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Kajal Aggarwal Resumes Work Post Pregnancy, Says ‘It Feels Like Starting From Scratch’

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Last Updated: September 21, 2022, 15:09 IST

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Kajal Aggarwal shares post as she resumes work post delivery.

Kajal Aggarwal shares post as she resumes work post delivery.

Kajal Aggarwal took to Instagram to share a video with his fans as she resumed work after welcoming her little munchkin with hubby Gautam Kitchlu.

Kajal Aggarwal has resumed work almost four months after welcoming baby boy Neil. The Singham star who during her pregnancy journey often took to social media to open up about her struggle with weight gain issues has continued to shed light on the changes that women feel physically post-partum. On Wednesday morning, Kajal Aggarwal shared a new video of her taking horse-riding lessons to fit the character of her upcoming film, Indian 2. The actress highlighted that resuming work post delivery feels nothing less than ‘starting from scratch.’

According to Aggarwal, her body has changed tremendously after pregnancy. Before embracing her motherhood journey, the actress revealed that she could endure long shooting days and then hit the gym afterwards due to her energy level. She stated, “Eager and excited, I jumped back into work 4 months post-partum! Little did I realize that it would feel like starting from scratch. My body wasn’t the same as how it used to be. Pre-baby, I could endure very long workdays with taxing amounts of physical activity and then hit the gym.”

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However, the actress’ energy levels dropped rapidly after delivering her first baby. Mounting a horse and riding it, practising martial arts, and training have become much more difficult for her. She continued, “Post-baby, it’s been hard to get back my energy levels. Mounting a horse, let alone riding it seemed like a huge task! My body protested with the martial arts training that came so easily to me earlier.”

Though Aggarwal is struggling to perform vigorous physical activities, she refuses to give up. Going by the same, the actress also urged her followers to focus and prioritize one’s goals rather than feeling guilty or giving up. She added, “Our bodies can change/ may change/ will change but our indomitable spirit and burning passion, need not. We’ve got to just keep showing up for ourselves and consistently making each day count. It’s all about what we choose to prioritize to focus on and not feel guilty about our choices.”

In the same post, Kajal also expressed her excitement over joining the team of Indian 2 for it has enabled her to learn new skills. She is grateful for the opportunity as it has enabled her to upgrade her personality. She concluded, “I’m so glad I’ve jumped back into the drill with you. Stoked to learn new skills on the job and pursue them as hobbies after. So fortunate to be a part of this industry I call home! Grateful for the opportunities to constantly learn and become an upgraded version of myself.” Watch the video below:

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In the clip, the Singham actress can be seen petting and bonding with a horse as she gears up to learn horse riding. Donning a plain black t-shirt, matched with athleisure pants and knee-high gum boots, Kajal listens to her instructor and follows all the safety precautions to polish her skills.

Directed by S Shanker, the vigilante action flick, Indian 2, also features Kamal Haasan, Gulshan Grover, Siddharth, and Rakul Preet Singh in pivotal roles.

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first published:September 21, 2022, 15:08 IST
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