Today, we are marking ‘World No Tobacco Day,’ and on this day, we’ll talk about Bollywood celebrities who have successfully quit smoking. Everyone knows smoking comes with various health problems, but still, some people are addicted to it. However, during the quarantine, people asked their favorite Bollywood celebrity that how he/she kicked off the smoking habit.
On this day, World Health Organization (WHO) and health authorities organize special events on 31st May to request people to quit tobacco mostly consumed in the form of smoking. Don’t wait for the right moment to quit smoking, in fact, you should make the moment right and quit smoking before you quit life.
In today’s blog, we’ll talk about Bollywood celebrity that quit smoking. From Salman Khan to Saif Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Ajay Devgn, and others who have successfully quit smoking.
Take a Look at Bollywood Celebrities who have Quit Smoking and Inspiring their Fans to Quit the Habit of Smoking
- Salman Khan
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was once addicted to smoking. However, Salman quit smoking when he underwent a painful facial nerve disorder Trigeminal neuralgia, then he kicked off the habit of smoking.
- Hrithik Roshan
Even Hrithik Roshan once addicted to smoking, and he struggled hard to quit smoking. In several interviews, he admitted that he struggled and asked people how to quit smoking, but finally, a book that inspired him was ‘Easy Way to Stop Smoking’ by Alan Carr.
- Saif Ali Khan
Same with Saif Ali Khan, at one time, he was also addicted to smoking. But when he suffered from a heart attack, he had to quit smoking. Now, he doesn’t smoke, and even he avoids consuming alcohol.
- Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgn is one of the famous Bollywood celebrities, and he was once a chain smoker. According to reports, he followed his resolution to quit smoking when he was shooting for the movie ‘Raid.’ His decision not only appreciated by his family but his colleagues and friends on the film sets.
- Ranbir Kapoor
During his teenage, Ranbir Kapoor got addicted to smoking, as per reports. Ranbir Kapoor admitted that he had a smoking addiction at one time. He struggled to quit the habit of smoking, but he failed. And then, on the set of director Anurag Basu’s movie ‘Barfi,’ he quit the habit of smoking. Since then, he has been seen smoking occasionally.
- Arjun Rampal
Hrithik Roshan not only got him out of his smoking habit, but he also helped his friend Arjun Rampal to quit his habit of smoking. He stated that it has been more than a year since he had a cigarette. Hrithik helped his friend follow the steps that he followed while trying to quit smoking.
- Konkana Sen Sharma
Motherhood can change anyone’s life, and the same happened with Konkana Sen. She was also addicted to smoking, but when she became pregnant, and then at that time, she quit the habit of smoking. She also stated that pregnancy changed her life completely. She used to be a smoker, but overnight she couldn’t drink or smoke at all.
- Aamir Khan
Yes, Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan is also on the list. He was also used to smoke, but his children have always been trying to urge him to quit smoking. However, Aamir somehow quit smoking. He finally gave up on smoking, when his son Azaad was born.
- Vivek Oberoi
Vivek Oberoi once visited a cancer hospital, and then his life completely changed. The best part is Vivek Oberoi not only quit smoking, but he also became the brand ambassador for WHO’s an anti-smoking campaign. It didn’t end over here even he avoids even be a passive smoker. Even on the set, he doesn’t let people smoke.
- Fardeen Khan
After his father’s death because of heavy smoking, Fardeen quit smoking, and this incident changed his perspective on life. Fardeen decided to quit smoking and opt for life, and now he is living a healthy lifestyle.
Everyone knows the disadvantages of smoking, but some people find it difficult to quit it. However, to save your life, you must quit smoking as soon as possible because it can lead to various health problems, such as:
- When you smoke, the element called nicotine reaches your brain and for a while, it energizes you. But when its effect wears off, then you feel tired.
- When you smoke, the substances in cigarettes will cause damage to your lungs.
- Smoking can lead to throat, mouth, esophagus, and larynx cancer. Even people who smoke for fun but don’t inhale the substance also face the risk of mouth cancer.
- Smoking can change the structure of your skin. Study shows that smoking can increase the risk of skin cancer.
It doesn’t end over here, but there are so many disadvantages of smoking. So it is recommended to those who smoke, quit the habit of smoking as mentioned above Bollywood celebrities have quit smoking.