Throwback to when Akshay Kumar fought the Undertaker in Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi; Well it wasn’t the real one
Akshay Kumar aka Khiladi Kumar is called the daredevil of Bollywood. His movie Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi clocked 25 years and it is after all these years that Akshay has finally revealed that he did not fight the real Undertaker in the movie. On Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’s silver jubilee, Akshay took to his Instagram account and shared a hilarious meme that read, “Raise your hand if you have defeated the undertaker,” and under it were pictures of wrestlers along with Akshay as well.
But, Akshay did not defeat the real Undertaker in Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi as the character was played by Brian Lee in the movie with whom Akshay performed the much talked about fight scene. Sharing the meme Akshay wrote, “A hilarious note to mark 25 years to the release of #KhiladiyonKaKhiladi tomorrow! A fun fact though: it was wrestler Brian Lee who played The Undertaker in the film 😊(sic)”
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For the unversed, The Undertaker is a licensed character and has been played by wrestler Mark Callaway since 1991. Brian Lee, who is also a wrestler had appeared as an Undertaker impersonator in few of the matches in 1994. But, after the real Undertaker returned, he reclaimed his identity after he beat the impersonator version in the ring.
Meanwhile, talking about Akshay, on the work front he will be seen next in Sooryavanshi that also stars Katrina Kaif and is directed by Rohit Shetty. He also has Raksha Bandhan with Bhumi Pednekar and Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush.