Akshay Kumar’s national award win for Rustom has raised eyebrows across the country. It created a huge controversy as many suspected this decision. There has been a backlash against Priyadarshan who is the head of National Film Awards jury. Akshay Kumar has been silent for all these days but the actor has finally spoken out on the controversy.
The Khiladi Kumar who was present at an event by Movie Stunt Artistes Association for the insurance of all the stunt artists who work in Hindi films, said “I have been seeing it from the past 25 years that whenever someone wins, there’s bound to be a discussion on it. So it’s not something new. Someone or the other creates a controversy that this person should not have got it.”
“I have received a National Award after 26 years; take it back if you want to,” he added.
Akshay won the best actor national award for his last year crime thriller Rustom. The decision by the National award jury shocked many people as they thought that Aamir Khan was Aamir Khan deserved it more than any other actor.