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Akshay Kumar adds to the ongoing South vs Bollywood debate

Monday, May 23, 2022 • Tamil Comments
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Akshay Kumar adds to the ongoing South vs Bollywood debate

Recent success of South Indian films in Hindi speaking regions has given rise to to a Bollywood vs South debate which doesn't seem to end. Several Bollywood stars have acknowledged that Bollywood is lagging behind ever since the pan- Indian films took over the box office and they also believe that Bollywood needs to up its game to compete with them.

However, superstar Akshay Kumar believes that people should focus on making good cinema instead of drawing differences between southern and Hindi movies. In a recent conversation with The Indian Express, he said, "This word ‘pan-India’ films and all, woh meri samajh ki bahar hai, (I don’t understand it). All I want is all the films to work, and that’s about it.”

Thr actor further added, "I don’t believe in this divide. I hate it when somebody says south industry or north industry, we are all a common industry. I think we should stop asking this question. It is important that we understand that this is how the Britishers came and divided us, they invaded us and ruled us. We don’t seem to have learnt our lesson, we are still not understanding this. The day we understand that we are all one industry, I think things will start working much better.”

Akshay is currently gearing up for the release of his period drama 'Prithviraj'.

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