More About Rakesh
Rakesh Uddiyar is a Celebrity Trainer and Fitness Expert known to train the likes of Salman Khan, Aamir Khan,
Ayushmann Khurrana, Pragya Jaiswal and Tollywood actors, Sai Dharam Tej and Varun Tej. Stepping into the world of
celebrity training was an easy transition for him as he started offering fitness and training programs with Marathi
actors like Sayaji Shinde and Akhilendra Mishra.
Hardworking and very open about his early struggle in making ends meet, Rakesh prides himself in where he is
today. He commands loyalty from clients due to his knowledge about fitness and structure of training. Rakesh’s role
models include Lee Priest & Dennis James. He picked body-building with the aim of becoming like his idols and
achieve his dream of becoming the best trainer anyone could work with. Crediting his personal success in bodybuilding to his friends Anil Alapatt and Ashok Shinde who stuck by his side and helped him achieve the success he
enjoys today, Rakesh was driven to take fitness and training to a whole new level through sheer hard work, selfstudy and lots of reading.
Rakesh affirms coming a long way from his ‘Slumdog’ days. While giving his 100% focus in every single session,
Rakesh is certain that with dedication and a clear vision, it is easy to achieve what one desires. He himself aspires to
become the first Indian trainer to train Hollywood stars.
His entrepreneurial journey commenced in 2019 with the launch of ‘Bodywizard Fitness Academy’, a studio for those
who aspire to take up Training in Fitness as a career. With a pan India presence of 4 studios, Rakesh and team plan
on taking fitness to the next level at the academy. The Fitness Excellence Awards presented Rakesh with the Best
Celebrity Trainer 2019 award. Rakesh believes that Nutrition should be of World class quality and standard and with
that object in mind he recently collaborated with Body First Wellness, a venture by Suniel Shetty, to curate and
launch Nutritional and Wellness essentials.
Rakesh’s strengths lie in body transformation, wellness, strength and conditioning and is often revered as a
motivational mentor by those training for body building contests. He is currently training actors, Ayushmann
Khuranna, Varun Tej, Fatema Sana Sheikh, Huma Qureshi, Ram Charan and Zaheer Iqbal for their upcoming projects