My wife has been a very big help in my career: Akshay Kumar on Twinkle Khanna playing a crucial role in his choice of films


Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna may be totally opposite to each other but they never fail to give everyone major couple goals with the way they have been accepting of each other. Nonetheless, Twinkle's sarcasm and humour perfectly compliments Akshay's wit and business acumen. Not to forget, Akshay has over the years, talked about how his wife Twinkle has been monumental in helping him shape his career. Now in a recent interaction with a leading daily, Akshay was asked if Twinkle plays a crucial role in your choice of films, to which he quipped, "Yes, my wife has been a very big help in my career. It’s not that I have to discuss every script with her before I give it my nod, but she talks to me and I remember [those] things. She told me once, ‘Koi zor zabardasti nahi hai, jo achha lage karo’."

Counted among the most admired couples of Bollywood, it seems Akshay and Twinkle seem to help each other even when it comes to making professional decisions. The two have been married for 18 years and are parents to two kids Aarav Kumar (16) and Nitara Kumar (six).

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Interestingly, Akshay has an eclectic lineup of films ahead, including Sooryavanshi, Good News, Mission Mangal, Housefull 4 and Laxmmi Bomb. When prodded if it is exciting to juggle so many different roles, the actor replied by saying, "I’ve learned that if I do different genres, I won’t be tagged. When I used to do a lot of action, everyone said, ‘He is an action hero and nothing else’. So, I tried comedy, and then everyone was talking about just that. Then I decided I’ve to do different kinds of films. So, I am thankful to people, and the media, for criticising me to that point and bringing out the best in me," adding that he wants to "have all kinds of films in my kitty."

Meanwhile, the trailer of his next Mission Mangal, co-starring Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi and Kirti Kulhari, has been widely appreciated. The film is based on India's commendable achievements in space with the Mars Orbiter Mission and is slated to release on August 16, 2019.

(Source: Hindustan Times)