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'I'd pass on the crown': Akshay Kumar after watching Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Bala'


Published on: November 11, 2019 | Updated on: November 11, 2019

Akshay Kumar and Ayushmann Khurrana in 'Housefull 4' and 'Bala' respectively.

New Delhi: Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam and Bhumi Pednekar starrer Bala hit the theatres on November 8 and seems to unstoppable! Meanwhile, another 'Bala' of Bollywood Akshay Kumar has passed on the "crown" to Ayushmann declaring him the winner!

Akshay, who has essayed the role of Bala in his recenty released 'Housefull 4', shared on Twitter that he is heading to watch Ayushmann's latest comedy film.

The 'Article 15' actor took no time in calling and hailing the 'PadMan' star as the "real king."

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"Akshay paaji thanks for being an inspiration. Hail the real king #Bala thank you!," Ayushmann had tweeted.

Akshay was utterly impressed after watching the film and wrote, "Just finished watching the film and with all due respect I'd want to pass on the crown. You guys have a winner!"

"Aapka dil bahut bada hai paaji. Tabhi aap itne bade Superstar ho. Thank you!" the 'Vicky Donor' star replied to Akshay's tweet.

Ayushmann starrer 'Bala' opened in theatres last Friday minted over 43.95 crores in its opening weekend. The positive word of mouth and spectacular reviews have done wonders for the film.

Based on premature balding, the feature also stars Yami Gautam and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles.

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While Ayushmann is seen playing the role of a guy who suffers from premature balding, Bhumi is playing the role of a dark-skinned girl and Yami is portraying the role of a model and local model and a TikTok star.

The film is directed by Amar Kaushik and produced by Dinesh Vijan. The film has become the highest opening weekend for Vijan’s Maddock Films Productions.