Akshay Kumar slams reports of flying sister and her family during lockdown, says 'contemplating legal action

Akshay Kumar dismissed reports of booking a special chartered flight for his sister's family amid the coronavirus-led lockdown.

Press Trust of India June 01, 2020 11:37:58 IST
Akshay Kumar slams reports of flying sister and her family during lockdown, says 'contemplating legal action

Actor Akshay Kumar on Sunday dismissed reports that he booked a special chartered flight for his sister's family amid the coronavirus-led lockdown and threatened "legal action" against such misinformation.

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There were reports that Akshay booked a flight for Alka Bhatia—"his sister and her two kids, a daughter and a son, and her house help" to Delhi from Mumbai, in which no one else was allowed to travel.

Taking to Twitter, Akshay dubbed the news as "fake" and said his sister hasn't travelled anywhere since the lockdown was announced.

"This news about me booking a charter flight for my sister and her two kids is fake from start to end. She has not travelled anywhere since the lockdown and she has only one child!" the actor wrote rubbishing the reports.

"Contemplating legal action, enough of putting up with false, concocted reports," he added.

His tweet comes a day after the actor debunked rumours about fresh casting for the follow-up of his hit music video Filhall.

"I have heard a lot of fake news during coronavirus pandemic but now fake casting is also happening. #Filhall yeh padhiye #FakeNewsAlert #FakeCastingAlert," he tweeted on Saturday.

On the film front, Akshay is awaiting the release of Sooryavanshi and Laxxmi Bomb</em>. He also has Prithiviraj biopic in pipeline.

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