Akshay Kumar to resign Canadian passport


Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who has usually confronted criticism over his Canadian citizenship, says India is all the things to him and he has already utilized for a change of passport.

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He feels unhealthy when folks say issues with out figuring out the rationale for him taking on Canadian citizenship, Akshay stated in an interview within the first episode of the brand new season of Seedhi Baat on Aajtak.

“India is all the things to me… No matter I’ve earned, no matter I’ve gained is from right here. And I am lucky that I get an opportunity to provide again. You’re feeling unhealthy when folks say issues with out figuring out something…,” the 55-year-old star stated.


Akshay, identified for his movies corresponding to Hera Pheri, Namastey London, Bathroom: Ek Prem Katha and Padman, additionally spoke a few lean section in his profession when he delivered greater than 15 flops. This was within the Nineties. The poor field workplace efficiency of his movies pushed him to use for Canadian citizenship, he stated.

“I believed that ‘bhai, my movies are usually not working and one has to work’. I went there for work. My buddy was in Canada and he stated, ‘come right here’. I utilized and I received in.

“I had simply two movies left for launch and it’s simply luck that they each turned superhit. My buddy stated, ‘return, begin working once more’. I received some extra movies and I stored getting extra work. I forgot that I had the passport. I by no means thought that I ought to get this passport modified however now sure, I’ve utilized to get my passport modified and as soon as I get the renounced standing from Canada…”

Akshay’s citizenship turned a subject of debate after an interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April 2019 simply earlier than the Lok Sabha elections.


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