There are some factors in Akshay Kumar that make him set apart as the real Khiladi.
The Box Office Khiladi
Why do you think his box office journey is so different than Bollywood superstars? Well, the answer is quite simple as he is the only actor in the Bollywood who is consistent to give several movies that hit the silver screen and ultimately draws attention.
Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film is Sooryavanshi. Shibasish Sarkar of Reliance Entertainment is the distributor of the film who says that the factors that keep him churning three-four films each year is his lifestyle, tremendous discipline and rigour and that is why he is a box office Khiladi. While talking to the IANS, he says that even though he has great talent, a proper understanding of the market and everything but this wouldn’t have been possible without maintaining discipline. According to the film and trade expert, Girish Johar, the 51-year-old actor remains as a win-win all day in the exhibition, production and distributor sectors.
Akshay Kumar has a charming as such that the audience feels more than just willing to watch his film four times a year which ultimately boost up the ticket. Behind every film with a social message, there is always some action-packed entertainer and madcap comedy.
Karan Johar shares with the IANS that Akshay Kumar is someone who very wisely selects his films and tends to get right in his economics. He also mentioned that Akshay seems to balance everything in the right way.
One of Salman’s movies gets about Rs.300 crore per year where Akshay gains over Rs. 100 crore with his four films releasing.
Karan Johar on Akshay
Karan Johar further reveals that Akshay’s earning gets divided and he calls the present time to be utterly ruthless for how the audience is often seen rejecting films with the budget, star power, and scale of “Thugs OF Hindustan”.
The title “Khiladi” was coined on him since his breakthrough role in the 1992 film Khiladi. In no time did he become an undisputed action star with various film projects like Waqt Humara Hai, Khiladi, Mohra and International Khiladi. Akshay became unstoppable after that with his diverse roles in Rowdy Rathore, Houaefull3, Bhagaam Bhag, Baby, Airlift, Oh my God!, Baby, Holiday, Special 26, Jolly LLB 2, and Rustom.
Akshay Kumar’s last film Kesari after Gold was a ninth hit in a row. “Pad Man” ( ₹78.22 crore), “Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” ( ₹132.07 crore), “Jolly LLB 2” ( ₹117 crore), “Rustom” ( ₹127.49 crore), “Housefull 3” ( ₹109.14 crore), “Airlift” ( ₹128.1 crore) and “Singh Is Bliing” ( ₹89.95 crore).
Akshay is the most bankable and versatile actor who keeps the audience hooked. Poonam even tweeted in his defense “Being a Canadian citizen is not taking away your Indian spirit, soul and love for India. Even Anupam Kher adviced Akshay to not to prove his loyalty for his county to anyone because he is a doer and he does not need to explain.