Exclusive - Shekhar Suman on his transformation: I received a call from Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan to congratulate my body

Popular television presenter and acclaimed actor Shekhar Suman , who redefined himself a few years ago undergoing a transformation revealed that he was complimented by some of Bollywood's biggest names for his toned body. The public first saw Shekhar's shaped body when he came up with a music album in 2007. Since then, he has never looked back for the television star.

Shekhar, which is popular for television shows like Dekh Bhai Dekh , Movers and Shakers' underwent a major transformation at the age of 54 (in 2017) and its new look left many inspired.

When asked about what made him go through the transformation, the experienced actor said: He wanted to be in shape. I decided to take care of my health and, at the same time, I came up with a music album in which I was paired with Bruna Abdulha who was half my age. She was my heroine and I needed to get fitter and match her on screen. One day I got up and said I needed to have my six pack abs, triceps and biceps and I started training. I wanted to see if I could exercise and keep it up. I like to face challenges and I took it on. So I never looked back. I remember when I started doing it, I went with all my strength working and maintaining a strict diet. I would start the gym and block it too. There were so many Bollywood people that used to come there. There were Saif Ali Khan, Ajay Devgn who came to the same gym.

Shekhar today at the age of 57 has a body to die for and is working hard to keep his physique toned.

The popular actor also revealed that his transformation took everyone by surprise and the Bollywood who's who called to congratulate his chiseled body: When I suddenly made that body, everyone congratulated me. I received a call from Shahrukh Khan , Hrithik Roshan Anil Ambani asked who my coach was and it became a talk about the city. They asked me who my coach is. I didn't realize it was a big problem. I am happy to have inspired many people and many people also inspired me. The good news is, I never resorted to steroids because I know a lot of people who are in a rush to make a good physicist end up taking steroids and then land on a soul, he shared.