After MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli to invest Rs 90cr in fitness business, to launch a chain of gyms

| Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 15:23
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After MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli to invest Rs 90cr in fitness business

NEW DELHI: Star player of the Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli is all set to launch his own chain of gyms and fitness centres.

One of the business partners of the ace cricketer, Satya Sinha informed that the total investment to launch 75 centres in three years is approximately Rs, 190 crore.

The brand jointly owned by Anushka Sharma’s boyfriend, will be launched under the brand name Chisel and is the sister concern of Cornerstone Sport & Entertainment, the agency managing Kohli.

The gyms will be launched in various sizes with diverse facilities according to the locations. The owners are also reportedly in talks with international sports-based fitness experts to venture in their expertise. 

Virat Kohli had previously a minority stake valued at under Rs. 1 crore annually in the FC Goa Franchise where he was the co-owner. 

26-year-old player had been thinking over stepping into a business venture for a while now and the move comes after Indian Captain MS Dhoni launched his line of gyms, SportsFit and Delhi Daredevils player Yuvraj Singh invested an undisclosed amount as seed funding in a mobile phone-based beauty and wellness startup Vyomo. (Also Read: ‘Dhoni is arrogant, will beg one day’, Yuvraj Singh’s father Yograj Singh curses India Captain)

Apart from these two, even Robin Uthappa has co-founded a food startup named iTiffin.

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