The actor also talks about why Bollywood films are not working.
Akshay Kumar at HTLS 2022
On Saturday evening, during Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022, Akshay Kumar shared the stage with Ram Charan and spoke about his vision to work in films as well as why the third part of one of his biggest franchises is not on the cards for him. Talking about why he backed out from Hera Pheri 3, the actor got teary-eyed and said sorry to his fans as well.
When asked to clarify all the news about why he is not doing Hera Pheri 3, the Bollywood superstar shared, "Hera Pheri has been a part of me. Like a lot of people, I have some really good memories. I also get sad that the much-awaited third part hasn't been made for all these years. As I said earlier, we have to dismantle things and have to start thinking in different ways."
"The film was offered to me. I was told about it, but the script, the screenplay, I was not happy with it. Just not say it but I have to do what people want to see and that's why I backed out. I took a step behind. For me, it's a part of my life, my journey and I am really sad for not doing it because I am really unhappy with the way things have shaped up."
Recently, a lot of Akshay fans took to Twitter and shared a slogan that says, "No raju no hear pheri."
Talking about the same the actor got all teary-eyed and said, "I am as much hurt as my audiences are. I know, my fans love me but I apologise to them that I won't be doing Here Pheri 3."
Moving on, Khiladi Kumar also shared his thoughts on why most of the Bollywood films didn't work this year. Akshay told the portal that the audience needs something new and larger than life now.
He further gave examples of Hollywood filmmakers and how they are giving the audience what they want such as MCU films.
"However, as much as I want to give my audience what they want, I would like them to come to theatres for all kinds of cinemas and not just with the huge VFX," he added.