Actor Akshay Kumar has been celebrating the success of his film Sooryavanshi lately, which has made a huge impact at the box office. According to a recent report, the actor was inspired by a real-life police officer who has worked in the Mumbai police for years. He openly admitted that Vishwas Nangare Patil was the role model for his character in the film.
For the unspoken, Sooryavanshi is an action drama film that hit theaters on November 5, 2021 and instantly received a positive response from the audience. The film is based on the life of DCP Veer Sooryavanshi, who works in the Anti-Terror Squad in India. It has been directed by Rohit Shetty and starred popular actors such as Katrina Kaif, Ajay Devgn, and Ranveer Singh in key roles.
According to a Hindustan Times report, Akshay Kumar recently shed some light on the inspiration behind this role. He spoke about IPS officer Vishwas Nangare Patil, known for his contributions during the 11/26 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. The actor praised the officer’s fit body and upright posture, which left a strong impression on him.
Speaking of Patilji, he said: “I have no hesitation in saying that Vishwas Nangare Patilji has been my inspiration to play a policeman in the film. I have known him for years, and I am very impressed to see an IPS officer, who is so upright and punctual ”.
Akshay Kumar also added: “He is tough on the outside and all-hearted on the inside, because he does a lot of good deeds as part of his duty. He led a team of front-line workers during the recent Covid-19 crisis. In addition, he is very fit and works hard for his health. Who else did I need as a role model for my cop character in the movie? ”.
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