New Delhi [India]: Superstar Akshay Kumar who has constantly been fastidious about paying his taxes turned into reportedly honoured these days via the Income Tax department as the country’s “highest taxpayer”.
When asked Akshay said: “Ji mujhe kaha to yehi gaya hai (about being the highest taxpayer). I am really honoured. It feels great that the Income Tax department recognises the whole thing and gives credit to people. Also, It’s good that when you earn, you give it back to the country.” “It’s one of the best feelings,” the elated ‘Khiladi’ actor said.
Reportedly, in 2015 and 2019, Kumar changed into the Forbes listing of maximum-paid entertainers within the world, rating 52nd with profits of USD 48.5 million (Rs 386 crore approx). Apart from films, a first-rate source of his income also comes from logo endorsements.
After reports surfaced that Akshay Kumar become felicitated by means of the Income Tax department, his fanatics hailed the actor as a “responsible citizen.”
“According to haters, some journalists, fans of other actors he is not a Global superstar, he is Canadian and many more things but still he is paying highest income tax than rest of the industry from last 5 years. My superstar,” a Twitter user wrote.
Meanwhile, at the work the front, Akshay can be seen sharing display screen space with Bhumi Pednekar in ‘Raksha Bandhan’, which is scheduled to release on August 11. To observe, ‘Raksha Bandhan’ marks Akshay’s 2d collaboration with Bhumi after their 2017 launch ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’.
Directed by Aanand L Rai and written by using Himanshu Sharma and Kanika Dhillon, the film is produced by Colour Yellow Productions, Zee Studios, and Alka Hiranandani in affiliation with Cape Of Good Films.
Apart from Akshay and Bhumi, ‘Raksha Bandhan’ additionally stars Sahejmeen Kaur, Deepika Khanna, Sadia Khateeb and Smrithi Srikanth who might be visible as Khiladi Kumar’s sisters.
The film was shot in Delhi last year.