In a media conference, Akshay Kumar opened up about the bond he shares with his sister, Alka Bhatia and also revealed the reason behind calling her ‘a devi’. Read on to know more!
Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar has already etched a special place in everyone’s hearts with his super-energetic personality and stunning acting skills. Apart from his professional life, he is also loved for his dedication to his family. For the unversed, he is married to Bollywood actress-turned-writer, Twinkle Khanna and the couple is blessed with two wonderful kids, Aarav and Nitara.
Currently, Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film, Raksha Bandhan, is all set to hit the theatres on the festival of Raksha Bandhan, i.e., on August 11, 2022. Undoubtedly, as the name suggests, the film is based on the beautiful bond between brothers and sisters. And for the uninitiated, the protagonist of the film, Akshay shares such an amicable bond with his sibling, Alka Bhatia. Glimpses of the same are found on their respective social media handles. For instance, on June 21, 2021, i.e., on the first day of the film’s shoot, he had taken to his IG handle and shared a still from the same. Along with it, he tagged his sister, Alka and while asking for blessings and love from her, he had penned:
‘Growing up my sister, Alka was my first friend. It was the most effortless friendship. @aanandlrai’s #RakshaBandhan is a dedication to her and a celebration of that special bond. Day one of shoot today, need your love and best wishes.’
Recently, during his upcoming film, Raksha Bandhan‘s press conference in Gujarat, Akshay Kumar opened up about his bond with his sibling, Alka Bhatia. Revealing her nature and their bond, he compared his sister with Devi. This simply spoke volumes about Akshay and Alka’s relationship, and it was simply unmissable. He said:
‘My bond with my sister has been that of love. My sister is not at all scared of me and she’s a very cool-natured person who does not fight at all. There has never been any quarrel among us, even if my temper rises sometimes, she still remains calm. Since childhood, my parents have taught me that my sister is not just my sister but a Devi (deity). So, for me, she is a Devi.’
Earlier, in one of his social media posts, Akshay had mentioned that his film, Raksha Bandhan is dedicated to his loving sister, Alka. While sharing the film’s poster on Twitter, he had written:
‘A story that will make you laugh, and it will make you cry. And it will make us realise how blessed are those who have sisters. So dedicating this film, #Rakshabandhan to my dear sister, Alka and to the most special bond in the world, that of a brother and sister.’
Recently, the superstar also appeared on Sony TV’s popular show, Superstar Singer 2 for promoting his film, Raksha Bandhan. However, Akshay got emotional over there and cried his heart out after getting a heartfelt message from his sister, Alka. On August 4, 2022, the channel released a glimpse of the episode on social media, wherein Akshay was seen getting a voice message from his Alka. The video montage featuring his sister was attached with a voice note from Alka, and that could be heard as:
‘Dost, bhai, baap, saare role nibhaye tune.’
Well, Akshay and Alka indeed share an unbreakable bond. What do you think? Let us know!