Akshay Kumar plays don at India-Pakistan match

In a case of life imitating art, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar reprised his onscreen role as a cricket-loving don at the India-Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy match in Birmingham on June 15. (This image was posted on Twitter by Akshay Kumar FG)
In a case of life imitating art, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar reprised his onscreen role as a cricket-loving don at the India-Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy match in Birmingham on June 15. (This image was posted on Twitter by Akshay Kumar FG)
Akshay Kumar, who was holidaying in New York with his family, flew to Britain for the much-talked about cricket clash at Edgbaston Cricket Ground as a promotional stunt for his forthcoming film Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai Dobara. He plays Shoaib, a cricket-loving gangster who also wields excessive fixing powers on the game. (This image was posted on Twitter by Deepjot Singh)
Akshay Kumar, who was holidaying in New York with his family, flew to Britain for the much-talked about cricket clash at Edgbaston Cricket Ground as a promotional stunt for his forthcoming film Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai Dobara. He plays Shoaib, a cricket-loving gangster who also wields excessive fixing powers on the game. (This image was posted on Twitter by Deepjot Singh)
"Cricket is a perfect fit with his character in the film, as evidenced in the film's first trailer as well," said Tanuj Garg, CEO of Balaji Motion Pictures. The movie is set for an August 15 release worldwide. (This image was posted on Twitter by Akshay Kumar FG)
"Cricket is a perfect fit with his character in the film, as evidenced in the film's first trailer as well," said Tanuj Garg, CEO of Balaji Motion Pictures. The movie is set for an August 15 release worldwide. (This image was posted on Twitter by Akshay Kumar FG)
Akshay Kumar addresses the spectators. Seen Here with cricket veterans Wasim Akram and Navjot Singh Sidhu. (This image was posted on Twitter by Aakriti)
Akshay Kumar addresses the spectators. Seen Here with cricket veterans Wasim Akram and Navjot Singh Sidhu. (This image was posted on Twitter by Aakriti)
Akshay said: “It is always interesting to see India-Pakistan match. To see both the countries fight on the field is quite exciting. The experience was good... it was fun."Akshay speaks to the audience at the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham.(This image was posted on Twitter by Team Akshay)
Akshay said: “It is always interesting to see India-Pakistan match. To see both the countries fight on the field is quite exciting. The experience was good... it was fun."
Akshay speaks to the audience at the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham.

(This image was posted on Twitter by Team Akshay)
Akhay's character in the reel version also cheers in a key India-Pakistan match, echoing underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's alleged match-fixing nexus in the Indian sub continent. (This image was posted on Twitter by Akshay Kumar Italy)
Akhay's character in the reel version also cheers in a key India-Pakistan match, echoing underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's alleged match-fixing nexus in the Indian sub continent. (This image was posted on Twitter by Akshay Kumar Italy)
The latest installment of the entertainer, which follows the success of Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai back in 2010, is set in the 1980s and also has Sonakshi Sinha, Imran Khan and Sonali Bendre. (AP)
The latest installment of the entertainer, which follows the success of Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai back in 2010, is set in the 1980s and also has Sonakshi Sinha, Imran Khan and Sonali Bendre. (AP)
The gangster drama, directed by Milan Luthria and produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor, was supposed to hit the screens on Eid (August 8). However, it will now get an Independence Day release to avoid a clash with Shah Rukh Khan's Chennai Express. (This image was posted on Twitter by Tahir Malik)
The gangster drama, directed by Milan Luthria and produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor, was supposed to hit the screens on Eid (August 8). However, it will now get an Independence Day release to avoid a clash with Shah Rukh Khan's Chennai Express. (This image was posted on Twitter by Tahir Malik)
Akshay Kumar watches the match. (This image was posted on Twitter by Awais Satti)
Akshay Kumar watches the match. (This image was posted on Twitter by Awais Satti)
Akshay mingles with fans at the match. (This image was posted on Twitter by Devansh Patel)
Akshay mingles with fans at the match. (This image was posted on Twitter by Devansh Patel)

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