The Bollywood's khiladi, Akshay Kumar and his wife Twinkle Khanna are auctioning the Naval Officer costume worn by the actor in his film Rustom (2016). The duo is doing this for a noble cause and they can do little if people are feeling offended due to their decision.
The couple has become a social media highlight, ever since the actor has announced that his Rustom costume would be auctioned to foster funds for animal rescue and aid last week.
In his post, the acton has mentioned about the auction and he also said that the costume is "the original naval uniform", on which the Twitterati's got irked and said that the actor cannot pass off a film costume as an original uniform.
Well on Tuesday, when Akshay was asked about the controversy at an event, the actor said he perceives nothing wicked in what he and Twinkle are doing and hence, the criticism doesn’t bother them, quotes Indian Express.
In his statement, Akshay Kumar said, “I, of course, support my wife in this. We both have done this with a lot of genuineness. We are doing it for a good cause. The costume that I wore in the film is going for a good cause. So, I don’t think we did anything bad. I can’t help if someone feels bad about it.”
This statement was a part of a media interaction at the launch of New India Conclave. In the event where Akshay along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis honoured rural social activists.