Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has revealed that he is renouncing his Canadian citizenship. He said that he has already applied for that. He also explained why he originally took Canadian citizenship.
First Published Feb 23, 2023, 6:05 PM IST
New Delhi: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has taken a sensational decision. Akshay Kumar, who often faces criticism due to his Canadian citizenship, said in a recent interview that India is everything to him. He said that he has already applied to change his passport. Said to be renouncing Canadian citizenship.
Aztak channel has launched a new season called Seedi Baat. Akshay Kumar revealed this while giving an interview in the first episode. He said that it hurts him that some people talk like they like without knowing why he had to take Canadian citizenship.
‘India is everything to me…whatever I have achieved…everything is from here. I also had the privilege of paying back from what I received. But, the words spoken by some without knowing anything are very hurtful,’ said 55-year-old Akshay Kumar.
Hera Pheri, Namaste London, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Padman, Akshay Kumar’s career was dull when 15 films flopped. That was during the 1990s. Akshay Kumar has recently revealed that he has applied for Canadian citizenship after his films failed consecutively at the box office.
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He explained, “What I felt was.. Bhai.. Movies are not working out anymore. I have to look for something else. That’s why I went to Canada for work. One of my friends is in Canada. He asked me to come there. That’s it.. I applied for citizenship. I went there.”
He explained that at that time only two more films were to be released, and then his luck turned and those two films became super hits. He said that he got some more film offers and since then he has been doing films consecutively. He explained that his friend also told him to go back and work. Later he said that he had forgotten about the passport. He said that he did not even think of changing it for sure. He said that he has applied to change now. He claimed to be renouncing his Canadian citizenship.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi interviewed him before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there was an uproar over Akshay Kumar’s citizenship.
Last Updated Feb 23, 2023, 6:05 PM IST