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Akshay Kumar is a force to reckon with, he is great onscreen and amazing in real life as well. He is noted for socially aware films; hence the actor has been awarded with Social influencer at Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year.
The celebrities of any film industry have a responsibility beyond just entertaining the masses. They have a responsibility as an influencer, of spreading awareness about relevant issues and providing a helping hand to solve those issues. And one actor from the Indian film industry who knows his responsibility well is Akshay Kumar.
After delivering films such as PadMan and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, the actor was awarded as the Social influencer at Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Renowned to be the most prestigious title in Maharashtra State, this award honours top performers from all walks of life and is a celebration of those who shape the destiny of this great state and make it proud, a source of inspiration for the Maharashtrians of tomorrow.
The event that took place at the NSCI Dome, witnessed an august gathering of the best personalities in Maharashtra and an audience of over 3000 people.
The Lokmat Maharashtra Awards were also attended by Hon CM Devendra Fadnavis, superstar Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kapil Sibal Former Union Minister, Piyush Goyal Minister of Railways & Coal, Ravi Shastri Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team among others.
On the work front, Akshay Kumar will be next seen in Reema Kagti’s Gold. The movie is about the first Indian hockey team to win the gold medal at the Olympics, after we got independence. The movie is produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under their banner, Excel Entertainment.