Top 50 Most Desirable Women: No.34 - 10 Interesting Facts About South Star Rakul Preet Singh

Maanyata Thu |Jul 03, 2019

South star Rakul Preet Singh grabbed the number 35 spot on the list of The Top 50 Most Desirable Women 2018. Here are 10 interesting facts about her!

The result of the highly anticipated poll Time of India’s Top 50 Most Desirable Women 2018 has finally been released. Rakul Preet Singh, who is one of the leading actresses of the South Indian industry, grabbed the number 34 spot on the list.

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Rakul Preet Singh has carved a name for herself in the world of cinema after starring in numerous Bollywood, Telugu and Tamil films.

To get to know more about one of the Top 50 Most Desirable Women, we have rounded up 10 interesting facts about her below!

Rakul Preet Singh's name was derived by the combination of first syllables from her parent’s names

Her dad Rajender Singh and her mom Kulwinder Singh wanted their beloved daughter to bear both their names so they decided to combine the first syllable of their names. And we all know what happened next!

Rakul Preet Singh made her acting debut with a Kannada film Gilli to earn “pocket money”

The Top 50 Most Desirable Women lister first stepped into the entertainment industry as a model when she was 18 years old. The modeling gigs led her to bag her first Kannada movie Gilli in 2009. It was reported that Rakul made a decision to sign up the movie “with the aim to earn a little extra pocket money" and she had no idea “how big south Indian films were”. Her role garnered many positive reviews from the critics.

Rakul Preet Singh was a contestant of Femina Miss India in 2011

The actress stood at the fifth position and won five pageant titles including People's Choice Miss Indiatimes, Femina Miss Talented, Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face, Femina Miss Beautiful Smile and Femina Miss Beautiful Eyes.

Rakul Preet Singh is a Fauji kid

The actress bagged her second Bollywood movie Aiyaary in 2018, which is the action thriller film based loosely on the true event revolving around the story of two intelligence officers of the Indian Army. Interestingly, Rakul also has an army-related background as her dad was Colonel at Indian Army and she used to study in Army Public school.

Rakul Preet Singh was a national-level golfer

Do you know that Rakul was a professional golf player and she used to play at the national level? And it was her dad who encourages her to take up a sport. She revealed in an interview that she chose to play golf without knowing that she would become one professional player.

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Rakul Preet Singh holds a blue belt in Karate

The actress is said to take part in lots of sports activities like golfing and lawn tennis at an early age. She had been training karate when she was in grade two and even received a blue belt for her excellent performance.

Rakul Preet Singh loves riding horses

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Not many know that the Top 50 Most Desirable Women lister is a hard-core fan of horse riding and she will ride a horse whenever she has time.

Rakul Preet Singh is running 3 functional training gyms in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam

Rakul has always been an inspiration for many people when it comes to physical fitness. She never misses a chance to talk about the importance of fitness and how to lead a healthy lifestyle. Given that she is the owner of 3 functional training gyms located in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam.

Rakul Preet Singh is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer

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She is trained in Bharatanatyam dancing style and considers it as a form of fitness exercise.

Meanwhile, the Top 50 Most Desirable Women is out now. What do you think about the result? Let us know in the comment section below!


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