Akshay Kumar flew back to Mumbai Airport from the United Kingdom after his mother, Aruna Bhatia was reportedly admitted to the ICU ward of Mumbai’s Hiranandani Hospital. He was shooting for his upcoming film Cinderella in the UK.
Bell Bottom fame Akshay Kumar is close to his mother. He was in the UK for about a month when he heard of his mother’s deteriorating health condition. Hindustan Times stated that the actor’s mother has been unwell for a while now and she was promptly admitted to the ICU ward at Hiranandani Hospital. A source confirmed Aruna Bhatia’s health to HT stating that, “The actor’s mom has been unwell for a few days now and is in the ICU at Mumbai’s Hiranandani Hospital. Akshay is extremely attached to his mother and could not stay away from her while she’s not well, and so he decided to fly back to India in a sudden decision.”
However, he has asked the producers of the film to continue with the shoot that does not require his presence.
Akshay was last seen in the espionage thriller Bell Bottom that became the first major Hindi movie to be permitted for theatrical release amidst the ongoing pandemic restrictions. The movie included star casts like Lara Dutta, Huma Qureshi, and Vaani Kapoor. He will also be seen in Bachchan Pandey. His upcoming films Prithviraj, which is a biopic of Prithviraj Chauhan, and Sooryavanshi, which is a cop thriller, are expected to release by the end of this year. Kumar also announced two new films called Raksha Bandhan and Ram Setu.
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