Angry Akshay Kumar to fellow Indians: First think about jawans and their families, argue later

A livid Akshay Kumar asked his fellow Indians in a video: Do you think army families are concerned about whether a film will release or not or will an artist be banned or not?

Written by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Updated: October 7, 2016 9:01 am
akshay kumar, facebook video Akshay Kumar asked Indians to first worry about the welfare of our jawans and their families and argue later whether Pakistani artistes should be allowed in India. 

Ever since 19 Indian soldiers lost their lives in the dastardly Uri attacks, the nation has remained on a boil. Adding fuel to fire is the multiple newsroom debates where Indians are arguing amongst themselves. And to make matters worse, there is the political call to ban Pakistani actors.

Evidently angry at the turn of events in India post the attacks, an angry Akshay Kumar spoke his mind through a video message posted on his Facebook account.

Read: Nana Patekar says jawans are our real heroes, actors are trivial

Said Akshay, “I am not talking to you as a star or celebrity. I am talking to as an army man’s son. I have been noticing since long that in news and newspapers our own countrymen are arguing with each other. Some are asking for surgical strikes proof. Some are demanding that artists be banned. Some are scared of whether a war will happen or not. Gentlemen, please argue later. First please think about those who have laid down their lives for you at the border. 19 jawans attained martyrdom in Uri attacks. One 24 -year-old soldier Nitin Kumar sacrificed his life in Baramulla. Are their families and every other army family concerned about whether a film will release or not or will an artist be banned or not? They have just one worry, just one concern- their future. We should be see to it that their present and future should be correct and secured. They are there guarding us and that is why I and you are alive today. If they are not there to guard us, Hindustan will not be left. Jai Hind.”

Spoken like a true patriot, Akshay!

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    Bharat
    Oct 7, 2016 at 5:43 am
    Proper Gentleman Akshay
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      Pat
      Oct 8, 2016 at 3:34 am
      They are pure Indian hindus and the best place for Hinduism is obviously hindustan that's why they chose India during parion fortunately. Why would one want to live in a he..l stan. Our Bharat has to be safe and people of India support our Defense army. Boycott 100 percent papistanis, we have never ever bought their products nof their films. We dont need lame, fu.k khan or or $$ity actor from foe country.
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        Anon
        Oct 7, 2016 at 6:59 am
        Let us be very clear... this "patriot" decided that his "matru bhumi" was not good enough for him and his family, and chose to take citizenship of an European nation.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;He hangs around here only to further his acting career, milking it for all it is worth, and at an opportune moment will pack his bags for his adopted home, just like another desh bhakt, Mallya.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;I can only LOL at the i**ts who are defending him.
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          Biltu
          Oct 6, 2016 at 3:04 pm
          AKSHAY KUMAR. IF YOU CARE ABOUT SOLDIERS THEN ASK THE GOVT TWO QUESTIONS. lt;br/gt;WHY ARE BRAVE INDIAN SOLDIERS USED BY ARMY OFFICERS AS DOMESTIC SERVANTS TO SERVE THEM AND THEIR FAMILIES.lt;br/gt;WHY DO THE FAMILIES OF DEAD SOLDIERS NOT GET ENOUGH MONEY TO FOR THEM TO SURVIVE COMFORTABLY. FOR THE SMALL MONEY THEY GET. THEY HAVE TO RUN FROM PILLAR TO POST EVEN FOR THAT.
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            Champa Bai
            Oct 7, 2016 at 5:09 am
            100% in sync with what he says.....
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              Kaliyug
              Oct 6, 2016 at 10:25 pm
              Good job Akshay, this is the way to go, no one can pay anyone enough to suit up and fight for the country, There are many people willing and able to do this job and Indians should be proud of them and support them in every opportunity they get. No one is willing to die for the country who are disputing the Army;s versions. Rafool hi and Bania Kejriwal should stand in front of the soldiers if they cannot stand behind the soldiers,
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                Indian
                Oct 7, 2016 at 7:06 am
                He stays in Mumbai, If you accept Fawad Khan, Atif Aslam in Bollywood. You don't care about citizenship of Katrina kaif, Nargis Fakhri, LK Advani, Sunul Dutt, Dev Anand, raj Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, rajendra Kumar, Pran, Prem Chopra, all are stan born
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                  Indian passport
                  Oct 7, 2016 at 5:34 am
                  Many clowns commenting below, are questing Akshay Kumar's canadian pport. canadian government offered him citizenship.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Many Indians travel abroad. The Switzerland government honoured Yash Chopra for shooting his movies in Switzerland. Akshay accepted the offer from Canada as he didn't want to insult them.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;He didn't migrate there. These people are ready to accept Katrina Kaif, Jaqueline Fernandez, nargis Fakhri, fawad Khan. Atif Aslam, but they have problems with Akshay'pport.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;So in the case NRI's can't speak in favour of India. If an Indian living in UK, USA feels sad about Indian soldiers, then they will abuse them. "You are not Indian"
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                    Imli
                    Oct 7, 2016 at 2:47 am
                    1. Akshay Kumar lives in Canada as a Canadian citizen.lt;br/gt;2. Please ask this government on how to make your dram about taking care of army men/women and their families at ALL times rather than only when attacks happen and army men and women die. lt;br/gt;3. As an artist, stand by people who have nothing to do with terrorism (read stani artists) and are probably not heard in their own country. As you love India while being a citizen of Canada, they do too.lt;br/gt;4.Could you please ask those hyperbolic TV anchors to restrain themselves and show a little bit more grace?
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                      HG KETKAR
                      Oct 7, 2016 at 6:11 am
                      I fully agree with your view, and in fact, there is no question of not agreeing. It is really shameful to our citizens that for every act, they get themselves unnecessarily start quarrelling by different viewing unwantedly. Sometimes, for all this, the media is also responsible. Because, the media gentlemen went fast across to such people who criticise, in whatsoever way, on any genuine or in genuine matter.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The freeness to media, does not mean that they should just go for criticism only. There are more good things are going on in our country, but they do not give space to this.
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                        Krredy
                        Oct 7, 2016 at 7:41 am
                        cine fraternity should see Akshay's commitment and learn how to respond toward sensitive Kashmir issue which is pertinent to our brave soldier's sacrifice. These guys Om Puri, Salman , Sharukh, Karan Johar should stop encouraging Pak artists otherwise they would have to face the ire of crores of Indians who will definitely dump their new coming release cinemas in Arabian Sea / Bay of Bengal.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; JAI JAWANlt;br/gt; JAI HIND
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                          mrr
                          Oct 6, 2016 at 7:50 pm
                          this is all lip service. everyday you can see the condition of soldiers. see how they travel in trains and conditions they live in on army bases. Neta and Abhineta sab soldiers ke nam par apni apni roti sek rahey hain. we as a nation fail our soldiers every day by not providing them decent living and secure future for their family when they die in duty of protecting all of us. everyone is happy giving one crore here and their to favorite sports person or some other celebrity.
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                            Imran Nawaz
                            Oct 6, 2016 at 2:41 pm
                            Are you listening Rahul hi?lt;br/gt;Digvijay Singh and Kejriwal?
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                              Pia Rani
                              Oct 6, 2016 at 8:32 pm
                              Sleeping for 20days now he wake up..
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                                Sanket Dash
                                Oct 7, 2016 at 6:42 am
                                Abusing others shows your worth. I asked the simple question: Is he an Indian? Can't you understand that?
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                                  Sanket Dash
                                  Oct 7, 2016 at 6:41 am
                                  If he is not an Indian it is hypocritical of him to talk about India's defence. Indian means having Indian citizenship.
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                                    Sanket Dash
                                    Oct 7, 2016 at 4:40 am
                                    Which army is Mr. Akshay Kumar talking about - Indian Army or Canadian Army? If he is so concerned about existence of India, why did he leave Indian citizenship (I ume one cannot have dual citizenship)? If I am wrong my apologies.
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                                      Sylvie_Khan
                                      Oct 6, 2016 at 5:53 pm
                                      Kept silent really listened to Akshay Kumar? It seems to me that he raises the question of the future of the families of these soldiers. Do not doubt the interest which he shows them.
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                                        Sylvie_Khan
                                        Oct 6, 2016 at 5:43 pm
                                        Well done Akshay Kumar! You are really a sensitiv man. Hatts off!
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                                          Vinaya Krishna
                                          Oct 7, 2016 at 4:52 am
                                          I always admire Akshay as an actor and a philanthropist. Now my respect towards him has doubled.
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                                            vipin vishwakarma
                                            Oct 7, 2016 at 5:34 am
                                            are you a cartoon.? ...... can not understand his words..
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