Arunava a fitness enthusiast and a certified personal trainer and nutritionist, who holds a degree in B.Pharm (Pharmacy) is an inspiration to many. While it needs guts to quit a decent job and chase passion, Arunava seems to have all the guts needed, and which surely paid him off. He has been setting up major fitness goals since the day one he entered the fitness world, while many just procrastinate with when it comes to fitness regime. He has trained many celebrities and prep coach in Bangalore and is fondly known as the “Brahmin Bull”.
Here’s a fun excerpt of the discussion Fast&Up India had with our Brahmin Bull!
When and where were you born?
28/11/1986 in Kolkata
What is your earliest memory connected with sports?
My 4th grade when I took up martial arts.
Who was the most influential person to you as a child?
My elder brother
What was your favorite game?
Did you have any nicknames?
What were you most afraid of as a child?
Do you recall any interesting stories related to you by any of your elder relatives that you have never forgotten and you think are worth telling to this audience?
what was your favorite subject in school?
Biology and Chemistry
How did you balanced Sports and Studies?
I didn’t. I loved sports and I hated studying
What did you like most about school?
Making new friends as I changed my school very often.
What did you like least about school?
What sort of after school/out of school clubs did you attend? (In terms of sports)
Was there someone you really looked up to when you were a teenager? (In terms of sports)
Bill Goldberg and Dwayne Johnson
What was your favorite music/band in high school?
Linkin Park and Robbie Williams
What would people you know find surprising about you as a teen?
Nothing. I was always open about everything.
Did you ever thought of doing a 9 to 5 job?
Yes, when it came to just making a living.
What would be your ideal job if you ever had to do?
Coach, teacher and mentor
Describe about your sporting career
A short and sweet one
Your best day in life (In terms of sports)
Sharing the stage with Thakur Anoop Singh Rathore
What is your definition of “happiness”?
Something I feel when I find my purpose and fulfil it.
What is your most memorable Sporting experience?
Prepping for my show back in 2017
What is the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?
Can’t remember. I am laughing all the time.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Pursuing what I love and getting sponsored by FUP ;)
How do you want people to remember you?
A nobody who became a somebody
Whose biggest fan are you? (In your sport and outside)
Kai Greene in bodybuilding and Kimi Raikkonen in Formula one
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Go for a drive on the highway
If you could possess one super-human power, what would it be?
What is your greatest fear?
Disappointing my loved ones
What is your greatest hope?
My fighting spirit. Nothing can keep me down.
What are the main lessons you’ve learned in life?
Do what you love.
The Last Samurai
Favorite Cheat meal
Californication by RHCP
Favorite Holiday destination
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