Akshay Kumar’s tattoos inspired by the locals
Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar recent flick Brothers trailer opened to a great review. The trailer was well liked by fans and critics alike. Brothers has Akshay Kumar Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead, Jackie Shroff too plays a pivotal role in the movie.
Aksahy Kumar’s look in the film is quite intense, he has also lost around 17 kilos to look the part. Akshay Kumar who is playing a Catholic character — David Fernandes has a number of Tattoos on his body. The idea was inspired from locals all over Bandra for the same.
Karan Malhotra reveals, “It isn’t something that we made out of thin air. Since he is playing a Catholic in the film, my crew went into small Bandra bylanes and met people. They clicked pictures of their tattoos. We have taken inspiration from the locals — how they dress, how they talk, the kind of tattoos they have, etc.”
Karan further added, ” In the film, Akshay has a Jesus tattoo on his arm and a cross on his wrist. A lot of other things in his tattoo designs are for impact. Akshay plays a physics teacher with a hidden past. As a physics teacher, he looks like an ordinary man. But when he takes his shirt off, his tattoos depict a story of a violent, turbulent and traumatic past.”
Akshay Kumar’s personal tattoos that are names of his two kids and wife were covered up during the shoot.