this affiliation, the Padman big name will host a fitness schooling initiative called the ‘India Health Quiz’ on GOQii Play, unique fitness and fitness stay OTT platform. Akshay can also be undertaking stay education periods on GOQii Play, the agency stated in a statement.
Akshay isn’t the primary Bollywood superstar to have invested in a health startup. Recently, Shahid Kapoor and spouse Mira invested inside the yoga and health startup SARVA, that boasts of an illustrious listing of world traders such as Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.
How Acute Water Shortage in Tamil Nadu Has Dampened Rain Effect in Kollywood
Chennai: The acute water crisis in parts of Tamil Nadu has had a cascading impact on the tons used ‘rain impact’ photographs in Tamil cinema, prompting manufacturers to either avoid such scenes or move in for miniature shower strategies.
“Rain impact pictures at the moment are prevented,” filmmaker G Dhananjayan said, adding water tankers do no longer cater to the film enterprise, given the extreme shortage situation. “Using a lot of water is also a crook waste and those recognize it. There is recognition,” he told PTI.
Still, if showers are necessary for the film, “in place of displaying rains drenching a whole building, the equal effect is now created by using generating a spectacle of rain thru a window. This might also handiest require a bucket of water,” the filmmaker, who is also the director of Blue Ocean Film and Television Academy (BAFTA) here stated.
On rain effect photographs, he said: “it units the tone, creates the mood and it is a man or woman through itself in movies.”
Film commentator M Bharat Kumar stated even earlier than the existing water crisis hit Tamil Nadu, manufacturers had problems in getting good enough water to create rain impact pictures in movies.
“Water tankers are not reliable constantly and really not often did we’ve water in lots,” he said. Such aspects had been among the motives for movie manufacturers to opt for towns like Hyderabad, he said.
The rain shots in fight sequences in Ajith-starrer Viswasam and Rajinikanth’s Kayla had been completed in Hyderabad and Mumbai respectively, he added.
The acute water shortage scenario has additionally delivered returned the focal point on water conservation, with the Tamil version of the Bigg Boss show hosted through Kamal Haasan having “water meters,” laying emphasis on really apt use of water via inmates.
Film director MS Raj stated even supposing rain effect pictures have been needed, it ought to be postponed until such time the intense crisis state of affairs eased.
“An artist with the judgment of right and wrong will most effective do this,” he stated. Despite the shortage, “you can still supply water through creating a hefty payment and in an industry where even crores are not huge, dishing out a few heaps more for water isn’t always an issue. But it has to not be executed and we do no longer do it,” he said.
General Secretary of the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, E Thangaraj stated, “If you display rain effect today in a Tamil film, human beings will chuckle at you and I keep in mind that it is being avoided by means of filmmakers.”