Akshay Kumar is all geared up for a movie about martial arts which has always been the Khiladi’s passion!
“We are making a film on martial arts. This is something which is very close to my heart. It is still in scripting stage. We are trying to make the film as authentic as possible,” Akshay told PTI over phone from UK.
Akshay trained for martial arts in Bangkok before he entered the film industry. He went back to Mumbai and started teaching martial arts over there.
“My love for sports will never die. I love martial arts and I want to promote it in whichever way I can. I am a fighter first then an actor,” he said.
But we might not witness Akshay in the film which his own company Hari Om Entertainment will be producing. ”I don’t know if there will be any suitable role for me in that,” he said.
Akshay Kumar next venture is Milan Luthria’s ’Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara’ which is a sequel to 2010 hit, ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’.
“We are getting good response and I am happy about it. Considering it is a sequel of a hit film there was no pressure on me for this film. We all gave our best and now it is upto the audience to decide the fate of the film,” he said.
The sequel will also star Imran Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and Sonali Bendre and is scheduled to release on Auguest 15th.
Meanwhile, in a unique way of promoting a film, the makers of ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara‘ promoted the film during the Indo-Pak Champions Trophy match in the UK, yesterday.
“It is always interesting to see India-Pakistan match. To see both the countries fight on the field is quite exciting. The experience was good… it was fun,” Akshay said.