Indian celebrities have been snapped astride thehigh-end luxury bikes on several occasions. But what makes us roll our eyes is the firangis riding our desi Royal Enfield. From Hollywood actor Brad Pit to Jonty Rhodes to yesteryear American singer-writerBilly Joel, they all have been spotted riding on the iconic bike. If there is a common thread between these global celebrities that bind them together, it is their love for bikes. Here are some celebrities who ride Royal Enfields, read on to know more.
Brad Pit - Brad Pit was recently in Mumbai for the premiere of his new film War Machine. While he was joined by Badshah of Indian cinema, Shar Rukh Khan, the two discussed about films, Cinemas and bikes. The actor recollected his memories of riding Royal Enfield across Pune, with his erstwhile wife Angelina Jolie, while they were in India few year ago for the shooting of her film.
John Abraham - John’s love for bikes is known to all. The Bollywood actor owns several bikes including some Yamahas and even a Royal Enfield. John’s customized Royal Enfield is a board Tracker build from Rajputana Customs.
Varun Dhawan - Riding high on the success of his recent hit, the Dhawan boy is among the several celebrities who ride a Royal Enfield. The actor has been seen riding a custom 500cc RE bike, painted in green.
Jonty Rhodes - The former South African cricketer is known for his agility on the field. His love for cricket and India made him the fielding coach of Mumbai Indians IPL team. The erstwhile cricketer even named his daughter after the country which further deepens his connection with India. Besides, he owns a Royal Enfield Classic 500, one of the popular models from the RE line-up.
Gul Panag - The former Miss India has been caught riding her cast iron engined Royal Enfield Electra 350 at several occasions. She is one of the few female celebrities to enjoy bike rides, this makes it even more special.
Mohanlal - The superstar down South owns a Royal Enfield Classis Chrome 500. In fact, the Bullet 350 model from RE’s line-up garners high demand in Kerala. The brand is also very popular in Punjab.
Jay Leno - Known for his talk show, Jay Leno is fond of high-end cars and bikes. The popular talk show host has acollection of cars and bikes that also include Royal Enfield Classic Chrome 500.
Jackie Shroff - Jackie Shroff, better for his roles in movies like Ram Lakhan, has a penchant for bikes. The actor owns a custom Royal Enfield Bullet, who he fondly calls Skeletor. From the looks of it, this could easily be tagged as the wildest RE ever seen.
Aditya Roy Kapoor - The actor from the new lot of male leads in Bollywood owns more than one Royal Enfields. He has been spotted riding a black Royal Enfield cast iron 500 on the roads of Mumbai.