Akshay Kumar bulks up 5 kg for Raksha Bandhan, check out his transformation

The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. Akshay revealed, “I quite enjoy the process of losing or gaining weight for a character because I am able to do it in a healthy way. It reunites Akshay with Bhumi Pednekar. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

July 11, 2021 3:47:24 pm

Akshay Kumar gained 5 kg for Raksha Bandhan. And it also allowed me the rare indulgence of eating meri maa ke haath ka halwa. Apart from these films, he has Prithviraj, Bachchan Pandey and Atrangi Re lined up as well. He is also awaiting the release of Sooryavanshi. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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Earlier in June, the star had revealed the beginning of Raksha Bandhan’s filming. Aanand L Rai’s Raksha Bandhan is a dedication to her and a celebration of that special bond.”

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He added, “Day one of shoot today, need your love and best wishes,” he had captioned a photo of himself and Rai on the film’s set.”
Akshay is currently waiting for the release of his film Bell Bottom, which comes out in theatres on July 27. “Growing up my sister, Alka was my first friend. He had also dedicated the film to his sister Alka. (Photo: PR Handout)
The Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar, reportedly gained 5 kg to play his character in Raksha Bandhan. I have gained 5 kg in a totally natural process. They had previously worked together in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha in 2017. Sahejmeen Kaur, Deepika Khanna, Sadia Khateeb, Smrithi Srikanth play the role of Akshay’s sisters in his film. What a blessing!”https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
Akshay had gained 6 kg to play the role of a cop in Sooryavanshi.