Akshay Kumar received a lot of backlash for his controversial promotion of the gutka brand. Yes, we are talking about Vimal’s commercial which also starred Shah Rukh Khan and Ajay Devn. The first was Kartik Aaryan, but he refused. Scroll down for all the details.
Akshay has long been associated with all things healthy. His lifestyle has inspired many who want to follow the fitness path. Ajay Devgn defended him with “each on its own” policy, but continued backlash Akky resigned as ambassador. He also shared a public apology on social media platforms.
As reported by the Times of India, it Boule Briar 2 “Then they wanted to bring in a third A-lister, this time a much younger superstar. So they offered Kartik Aaryan, who was close to Rs. 1.5 billion Join Devgn and SRK. Kartik’s response was an absolute no. The makers then went to Akshay Kumar,” their sources revealed.
It is said that this is not the first time Kartik Aaryan has refused a pan masala brand. 800-900 million But I chose to be a responsible citizen instead. Well, we all know what Akshay Kumar went through, so it was certainly a safe choice.
On the professional side, Akshay Kumar will be seen next in Ram Setu. The film is set to witness an epic box office clash with Thank God-led Ajay Devgan.
Meanwhile, Kartik Aaryan is next seen in Shehzada. He also has Satyaprem Ki Katha in the pipeline alongside Kiara Advani.
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https://www.koimoi.com/bollywood-news/not-akshay-kumar-but-kartik-aaryan-was-initially-offered-the-controversial-vimal-ad-for-whopping-15-crores-but-heres-why-he-rejected-it/ Kartik Aaryan, though not Akshay Kumar, was initially offered a controversial Vimal ad for a whopping 1.5 billion rupees, but here’s why he rejected it: