Akshay Kumar is likely one of the bankable stars in Bollywood and is widespread among the many lots. However, there are a number of occasions when he has unknowingly stirred controversy together with his statements. A few years in the past the actor got here underneath netizens’ radar for an announcement he made in 2012. During the time, the Sooryavanshi star stated that he doesn’t like heroines who seem like ‘chusa hua aam’. Many slammed him and known as him sexist. However, Sonakshi Sinha was the one who defended him.
If you aren’t conscious, in 2012 Akshay was on cloud 9 after he gave back-to-back hits, Housefull 2 and Rowdy Rathore. He made the above-mentioned remark whereas talking about his co-stars Sonakshi Sinha and Asin.
In a dialog with Times Of India, Akshay Kumar had informed, “They are very a lot in tune with at this time’s occasions. To me, they don’t seem to be newcomers. Sonakshi is a superb actress who has her personal type of appearing. She has a completely totally different determine – a typical, Indian determine and never size zero. Khaate peete gharane ki lagti hain. I’m a pure Punjabi. I like heroines who’re hari bhari. Chusa hua aam na lagey.”
This interview of Akshay Kumar from 2012 went viral in 2019 and netizens started slamming the Raksha Bandhan actor and located his remark ‘misogynistic’ and ‘sexist.’ During the time, Sonakshi Sinha who was selling Mission Mangal gave an ideal reply to trollers whereas defending her co-star.
In a dialog with Hindustan Times, the Dabangg actress stated, “Trolls actually don’t have anything higher to do in life, so that is what they resort to. People must understand that I used to be closely physique shamed in the beginning of my profession, regardless of having misplaced 30 kilos, and what Akshay stated was in all probability in response to one thing on the identical traces. They additionally must understand that I’ve an ideal friendship and dealing equation with him, so he was speaking about a pal and never a random particular person. If something, he was being a gentleman and defending me with no intention of ‘objectifying’ anybody. And if I, the particular person being referred to, have completely no downside with what was stated, I don’t suppose anybody else ought to both. People want to start out utilising their time higher relatively than digging up silly issues and making an issue of it.”
On the work entrance, Akshay Kumar who was final seen in Samrat Prithviraj is at the moment gearing up for the release of Aanand L Rai’s Raksha Bandhan. While Sonakshi Sinha shall be seen in Double XL, Kakuda, Hari Hara Veera Mallu and Circus.
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