Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says he needs to tackle numerous tasks however there’s a proviso hooked up — the movies he makes ought to cater to household audiences.
Whether it’s a psycho-thriller or a social drama, a style that Kumar has tried his hand on aplenty, the actor stated he needs his movies to be watched with none hesitation. “I want to try my hand at different types of content. I don’t want to form any kind of image. But I ensure one thing that the films I do, they have to be family entertainers,” Kumar instructed PTI in an interview.
The 54-year-old actor stated he would by no means need to be related to “ghinoni” (filthy) movies. “I don’t want to make a ‘ghinoni’ (filthy) film. Even if it is a psycho-thriller movie or a social drama, it should be viewed by families without any hesitancy. I believe in making films, keeping in mind its message and the commercial aspects, that will entertain the family audience,” he added.
Kumar’s upcoming launch Raksha Bandhan is one more household entertainer from the actor, becoming a member of his current string of flicks reminiscent of Atrangi Re, Sooryavanshi, Bell Bottom, Good Newwz and Mission Mangal. He stated Raksha Bandhan is a an necessary movie for the “society and for our families”. “It is about bonding between siblings,” he added.
In the Aanand L Rai-directorial, Kumar stars as Raju, a sweetshop proprietor who’s struggling to get his 4 youthful sisters married. The film options Sadia Khateeb, Sahejmeen Kaur, Deepika Khanna and Smrithi Srikanth within the position of Kumar’s on-screen sisters.
The actor devoted the movie to his sister, Alka, who serves as a co-producer. “My sister is the whole lot to me. We share an incredible bond. We, as a household, imagine in simply being joyful. When we didn’t have this type of cash and we used to reside in Mumbai’s Koliwada locality, we had been nonetheless joyful and had numerous enjoyable.
“We were very content with what we had in those days. On Saturdays, we used to avoid having our food because we liked watching movies in theatres. The atmosphere in our house was always lively and joyful.” “Raksha Bandhan” is Kumar’s second mission with Rai after 2021’s Atrangi Re, co-starring Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush.
As a director and as a human being, Rai is all coronary heart, the actor stated. “With him, everything is all heart… He’s someone who will always smile and I have enjoyed my collaboration with him. I hope and pray that we have a long association,” he added.
His movie is ready up for a field workplace conflict with Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha, a state of affairs which Kumar stated is inevitable due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The box office clashes are going to happen and it is because of COVID-19. There are a lot of films that are already completed but they were not able to come out. Now you cannot avoid it. My hope is that both the movies do well at the box office,” he stated.
It is Kumar’s hope that every one the flicks popping out of Bollywood do properly on the ticket window as it’s mutually useful for everybody. “It is not about ‘Raksha Bandhan’ only, it is about every film. I want each and every film from our industry to work. The film industry requires its films to run so that it can keep on making films, especially big films,” he added.
Raksha Bandhan, co-written by Himanshu Sharma and Kanika Dhillon, is a Colour Yellow Productions in affiliation with Cape Of Good Films. It will probably be launched within the theatres on August 11.