Akshay 'Unstoppable' Kumar
CineBlitz|July 2016

Akshay Kumar tells Rochelle Fernandez that when critics give his films one star, they do the business of a seven star!

Rochelle Fernandez

He is someone who has great comic timing but the last year saw him in films which were hard-hitting. He took the box office by a storm when he came out with AIRLIFT and people fell in love with Kumar one more time. But to tell you the truth, we have missed him cracking us up in a narrative like HOUSEFULL. Did he miss it too?

“I feel really good, a little bit relieved because comedy for me has always been a stress buster. Having said that, the whole process was very exhausting as well. You know, we had to shoot everything in one take. Be it the physical comedy or long dialogues it was at a stretch because if you cut and shoot comedy, it is not funny anymore. To tell you honestly, there were a lot of retakes in the film. Overall, it feels very nice to be back with a comedy as I have not been a part of any comedy in the last two years. I don’t think I have cracked a joke too in a long time. Speaking of the time spent with everyone on set, it was wonderful. We have had so much fun which you must have seen on social media. But there were many more things which we can’t even post because they were so damn funny!”

Speaking of the film, the newest addition to the madcap family was AB Junior. Is he equally crazy?

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