PM Modi hilariously asks Milind Soman ‘are you really that old’ during Fit India Dialogue, praises his mother for acing push-ups at 81


The first anniversary of Fit India Movement noticed Prime Minister Narendra Modi work together on-line with health consultants and influencers from throughout the nation together with Milind Soman. Addressing him as ‘Made in India Milind’ after the 90’s tune that shot the actor to fame, PM Modi acknowledged how the 54-year-old star had contributed to the health motion in his personal vocal method by even penning a ebook titled after the well-known monitor.

On a lighter notice, PM Modi identified about how netizens hold discussing his age and requested, “Whatever you say your age is – are you really that old or is it something else?” Cracking up at the hilarious query, Milind answered, “A lot of people ask me the same question about my age. They also ask me how am I able to run such long distances (like from Delhi to Mumbai in 2012) in this age. I tell them – my mother at 81 – is capable of doing all this. She is a huge source of inspiration for me and for many others.”

He added, “If you go the villages, women travel kilometres to fill water and for other activities. The problem in cities with the widespread of technology is that we sit a lot at a place for work and other things. This makes them lazy.” He threw gentle on his women-only health program, Pinkathon, the place ladies aged even 60 above, start with a daily run of three kms earlier than shifting on to common workout routines and ending up working 100 kms.


As Milind appreciated the Fit India Movement for pushing folks to acknowledge their bodily and psychological power, PM Modi asserted, “Fitness knows no age.” He revealed how somebody had shared with him a video of Milind’s mother, Usha Soman, nailing push-ups even at the age of 81 which left him in awe and made him watch it on loop over 5 instances.

Flaunting his mother’s health achievements, Milind proudly revealed how she continues to encourage him as she not solely started trekking after the age of 60 years but additionally scaled Mount Kilimanjaro and even attended the Everest base camp all in that age. In return, Milind taught her how you can do squats, push-ups and different workout routines which she does now every day. “I salute your mother”, PM Modi stated at Milind’s newest revelation.

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