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Dizzy Kabaddi: A modern twist to the traditional sport

5.04K   //    21 Jul 2016, 16:28 IST

Holding your breath for 30 seconds. Trying to raid against the strongest players in the world. 1 vs 7. It can’t get any more difficult now, can it? Well, with Dizzy Kabaddi, it just did!
Have you ever tried doing anything after spinning around an object 15 times? The world begins spinning, you see two of everything and eventually it ends when you fall to the floor. But, can you go on a raid after doing the aforementioned? That’s precisely what Dizzy Kabaddi is all about.

A modern twist to put even more fun in the sport of kabaddi has seen celebrities try their hand at the sport with Dizzy Kabaddi. We have seen a plethora of popular personalities grace Star Sports Pro Kabaddi – be it by singing the national anthem, lending their voice for the tournament’s theme song or just cheering for their favourite teams as spectators.

The challenge which started in Season 3 has captivated audience worldwide and been tried out by celebrities. Let’s take a look at boxer Vijender Singh have a go a few days before his 7th pro bout which won him the WBO Asia Pacific title:

As Vijender mentioned, he used to follow a similar exercise in his training, and that helped him come out on top.

Here’s former Indian Idol participant and television actor Amit Tandon try his hand at Dizzy Kabaddi:

Model and Telugu Film Industry actress Rakul Preet couldn’t walk straight after the turns, but still went in for the raid. Here’s how her attempt went:

Singer of Indian Idol and ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ fame, Bhoomi Trivedi had a tough time keeping her feet as she ended up falling to the ground - TWICE! Let’s take a look at her hilarious attempt:

‘In kabaddi, if you know you are getting out, you might as well take someone with you’ was singer Neha Bhasin’s philosophy in her attempt at Dizzy Kabaddi. Here’s her innovative try:

Marathi actor Ankush Chaudhari’s venture into the opposition half was full of pranks as PKL host Mantra threw water at the others while Vrajesh Hirjee was dragged by Ankush to his own half.

Think you can do better? All you need to participate is a bottle and a friend (or more). Run toward the bottle, spin around it fast for 15 seconds and then attempt to get your friend(s) out. Try your hand at the dizzy kabaddi challenge and tweet it to the official @ProKabaddi twitter account.

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