The resurrected Land Rover Defenders have definitely become an attractive choice for many. The new three-door and five-door versions have seen massive demand around the world. In India too, the rich and famous have got their hands on the new-generation Defenders. While some others pristinely maintain the iconic versions from the yesteryears. Here is a list of six Land Rover Defender owners from the movie industry of India.
Sanjay Dutt has recently got delivery of the new Land Rover Defender 110. It is the five-door version of the car. The Defender is available in two body styles – a 3-door version (Defender 90) and a 5-door version (Defender 110). While the 3-door Defender 90 is preferred for its comparatively smaller size and unique three-door look, the 5-door Defender 110 is preferred by those who prefer practicality over the distinctiveness of the 3-door version.
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Earlier this year, Sunny Deol received the Land Rover Defender 110. Sunny Deol has received the car in white colour and has been spotted was spotted on multiple occasions with the car. Interestingly, the Deol family loves Land Rover Range Rovers and owns several models from different generations.
Salman Khan’s brother-in-law Ayush Sharma was the first in Bollywood to receive the Land Rover Defender 110. The SUV is in Santorini Black shade and looks majestic, to say the least. The all-new Defender has received an overwhelming response from around the world. In India, Land Rover offers only the 2.0-litre four-cylinder, BS6 petrol engine. It generates a maximum power of 292 Bhp and a peak torque of 400 Nm. There is the option of only an automatic transmission. The all-new Defender gets some serious off-roading specification equipment including Terrain Response 2 system.
Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor bought a Pangea Green coloured Land Rover Defender in early 2021, which happens to be the signature shade of the Defender worldwide. Arjun owns the First Edition variant of the Defender, which debuted in India with 2.0-litre and 3.0-litre petrol engine options and had a few cosmetic add-ons over the regular version of the SUV.
Prakash Raj, who is an actor, producer, director and is quite popular in Bollywood as well South Indian movies was spotted in a custom Defender 110. The matte black Land Rover Defender is not an official colour from the British manufacturer. Prakash might have got a matte black wrap on the Defender to make it look unique and brute. Prakash Raj was also spotted on the co-driver seat of the vehicle. The car is registered in Telangana state where Prakash Raj resides.
Known for his taste in luxury and sports vehicles, Prithviraj owns a beautifully restored 2012 Defender, which has been customized with a Nardo Grey paint scheme. This particular Defender also has customized black alloy wheels with chunky tyres, red upholstery with rubber beading and ceramic coating.
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