Bollywood film industry is among the most successful film industries in the world. Pakistanis have grown up watching Bollywood films and their stars always receive a lot of love in Pakistan. From the three Khans to Akshay Kumar, all of them have always gathered a lot of love from Pakistani fans but since Modi’s government has come in India, their whole landscape and mindset as a country has changed. Ban culture in Bollywood has pushed many actors to choose Hindutva and nationalist scripts so their movies work as propaganda films like The Kashmir Files is what is mostly working in India. Akshay Kumar also did a nationalist film titled Bell Bottom last year.
Akshay Kumar was a guest at the Re Sea International Film Festival where a Pakistani fan was present. He asked Akshay that he appreciates his films on social issues but why did he sign an anti-Pakistan film.
Akshay responded by saying that it was just a movie. This is what went down:
People however, are not very satisfied by his answer as Akshay gets severe criticism by downplaying negative effects of cinema: