Akshay Kumar pays respect to 'cleaning soldiers' of India


Khiladi of Bollywood Akshay Kumar has never backed out when it comes to acknowledging the hard work of our soldiers. He extended the same gesture to the sweepers, garbage and sewer cleaners and has called them the country 'cleaning soldiers'.

Akshay will next be seen in PadMan and Gold.

On Thursday, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha actor took to Twitter to share a minute-long video. He captioned the video: "A job well done which we usually forget to acknowledge..serving the country in their own way, my salute to these 'Cleaning Soldiers Of India'." and "Salute to these dedicated yet unequipped soldiers," a line in the video read.

On a related note, directed by R. Balki, PadMan is a biopic on Arunachalam Muruganantha, a man who created a revolution in the field of affordable menstrual hygiene. The film is being helmed by R. Balki and also features actresses Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor.

As for Gold, is being backed by Excel Entertainment and directed by Reema Kagti. It is about India's first Olympic medal win as a free nation in the year 1948 at the 14th Olympic Games in London. It will release on Independence Day, 2018. The movie marks the first association between Akshay and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. It will also introduce actress Mouni Roy into Bollywood. 

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