London/ New Delhi: Akshay Kumar, who went to cheer Indian Women cricket team during India and England clash for the Women’s Cricket World Cup trophy in Lords on Sunday, has apologised for violating the code of conduct for the tricolor.
Akshay was seen waving the Indian flag upside down during the final match, he posted a tweet with the image of him holding the flag upside down. Following which, the actor was trolled on social media.
— Rofl Gandhi (@RoflGandhi_) July 23, 2017
Before you criticize Akshay Kumar for holding the flag upside down & call him anti-national, give him BOD as he is a Canadian & not Indian! pic.twitter.com/fskZYD9VnS
— Gaurav Pandhi (@GauravPandhi) July 24, 2017
Saving screenshot of his tweet before he deletes it. pic.twitter.com/2VOltTXPcU
— Aditya Kulkarni (@AdityaKulkarni3) July 23, 2017
Akshay has now deleted the previous tweet and issued an apology which reads, “Extending my sincerest apology for violating the code of conduct for the tricolor. Didn’t mean to offend anyone,the picture has been removed”
Extending my sincerest apology for violating the code of conduct for the tricolor.Didn't mean to offend anyone,the picture has been removed
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 24, 2017
The ‘Baby’ actor who has given back to back hit movies in his patriotic avatar is currently shooting for Reema Kagti’s sports drama, ‘Gold’ in London.
Despite having honoured citizenship from Canada, Akshay has often been expressive about his love for India. Not only through his films, even in real life, he has often visited base camps of army men and spent time with them.