Milind Soman Recalls “Smoking 20-30 Cigarettes A Day” on Captain Vyom Sets: “Dumbest Thing I’ve Ever Done” | Entertainment News
Actor-model Milind Soman spoke on Tuesday about when he started smoking and called it the “dumbest thing” he has ever done.
In the aftermath of World No Tobacco Day, Milind recalled that he had taken the habit on the sets of Captain Vyom, a science fiction television series, when he was 32 years old. He added that he had become addicted to smoking “20 to 30 cigarettes a day”. Captain Vyom aired on DD National in 1998.
Speaking to Instagram, Milind shared a Boomerang video of breaking a cigarette into two pieces. He captioned the video: “The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 8 million people a year worldwide World Health Organization … Each May 31, World No Tobacco Day, is a celebration for me, and also a reminder of the dumbest thing I have ever done – smoke !! … I started smoking at the age 32, on the sets of Captain Vyom, a sci-fi TV series I was filming at the time. There was no reason to start, just hanging out with people who were smoking, try it and get hooked. “
He added: “I got addicted very quickly and I was soon smoking 20 to 30 cigarettes a day. It was hard to quit and it took a long time, but I was lucky to be able to… I think I got away with it. Probably because a lot of other good habits. Many are not so lucky …. # habits # healthy. “
Reacting to her post one fan wrote: “I remember asking you about smoking as a habit in 2014 at Bangalore airport and I remember you said you quit smoking and sugar 12 years ago. This conversation influenced me so much that I won’t. even consider doing it every now and then since then. As it is quite true that smoking is not good or bad, it ‘is just stupid. Always inspiring. “Another wrote:” So true. Stay healthy and happy. ” A third commented, “Thank you for making No Tobacco Day … more compelling for smokers to quit when it is shared by someone who could quit.” “
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Milind, who is known to be a fitness enthusiast, shares photos of his exercise programs and diets.
In March of this year, Milind had tested positive for Covid-19 but added that he was unable to trace the source of the infection. He and his wife Ankita Konwar felt they had to catch the coronavirus sooner or later, he added.