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Akshay Kumar lands in a legal trouble for mocking Marathi culture in a commercial

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One one side Akshay Kumar‘s latest release ‘Good Newwz’ is doing great business at the box office while on the other hand, he has landed into legal trouble for his recent commercial. Recently, he featured in an advertisement where he was allegedly mocking the Maratha warrior. It is a detergent ad where Akshay Kumar is playing a Maratha warrior who returns to his kingdom with his army after defeating his enemies. He and his army are given a grand welcome on their victory and then one of the soldiers’ wives taunts her husband for their soiled clothes to which Akshay replies, “Maharaj ki sena dushmanon ko dhona janti hain aur aapne kapde bhi.” He then dances with his soldiers and washes clothes.

As per reports in Latestly, a police complaint has been filed at Worli Police Station, Mumbai, against the actor for making fun of the Marathi culture and hurting the sentiments of people of the state. Now, the complainant is waiting for the brand and actor to respond to it.

You can watch the commercial here.

Akshay Kumar has not yet responded to it. Let’s wait and watch what he has to say on the issue.

Meanwhile, Akshay’s latest release ‘Good Newwz’ has crossed Rs 150 crore and still going strong at the box-office. The movie also starred Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani in pivotal roles.

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