Watch: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar claims to have applied for Indian passport
The superstar also revealed what led him to acquire a Canadian passport in the first place.
After facing years of trolling and criticism for holding a Canadian passport while promoting nationalism in his films, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has just revealed that he has indeed applied for an Indian passport.
Speaking at a panel during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019, the superstar shared this news. Kumar holds a Canadian passport currently, but to comply with Indian citizenship rules, he will have to give it up.
At this event the actor also revealed what led him to acquire a Canadian passport in the first place. He even shared his pain saying that it hurts him that despite being an Indian, he has to prove his nationality by a little book.
“It hurts me. But, I don’t want to give anyone even that chance, so I have applied for it", Kumar said.