'Marketing mode on': Akshay Kumar visits BSF troops to boost morale; netizens call it marketing gimmick for Bell Bottom

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Thursday, June 17, 2021, 06:01 PM IST
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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar pays floral tribute during a wreath-laying ceremony to BSF personnel who made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty, in Srinagar on Thursday. | ANI

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Thursday visited remote Tulail area along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez Valley of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

The actor donated Rs 1 crore for a school building in remote Tulail village along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

The actor reached Neeru village by a helicopter around noon and thereafter started interaction with locals and the deployed security forces.

Akshay Kumar has donated Rs 1 crore for the construction of the school building in Neeru village of Tulail.

He visited the area to boost the morale of the deployed army soldiers and the BSF troopers with whom he interacted for a long time.

"He has appreciated the army, BSF and the locals for leading hardy lives in the area braving heavy snowfall and extreme inaccessibility", sources said.

He also danced with the locals in the village who turned out to see and meet the actor. The function was organised by BSF troopers posted on an LoC post in Neeru village.

The video of the dance was posted on Twitter by news agency ANI and it went viral almost instantly.

The reactions to the video, however, weren't pleasing at all. While many took a jibe at the actor's Canadian citizenship, others asked if he has a movie releasing anytime soon.

Have a look.

With inputs from IANS.

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