If there is an actor who has been making films with the theme of nation-building, it’s Akshay Kumar. The actor’s past few blockbuster hits have all had nationalism as their theme which made many speculate if the actor was planning to join politics.
There were also rumours that the BJP was planning on making Akshay contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Amritsar.
Quashing rumours about his debut in politics, Akshay said, “Politics is not on my agenda. I feel what I am doing through my films, I will never be able to do that through politics.” The actor was speaking to the press while promoting his upcoming film ‘Kesari’.
A few days earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also tagged Akshay Kumar on Twitter in the Bharatiya Janata Party’s ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.