I Feel Very Strongly About The Value Of Sports In The Lives Of People Says Esha Gupta
It is a well-known fact that actress Esha Gupta is a sports enthusiast. As Arsenal’s ambassador, her social media testifies to her love for sports. In fact, she has been playing volleyball since she was a kid. During her school days, she won the 400 meters many times.
“I used to play volleyball for India. I love playing tennis and even had a coach who trained me in baseball. Whenever I get a chance, I go go-karting. I love outdoor sports and physical activity a lot. It keeps me alive,” Gupta, who started boxing as part of the preparation for the upcoming Invisible Woman’s web series, says.
About the importance of sport and how it helps to instill a sense of discipline in the individual she says, “I feel very strongly about the value of sports in the lives of people. I don’t think that we, as a culture, give as much importance to sports. But I have always fostered the thought (to promote sports).”
The actor of Total Dhamaal (2019) has invested in forming a streetball team and letting a team of girls play soccer. She also has her own basketball team. “I love NBA (National Basketball Association) and have my own team as well in Mumbai. I was so inspired seeing young boys and girls and hearing their stories,” she shares.
This week, the 36-year-old took off to UAE to attend the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and met F1 driver Carlos Sainz. “I knew I wanted to be here for F1. The adrenaline rush and the joy of watching cars racing, makes me tremendously happy!” she signs off.