'Raksha Bandhan': Akshay Kumar gains weight for Aanand L Rai’s directorial

The actor who essays a character from Delhi in Aanand L Rai’s helmed 'Raksha Bandhan' had to put on weight for the film.

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Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is popularly known for his fit physique has maintained influential standards of fitness throughout his career. 

However, recently the Khiladi Kumar got a chance to let himself go and feast to his heart’s content. The actor who essays a character from Delhi in Aanand L Rai’s helmed 'Raksha Bandhan' had to put on weight for the film. Interestingly, for his yet to be released film 'Sooryavanshi' he had to lose six kg to look leaner as a cop. 

However, the actor is not at all complaining. “I quite enjoy the process of losing or gaining weight for a character because I can do it healthily. I have gained 5 kg in a natural process. And it also allowed me the rare indulgence of eating meri maa ke haath ka halwa. What a blessing!” he quipped.

Meanwhile, Akshay will be seen sharing screen space with five fresh faces who will be seen playing the role of his sisters in the film.