- NADA announced Sunil Shetty’s name on Tuesday
- This year more than 150 athletes failed the dope test
- Less than 8 months left for Tokyo Olympics
Actor Sunil Shetty made the brand ambassador of the National Anti Doping Agency (NDA-NADA). It announced by the agency on Tuesday.
Sunil Shetty made the brand ambassador of the National Anti Doping Agency
NADA has hoped that Shetty’s celebrity status will prove helpful in ending doping from the Games.
This year more than 150 athletes fail the dope test
This year more than 150 athletes in the country have failed the dope test. More than a third of these are bodybuilders. While there are not even 8 months left for the Tokyo Olympics, the failure of the players in the dope test is not a good sign. NADA suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (NADA-WADA) earlier this year. Therefore, the samples collected by athletes from NADA will investigate out of the country.
‘Shetty’s popularity will affect’
According to NADA Director General Naveen Agarwal, the popularity of actor Sunil Shetty will prove more effective in this case than any former player. He says, “We think a famous actor like Shetty will be able to deliver the message that doping is harmful not only to ourselves but also to the country.” We believe that the actor has a greater reach among the public. ”
Shetty last saw in a Kannada film
Talking about films, Sunil Shetty saw in the Kannada film Pahalwan, whose Hindi version was also released. Next year, he will see in an important role in the Rajinikanth starrer Tamil film ‘Darbar’. He will also be seen in Malayalam cinema’s upcoming film ‘Marakkar: The Lion of the Arabian Sea’. Apart from this, he will seen in an important role in Sanjay Gupta’s Bollywood film Mumbai Saga.
Superstar Sunil Shetty always motivates players to stay away from drugs.