Akshay Kumar who is presumably the frontier for Hindi cinema nationalism in the contemporary times however he has not incurred the Indian passport yet due to the sudden pandemic situation prevailing in the country. The actor have since 2019 have fell into a controversy over his real citizenship. However, the actor said that he will be replacing his Canadian passport with the Indian one.
In a recently held Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, when interviewed about his passport fluctuations, the actor said, “Having a Canadian passport doesn’t say I am any less of an Indian. I am very much Indian. I got my passport may be nine years ago. I don’t want to get into the reason, why, what happened, my films weren’t doing well and blah, blah.
“Yes I had said that in 2019. Then I applied for it, but then after that pandemic happened and everything was shut for two and a half years. I have received my renounce letter and very soon my passport will be coming,” the actor added.
Akshay is saddened by the fact that he is often been trolled as “Canadian Kumar”.
“I feel sad that people have stuck to this point that I have to show my passport to prove that I’m an Indian. It hurts me. So I don’t want to give anyone an opportunity and so I have applied for it,” Akshay earlier mentioned in 2019.
The actor have given four big-budget flops this year. He recently said that it is time to dismantle everything and start all over again.
Akshay in cognizance of the economic distability said, “I have to reduce my price by at least 30-40 percent…. It is recession time also; we have to understand the pain of the audience. They also have a limited amount of money to spend on entertainment. Everything has to change.”