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Game Changers: Actors Who Scored Big in Sports Before Lighting Up the Screen

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Randeep Hooda is a versatile actor who was involved in equestrian sports at the university level before becoming an actor.

Randeep Hooda:

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Dara Singh was a professional wrestler and actor. He was a well-known figure in both the wrestling world and the Indian film industry.

Dara Singh:

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Kuldeep Manak was a famous Punjabi singer known for his contributions to Punjabi music. Before his singing career took off, he was an accomplished wrestler.

Kuldeep Manak:

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Yograj Singh is a former cricketer who played for the Indian cricket team. He later transitioned to acting and has appeared in Punjabi and Hindi films.

Yograj Singh:

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Sandeep Patil is a former Indian cricketer who played a key role in India’s 1983 Cricket World Cup victory. He acted in the Marathi film “Savli Premachi” and appeared in some television shows.

Sandeep Patil:

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While primarily known for his acting career, Kabir Bedi had a brief stint in professional horse racing before pursuing acting.

Kabir Bedi:

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Pankaj Advani is a world-renowned cueist and has won numerous championships in billiards and snooker. He has also acted in a Kannada film called "Queens! Destiny of Dance."

Pankaj Advani:

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Before becoming an actor, Angad Bedi played professional cricket. He represented Delhi in domestic cricket and has acted in Bollywood films like "Pink" and "Tiger Zinda Hai."

Angad Bedi:

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The former Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni was a national-level swimming champion before entering the film industry.

Mamta Kulkarni:

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While primarily known as an actor, Jackie Shroff has a background in modeling and was a successful swimmer at the national level before pursuing acting.

Jackie Shroff:

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Rahul Bose is an actor, director, and social activist. He was a competitive rugby player and represented India in rugby before entering the film industry.

Rahul Bose:

These actors showcase the diverse backgrounds and talents that individuals can bring to the entertainment industry from the world of sports.

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