Akshay Kumar Reveals He Was A Victim Of Nepotism, Ajay Devgn Replaced Him In A Film Overnight

Akshay Kumar

Superstar Akshay Kumar who currently rules over the box office in the Hindi film Industry. Akshay has been a self-made star like many of hi subordinates but an old interview of the actor reveals that he had also been a victim of nepotism.

In an interview with Mid-Day, Akshay Kumar was seen recalling his earlier days and spoke about initial struggle. While doing that, he said that he was once replaced by Ajay Devgn overnight for the film Phool Aur Kaante. Phool Aur Kaante was the debut film of Ajay Devgn.


Akshay revealed that he was in the film Phool Aur Kaante until the first day of the shoot. The actor was replaced on the last day by Ajay Devgn. Akshay made sure he was a part of making all songs, photoshoots, and other things. He recalled that on the night before the shoot, while he was preparing for the first day of the shoot, he received a call where he was told that he has been replaced by Ajay Devgn. Ajay Devgn is the son of the yesteryear stunt director Veeru Devgan.

Akshay His Wary Of His Stardom

In another interview, Akshay Kumar had spoken about nepotism and revealed how he will treat his kids. He said that he is extremely careful about his stardom and will make sure his kids will lead a normal life. He also revealed that his son Aarav flies economy whenever he travels. Only when he achieves something, he will get to travel business class as a gift, he said. He also said that Aarav has to work really hard if he wants to be an actor and he wouldn’t get the advantage of being his son.

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The nepotism debate gained mileage post the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Following that, Sonu Nigam invoked the debate of favoritism and mafia in the music industry.


Akshay will be next seen in the film Laxxmi Bomb which was supposed to release during Eid but will now directly come on the OTT platform. The film stars Kiara Advani. His other film Sooryavanshi is also ready but will have a theatrical release.


Source: Woman’s Era