He is ruling the box office with almost all of his movies getting into the 100 crore club and ruling hearts by doing films that give a message to people and make them really introspect. In a very subtle way, his films like ‘Pad Man’, or ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ are changing people’s mindset and age old societal norms. He is the only ‘Kumar’ in the industry who has been awarded a ‘Padma Shri’. Akshay Kumar, while in a free-flowing conversation with Harsha Prerna, gave us insight about how he maintains his drool-worthy physique, his upcoming projects and a lot of tech trivia, obviously!
Exhibit: We all know your hard line disciplines, in fact, we were waiting for a 6 A.M. call time, & fortunately you gave us an extra 2 hours of sleep. What keeps you going every morning without hitting the snooze button?
Akshay: In all honesty, I don’t even have an alarm clock. I tell myself what time I need to wake up, I trust my instincts to the point that a Snooze Button has never existed in my life. Don’t ask me how?! I always thought it was because I look forward to the day that’s why I’ve always been so eager to start it. I sleep, as much as I need it, kinda slows me down, there are so many tracks running through my head, I like to get up early so I can sort out everything that means something to me.
Exhibit: In your fitness regime, does fitness tracker or any other tech have a role to play?
Akshay: Fortunately, enough for me, I like it old school, a blackboard full of reps & exercises, & a bit of chalk to tick them off along the way. I don’t want to be on my phone any more than I already am, I still want to be normal despite how much or how far technology has taken us. “Simple is as Simple does”.
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