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I don't workout to look cool, says Shilpa Shetty

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

She is one of the fittest actors in and believes it is important to make a way of life rather than working out to "look cool".

The 42-year-old said there are many who go to gym because it has become a fad now, but for her it was always about having a disciplined lifestyle.

"is life for me. It is not something I have done to look cool or wear few outfits and pose in front of the paparazzi. Today, going to the gym has become like a fashion," Shilpa told

The said she comes from a family which believes in leading a healthy life and recalled her school days when she used to take part in various sports.

"My father gave importance to health and my mother was conscious of what she was serving us. I was a and was also doing Taekwondo in my school days. My parents paid emphasis on For me, going to the gym was not a luxury, but a necessity. I would have gone to the gym if I was not an ," Shilpa said.

The recently launched her second book, "The Diary of a Domestic Diva", in which she shares quick and hassle-free methods of cooking healthy, nutritious and delicious meals.

"I love cooking. I try to give a modern twist to all the recipes and it's all easy to make," Shilpa said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 17:15 IST
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