The Indian yoga and wellness startup SARVA continues to attract and add celebrity investors with the latest being the Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Kapoor.
Founded by the 27-year-old entrepreneur Sarvesh Shashi, Sarva has raised money from international and Bollywood stars like Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez and Malaika Arora.
The Bollywood actor known for his many skills is also a known fitness freak who is often spotted on his visits to the gym by the paps.
Shahid Kapoor said, “My personal journey with fitness and wellness began over 2 decades ago when I was a fresh-faced teenager. Over the years, I’ve witnessed the benefits of fitness and holistic living first-hand so when I met Sarvesh. we could instantly connect to his vision for SARVA.”
The actor also added that in today’s age where stress, anxiety, depression, sleeplessness and obesity are real challenges that so many individuals are grappling with, he believes that through SARVA, the couple want to actively work towards improving the quality life of people who need an intervention.
Mira Kapoor said, “For the last few years, I’ve been toying with the idea of backing ideas and ventures which I felt strongly passionate about. With Sarvesh, what started as a casual meet-up, orchestrated through a dear friend quickly turned into a conversation of how we could jointly spread the message of yoga-based wellness to everybody.”
Chennai based Sarva is currently present in over 91 studios clustering in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru along with other cities and has over 55,000 customers and 220 employees. Part of the funding is aimed at helping the company expand its footprint. It is also evaluating a global entry into the US, UK and Middle East.