While Akshay Kumar is known to experiment with the roles he plays and the genre of films he does, he is not one to experiment with his look. Barring his upcoming film 2.0, where he plays a negative role, or playing a Sardar in Singh is Kinng and its sequel, Akshay hasn’t experimented much. So when the Padman actor stepped out in public with hair shaven off his head, fans were left wondering. Also Read - Laxmmi Bomb Gets a Release Date on OTT Platform, Akshay Kumar Shares Details of Where And When to Watch
Though he looked hot as ever in the new look, there were ample speculations about the reason behind it. Numerous reports suggested that the actor is planning to under go a hair weaving or hair transplant job. After wrapping Gold, the actor was supposed to leave for South Africa with wife Twinkle, for their annual family holiday and this again was seen as an opportunity to stay away from media glare while getting the job done. ALSO READ: What Does Twinkle Khanna Have To Say About The Deepika Padukone’s Padmaavat and Akshay Kumar’s PadMan Clash? Also Read - Akshay Kumar's New Poster: Bell Bottom Makers Unveil Actor's New Look on His Birthday
But while speculations were running wild, the actor chose the national television to share the real reason behind his decision to go bald. Akshay was present on a TV show, The Drama Company, where he went to promote his January 25, 2018 release, Padman. While there, he was asked why he has shaved his hair off and he explained that it was a look he had to take on for his next film. Also Read - What to Watch on Akshay Kumar’s Birthday? Check His Movies on Netflix, Disney +Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5
The actor is shooting for Kesari, the ambitious film based on the historical battle of Sargarhi. Akshay plays Havaldar Ishar Singh in the film and is supposed to wear a turban throughout. We have already seen the first look of the film recently. To get the look right and to make it just a little convenient to sport a huge huge turban without any discomfort or feeling hot, he decided to go bald.