Superstars no longer rule box office: Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar feels that the era of films riding on popularity of big stars is gone
“It is not that if a name of a big star is attached to a movie it will automatically become hit. Only good films do well. If the script, the content is good then film works. Films of even big actors don’t work at box office sometimes.”
“Gone are the days when films of superstars did well or ruled the box office all the time,” Akshay said in an interview.
The 46-year-old also said he does not believe in categorization of actors.
“It’s all about script and whoever is part of the film and does a good job (acts well). At the end of the day it’s the script that matters. No artist is small today. I don’t consider anyone small,” he said.
Akshay would be seen next in Anthony D’souza’s ‘Boss’, which is the remake of Malayalam movie ‘Pokkiri Raja’.
“When I saw the movie I loved it. The film has entertainment, comedy and 12 sequences of hardcore action. It is the story of two brothers and father, which is the prime reason for me to do the story. I shared great rapport with my father and that’s why I made films like ‘Waqt’, ‘Ek Rishta’, ‘Janwaar’. This is my fourth film in this space,” the actor said.
About his bonding with son Aarav, Akshay said, “We share a very good bond. He likes all my films. A son likes all his father’s films, for him his father is a Superman. He likes action films.”