Akshay Kumar reveals how he could afford the house he lives in now | Web Series

Actors Akshay Kumar and Samantha Ruth Prabhu on Thursday became the latest celebrities to star in a new episode of Karan Johar’s Koffee With Karan season 7. During the show, Akshay recounted the story of buying his luxurious sea-facing house in Juhu, Mumbai. He revealed how he earned more money while shooting for director Rajkumar Kohli’s Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani. Read also: Akshay Kumar addresses ‘Canadian Kumar’ tag, working with very young actresses: ‘Do I look 55?’

When Karan Johar asked Akshay to share how Vishwas helped him afford his Mumbai residence, Akshay told how he went on earning 5000 to teaching martial arts 21,000 after working only 2 hours on an ad shoot. Recalling work on the sets of Jaani Dushman, the actor said, “I was there on a daily basis. The scene was that the villain kills me and I am dead. I learned that the other hero who was supposed to act was now stuck in New York; He wasn’t coming.”

To this Akshay said that he went to Rajkumar and talked to him, which changed his onscreen timings and got him more money. “I actually went and said to the director ‘Should I come back?’ You won’t believe what he did.” The director immediately decided to twist the story and increased Akshay’s on-screen timing. “He says ‘he is not dead’ which means that I (Akshay’s character), I am in a coma and come back to life. So, I shot for another 5 days and I earned more money.”

Akshay’s sudden earnings from the film helped him pay the downpayment of his Juhu bungalow, where he currently resides with his wife Twinkle Khanna and their children, Aarav and Nitara. The actor said, “I needed money to buy the place where I live today and because of Janani Dushman, I got that place.”

When Samantha Ruth Prabhu asked Akshay to name the actor who could not make it to the shoot of Jaani Dushman, Akshay revealed that it was Sunny Deol. At that time Sunny was in America for his back surgery. Apart from this, Akshay also talked about the secrets of his happily married life, Twinkle and tackle trolls during the episode.

Akshay will next be seen in Raksha Bandhan along with Bhumi Pednekar, Saadia Khatib, Sahajmin Kaur, Deepika Khanna and Smriti Shrikant. The film will be released in cinemas on 11 August 2022. Apart from this, many films of Akshay are in the pipeline. He was last seen in Emperor Prithviraj.

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