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When Akshay Kumar Clarified That He Had Applied For An Indian Passport

Sania Kader

February 14, 2021

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Akshay Kumar was often criticised for his Canadian citizenship. Here is a look at the time when he opened up on the topic and his patriotism.

Akshay Kumar’s nationality has often been questioned by the netizens, raising queries on his Canadian citizenship. In the post, Akshay Kumar had mentioned his distress on the matter as he believes that having such a passport does not affect his patriotism in any way and people must respect this fact. He had revealed that some people would often bring up the topic to belittle him which he felt was incorrect and unjustified. He also made it clear in the interaction that he had already applied for an Indian passport and was waiting for it to arrive so that he could shun the people who had a problem with it. The topic is still brought up by some people in any debate against the actor.

Here is a look at the ZEE5 video with details related to Akshay Kumar’s citizenship and his passport:

Akshay Kumar has always been a major talk of the town for his involvement in various debates and discussions. The actor had recently tweeted in favour of the Indian government after a few international celebrities put forth their support for the farmers who have been protesting since late 2020. In the video shared above, Akshay Kumar is seen talking about his Canadian citizenship and how he is often targeted and trolled for holding a Canadian passport. The actor stated that just because he has a Canadian passport, it does not make him any less patriotic or Indian than he already is.

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Akshay Kumar seemed quite upset that people are asked for a document if they wish to prove their love for the country. He was of the stance that people brought it up unnecessarily, which is why he applied for the Indian passport as he did not wish to give them a baseless point to pick on. He said that he got the passport made because he was thinking of going abroad and working there, with a close friend. He revealed that this was a low point in his life as most of his films failed and he was thinking of quitting acting altogether. However, his next film worked well and he decided to stay back and continue in the field.

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