Akshay Kumar: Akshay was about to go back to Canada when the films flopped, said- he has to prove himself in the country

Actor Akshay Kumar is often trolled as ‘Canadian Kumar’. Akshay recently revealed that he still has Canadian citizenship while paying taxes in India. Akshay was criticized after he applied for Canadian citizenship in 2019 and quit voting during the Lok Sabha elections. The actor said that he was also thinking of going to Canada after his films didn’t work. He was very depressed at one point of time.

Question on Akshay’s citizenship
However, this is not the first time Akshay Kumar has revealed about his citizenship. Earlier on ‘Koffee With Karan 7’, Karan Johar asked the actor if he gets trolled and Akshay immediately replied that he doesn’t go online much. He said, ‘At most, they write about Canada. Which I don’t care about.’ When Karan said, ‘Trolls call you Canada Kumar,’ Akshay replied, ‘Yes, Canada Kumar, okay, call me.’ During a recent interview, Akshay said that he is an Indian who will always be like this.

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had decided to go to canada
Talking to Lallantop, Akshay said, ‘A few years back my films were not doing well. Around 14-15 films did not work. So I thought maybe I should go somewhere else and work there. He revealed that it was a friend of his who lived in Canada and had suggested him to shift. Akshay said, ‘A lot of people go there for work, but they are still Indians. So I also thought that if destiny is not supporting me here then I should do something about it. I went there, applied for citizenship and got it.

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I pay taxes by staying in the country – Akshay Kumar
But, after finding success again in India, he changed his mind. To this he said, ‘I have a passport. What is passport? It happens to travel from one country to another. Look, I am an Indian, I pay all my taxes. I have the option to pay there as well but I pay them in my country. I work in my country. Many people say things and they are allowed. To them, all I would like to say is that I am an Indian and I will always be an Indian.’

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Every time I have to prove it – Akshay
Whereas the citizenship of Akshay has always been a matter of debate among the people. Earlier the actor had assured that he had applied for an Indian passport. During the ‘Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019’, he said, ‘I have now applied for a passport. I am an Indian and it hurts me that I am asked to prove it every time. His new film is Aanand L Rai’s ‘Raksha Bandhan’.

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