Always a food junkie at heart, he wants to explore new avenues after retiring from cricket. At the moment, his fitness comes first.
Growing up in a Punjabi household, having delicious food on the table was a daily sight. Being based out of Delhi has its perks, with one of them having street food readily available, especially since his childhood. This made Virat Kohli a certified food junkie. However, ever since he started playing cricket, his fitness regime had been preventing him from munching on his favourite food. As a result, he transformed himself into a vegan with the ultimate goal of being the fittest. He mentioned that after the change, he felt that he was fitter than he ever was.
In an interview, Kohli talked about how his interest in trying new and different types of food made him a foodie. ‘I’ve been a foodie since I was a kid, I loved trying foods, used to eat a lot of junk bag then. But then I started travelling and trying different cuisines but yeah I love food….love having well-cooked food’.
‘I do not (cook) but I understand flavour, I understand how well a dish is cooked, so can potentially learn it. When I’m done with playing cricket I think cooking is something, I would definitely be interested in’. A food brand in Kohli’s future could potentially happen given his interest in endorsing healthy food. He also recently launched a restaurant ‘One8 Commune’ which aims to make world-wide cuisine available for everyone.
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