New Delhi, Feb 3. : After SRK, Akshay Kumar and Huma Qureshi were in Ahmedabad to take ahead the promotions of their movie Jolly LLB 2.
Speaking to the media at the promotions, Khiladi said that Gujarat has always been a very special place for him and he is the son-in-law of Ahmedabad.
The 43-year-old actor also opened up about his dream role.
He said, "My father used to narrate the tale of Akbar and Birbal, so when i heard the script of 'Jolly LLB 2' , I felt the character of Jolly is like Birbal, so i went for it".
Jolly LLB 2 is a satirical black comedy drama written and directed by Subhash Kapoor. The film which is a sequel to 2013 film Jolly LLB is scheduled to release on 10 February.
New Delhi [India], Jan. 28 : With the motive of helping the kin of slain Indian soldiers, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar met Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi at his North Block office here on Friday.
Kumar proposed the idea of creating a special mobile app to help the families of these soldiers financially.
According to Akshay's proposal, a mobile app can be developed that will allow donors to directly pay any amount into the verified bank account of any departed soldier's family.
Akshay also spoke about providing better aid to people of the paramilitary and police forces.
Reportedly, the 49-year-old actor spent nearly an hour at the North Block, wherein officials rushed to get a glimpse or selfie with the actor.
New Delhi [India], Dec.03 : Akshay Kumar is seen here with an infectious grin on his face, carrying off a new look for his upcoming flick 'Jolly LLB 2'.
Khiladi Kumar took to his social media to share the first look poster of Subhash Kumar's movie and wrote alongside, "And here is the first look of #JollyLLB2 as promised. Ready to meet this Jolly good fellow on 10th Feb. 2017."
The poster, which reads 'The State vs Jolly LL.B 2', has the 'jolly good fellow' riding a scooter with a cheerful expression.
Set to release on February 10, the film also features Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Arshad Warsi and Annu Kapoor.
On a related note, 'Jolly LLB 2' is a sequel to the 2013 courtroom comedy drama 'Jolly LLB' starring Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani in the lead roles. (ANI)
New Delhi [India], Nov. 29 : After relishing the success of her latest release ' PINK', Taapsee Pannu is all set to portray yet another strong character in her next flick ' Naam Shabana'.
The first look of this film starring Taapsee and Akshay Kumar is out. She is seen wearing a traditional attire and Khiladi Kumar, who is said to play a cameo in the movie, can be seen in the backdrop of the poster.
Taapsee took to Twitter to share the look and wrote alongside, "Humne rumaal rakh diya hai!! #31stMarch2017 #NaamShabana"
Directed by Shivam Nair, the film is reportedly a prequel to the 2015-release 'Baby'. (ANI)
New Delhi [India], Nov. 21 : Bollywood star Akshay Kumar recently revealed the first look of Rajinikanth's '2.0' and it certainly gives you goose bumps.
In a never-before-seen avatar, Khiladi Kumar looks extremely scary in the poster donning a devilish look with the grey hairdo, creepy long black nails and sparkling yellow eyes.
"Evil has a new face! #2Point0 #3Diwali2017 #2Point0FLLaunch," the 'Airlift' actor captioned the post.
On a related note, ' 2.0' is the sequel to 2010 hit 'Enthiran' (Robot) starring the superstar Rajinikanth.
Directed by Shankar, the movie also stars Amy Jackson and is set to release during the Diwali 2017 weekend. (ANI)
New Delhi [India], Oct. 22 : Continuing his patriotic fervour post ' Airlift' and ' Rustom,' Akshay Kumar recently announced his upcoming venture 'Gold,' that depicts the story of India's first Olympic medal as a free nation.
The actor took to his Twitter handle to share the first look of the movie and wrote alongside, "Set in 1948, the historic story of India's first Olympic medal as a free nation, #GOLD coming to you on 15th August, 2018!"
Produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani's Excel Entertainment, 'Gold' will be Reema Kagti's third directorial venture, after 'Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.' and 'Talaash,' which will hit the screens on the 2018 Independence Day.
They too took to their respective Twitter handle to share the excitement.
New Delhi, Jan 20 : Akshay Kumar is all geared up for the release of his upcoming action thriller 'Baby' as he was recently spotted promoting the film in New Delhi along with its director Neeraj Pandey.
New Delhi, Sept 4 : Akshay Kumar is returning to the small screen with an all new reality show titled 'Dare 2 Dance'. This danced based adventurous reality show is a one of its kind and is happening for the first time in the world. Kumar and the show's makers launched it at an event held here.
Gurgaon: Superstar Akshay Kumar, who is returning to TV with an unique talent hunt `Dare 2 Dance` (D2D), has borrowed the concept of the reality show from his recent visit to son`s school in sport`s day.
The show will challenge the trained dancers to prove their mettle in extreme conditions and the contestants would not be eliminated at one go.
New Delhi, July 24 : Akshay Kumar is going all the way to promote his upcoming film 'Entertainment', as he feels entertainment is a necessity of life.
During a unique promotional event held in Mumbai, Akshay recorded a live song for the film and made his fans sing along.
New Delhi, May 31 : Language turned out to be a bit of an issue on the set of forthcoming Bollywood film "Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty" as it had a mix of Hindi and Tamil-speaking crew. But the film's lead actors Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha say it was all in good fun!
For one of the songs in this Hindi remake of Tamil entertainer "Thuppakki", some sand had to be thrown in the air for effect. But the people who were responsible for throwing the sand ended up overdoing it as the instructions were being given in Hindi and they didn't understand it.
Mumbai, May 28 : No one can fault Akshay Kumar's dare-devilry on screen, but Bollywood's action titan insists his forthcoming film "Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty" shouldn't be confused with a typical action-drama. He says the film's topic, which focuses on terrorism and sleeper cells, as well as real stunts sets it apart.
"'Holiday' is an amazing film on what terrorism is all about and how the army tries to capture the sleeper cells," Akshay, who has teamed up with Sonakshi Sinha for the fifth time in the movie, told IANS in an interview.
Mumbai, May 21 : Bollywood's action star Akshay Kumar, who is equally good at comedy, has a pragmatic approach towards the movie genres and says that he is open to doing sex comedies because for him it would be just "a character".
Sex comedies are not often appreciated by the masses, but Akshay said: "Nobody is forcing you to watch such films. 'Grand Masti' did well at the box office, but if you don't like it then don't watch it."
Mumbai, May 7 : Ever since Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar reached Nepal, he has been appreciating the Hindu shrines and now the support from the locals.
He set foot in Nepal May 2 and is overwhelmed to see his fans.
"Most amazing crowd an actor could wish for! Nepal I don’t know why it took me 20 years to come back here. Loving your support,” Akshay posted on Twitter Tuesday.
According to reports, he is in the country to film his upcoming film directed by Neeraj Pandey.(IANS)
Mumbai, April 12 : "Holiday" is the fourth film in which Sonakshi Sinha has been cast with Akshay Kumar. She says there's no doubt that they share a good working rapport, but the fact that they are both punctual also keeps the producers happy.
The duo has earlier featured in films like "Rowdy Rathore", "Joker" and "Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara".
Mumbai, April 11 : Deepika Padukone is a style icon herself, but according to her actor Akshay Kumar is the best dressed man in the Hindi film industry while veteran actress Rekha is her favourite from among women.
Deepika has shared screen space with Akshay in "Chandni Chowk To China", "Housefull" and "Desi Boyz."
Mumbai, April 8 : Action star Akshay Kumar is busy producing films, but says he has no interest in donning a director's hat in the future.
He was present at the trailer launch of the film "Fugly", which he has produced with Ashwini Yardi under their Grazing Goat Pictures banner.
Asked if he ever plans to turn to direction, he said: "I don't want to go into direction, I am happy where I am. I don't want to direct even. Why should I do anything that I don't know?"
Mumbai, Feb 12 : Akshay Kumar, who will be seen as a Defence Intelligence Agent (DIA) in his forthcoming film "Holiday: A Soldier Never Off Duty", says he enjoyed the role "more than I ever imagined".
The film's trailer released online Wednesday and gave a sneak peek into the action packed thriller that also stars Sonakshi Sinha.
"... It's the first time that I'm playing a DIA, a role I've enjoyed portraying more than I ever imagined," Akshay said in a statement.
Kolkata, Dec 20 : Hailing the eastern metropolis as the "city of sports", Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar Friday revealed that he played soccer in school and was the goalkeeper.
The "Khiladi" star reminisced his three years spent in the city and fondly recalled his love for football.
"I used to be a goalkeeper in my school. I call myself, more than anything else, a sportsman," he said at a programme in East Bengal club.
Mumbai, Dec 19 : Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar is the latest celebrity to sit on the couch across filmmaker Karan Johar on his celebrity chat show "Koffee With Karan".
Akshay took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share how Karan was trying to make their session a "steaming one".
"Not a coffee drinker but here I am on the sets of 'Koffee With Karan', with Karan trying his best to make it a steaming one," Akshay tweeted.
Even the "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" director posted a photograph of Akshay and himself.