Akshay Kumar reacts to studies of charging ₹50-100 crore per movie: ‘Mera reaction…’


Actor Akshay Kumar has reacted to studies of charging 50 to 100 crore for each movie. Talking on the trailer launch occasion of his upcoming movie Selfiee in Mumbai on Sunday, he gave oblique replies to reporters who requested him in regards to the charges he often fees for each movie. (Additionally learn: Emraan Hashmi says Akshay Kumar ‘was first one to name’ when his son was battling most cancers: ‘Bure waqt mein farishtey…’)

Akshay’s next film Selfiee also stars Emran Hashmi, Nushrratt Bharuccha and Diana Penty in lead roles. It is an action-comedy film. Akshay will be seen as a ‘superstar’ and Emraan Hashmi, as a police officer, his ‘biggest fan’.

At Selfiee’s trailer launch, Akshay said to the reporter as quoted by Zoom, “Mera badhiya reaction rehta hai. Tera kya reaction rehta hai? Tune bataya tha ki teri sherwani mein pareshani hui. Tujhe kaisa laga tha? (My reaction is always good. What was your reaction? You told me you had a problem while wearing sherwani) (laughs).”

When the reporter said he feels good, Akshay responded, “Acha lagta hai na? Aur lagna bhi chahiye, kyunki positive baatein hai na. Bhagwan kare tere sath bhi ho. (It feels good, right? You should feel good because these are positive talks. I hope it happens with you always).”

At Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in November 2022, Akshay opened up on the high cost of movie tickets in India. He had said, “There are so many other things that need to be done and not just by the actors but the producers and theatres as well. I’ll let you know I wish to deliver down my costs by 30-40%.”

“Theatres need to understand that it’s recession time also. The audience has a limited amount of money to spend on entertainment. You cannot be spending so much on it. Everything has to change. And it’s not just the theatres. We have to work on the cost of me, the cost of making the film. Everything needs to be addressed,” he additionally added.

Sharing the trailer of Selfiee on social media deal with, Akshay wrote on Sunday, “Iss kahaani ka villain toh pata nahi par hero #Selfiee hai (I do not know the villain of his story, however hero is the Selfiee)! Watch Selfiee trailer now. Selfiee releasing solely in cinemas on twenty fourth Feb.” Followers may also see Akshay in OMG: Oh My God 2 and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.


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