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‘Chaliye Beta’: Akshay Kumar dodges journalist’s question when asked why he didn’t vote.

Published On: 02 May 2019 | Bollywood | By:

Bollywood’s Khiladi Akshay Kumar was not seen on polling booth to cast his vote on Monday while his wife Twinkle Khanna was spotted.

‘Chaliye Beta’: Akshay Kumar dodges journalist’s question when asked why he didn’t vote.

Akshay Kumar was recently grabbed headline for his ‘non-political' interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

At Bollywood film Blank's screening in Mumbai on Tuesday, Mr. Kumar was asked by a reporter why he didn't vote, but the star dodged it saying ‘Chaliye Beta’.

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Last month PM Modi had tagged Mr. Kumar in a tweet, asking him to encourage voting.

"The power of a vote is immense and we all need to improve awareness on its importance. Thoda Dum Lagaiye aur Voting ko Ek Superhit Katha banaiye", the PM had said. 

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To which, Akshay Kumar had responded saying, "the true hallmark of a democracy lies in peoples participation in the electoral process. Voting has to be a superhit prem Katha between our nation and its voters", he added. 

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The actor has established his image as Bollywood's poster boy of patriotism with films like Kesari, Toilet - Ek Prem Katha, Padman and Airlift.

Akshay Kumar reportedly has a Canadian passport, which would make him ineligible to vote in India.

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