Over the years, Akshay Kumar has shown tremendous improvement in acting skills. While the superstar was always known for pulling off some jaw-dropping stunts, he was always tagged as an average actor. But with each passing film, his graph kept on growing and at the present time, he is one of the most celebrated actors. Today, we’ll be going down a memory lane when legend Al Pacino praised Akshay Kumar.
It was during 2013 when Akshay Kumar’s Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara! was geared up for release. As the report In Hindustan Times, Hollywood legend Al Pacino was left impressed with the trailer, especially Akshay Kumar’s act of a stylish villain. A source close to the film quoted, “Pacino and Barry were talking about the changing scenario of gangster films when Barry mentioned Bollywood’s OUATIMD. Pacino has seen its theatrical trailer, and was extremely impressed.”
The business of Pacino, Navidi conveyed the message to Akshay Kumar, “The promo of the Indian gangster film brought some fond memories back from my Godfather days.”
Further, Akki to reacted to the praises of legend by quoting, “A touch of appreciation is always held dearly in an actor’s heart, even if it’s from the simplest of people like our dear spot boys. But to have your work spoken of so kindly by the world’s most admired gangster Al Pacino himself – I had goosebumps thinking about him watching the promo! I was humbled, not only as an actor but as a fan of his legendary work. I pray he enjoys the final piece as much as he enjoyed the promo.”