Bollywood star Akshay Kumar in a recent media interaction opened up about the trend of people boycotting Hindi films.
The actor said that ‘India is a free country and everyone can do whatever they want.’ He also requested people who call for a boycott to not do that.
Akshay broke his silence on the ongoing trend of boycotting films. Netizens have been trending #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha and ‘BoycottRakshaBandhan on Twitter. Earlier, they were seen trending #BoycottDarlings, Alia Bhatt’s film that was released on an OTT platform recently.
Addressing the media, Khiladi Kumar called such people mischievous and said everything they do is going to help the Indian economy.
Akshay Kumar told a section of media, “There are a few people who do all these things, they are doing mischiefs, that’s okay. They can do whatever, anybody can do whatever they want. It’s a free country, everybody is allowed to do whatever they want. My thing is to anyone that this industry or any industry whether it is a builder’s industry, film industry or clothes industry, this all helps in economy of India. By doing things like this, it’s not going to make any sense. We all are on verge of making our country the biggest and the greatest. I would just request to not get into it as it will be better for our country.”
Directed by Aanand L Rai, Raksha Bandhan features Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Sadia Khateeb, Sahejmeen Kaur, Smrithi Srikanth and Deepika Khanna in lead roles. The film will clash with Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha on August 11. The family entertainer is jointly produced by Zee Studios, Colour Yellow Productions and Cape of Good Films.