In the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer “Baby”, filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are “sad”.
Akshay Kumar, who has been in the film industry for over two decades, wants to be known for his acting skills.
Reportedly Censor boards in Islamabad and Karachi have decided to ban ‘Baby’ because it portrays a negative image of Muslims.
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Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar is all geared up to set the screen ablaze with his much awaited and of course talked about action thriller, ‘Baby’.
Anupam Kher’s forthcoming movie on terrorism, “Baby”, is releasing just days before the country celebrates Republic Day and ahead of US President Barack Obama’s India visit.
There are two types of Akshay Kumar’s in the Indian Film Industry – one is seen in leave-your-brains-at-home movies like ‘Heyy Babyy’ and ‘Tees Maar Khan’ and the other in serious-sensible creations like ‘Aitraaz’ and ‘Special 26′.
“I wouldn’t say he (Akshay Kumar) is completely humourless in ‘Baby’. His character has its funny moments,” said Neeraj Pandey.
A special screening of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Baby’ was organised here for real life heroes who have dedicated their lives to the nation.
Akshay will be narrating an episode on women safety – a story of a teenaged girl getting harassed by her classmate.
Sanjay Gupta feels that Akshay Kumar’s stardom is such that he can draw viewers to sensible cinema.
He says the intent is to discuss these issues “openly” to spread awareness.
Multi-starrer action thriller ‘Main Gabbar’, featuring Akshay Kumar in the lead, will hit theatres on May 1.
Akshay Kumar says he completely relied on his director Neeraj Pandey while playing an undercover agent in their upcoming film ‘Baby’.
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, who has been a part of the first two ‘Hera Pheri’ movies, will not be a part of the third film.
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