Great Step! Akshay Kumar wants insurance for stuntmen in Bollywood :- Actor Akshay Kumar had a struggling life in past but through all the obstacles the star is shining and still spell bounding fans with his magic. The star who is also known as the action hero in Bollywood as he is a black belt in Taekwondo and a superb martial artist. He always does all the stunts himself.
Akshay championed the cause of stuntmen in the film industry. And the sudden death of international stunt coordinator Scott Cosgrove, with whom Akshay was supposed to work within his next film, has affected the actor greatly. In fact, the star had penned an open letter campaigning for an award category for stuntpersons.
Now he claims that there is no insurance for stuntman in the Hindi film industry and he wants that to change. He raised his voice for all the stuntman in the Bollywood as there is no safety for them. Now finally we have ambulance and doctors on the sets for the stuntman and the cast and crew.
However, it’s surprising that there is no insurance for stuntman in Bollywood, so we are all trying to get an insurance done for the stuntman.
He feels, stuntman who put their lives at risk for the actors and for the film don’t even have as much as a category in any award function. There is an award for those who create the background music, but these guys who are breathing thrill in the film are probably the most neglected. They are the real champs.
Meanwhile, Akshay is busy promoting his next, a comedy film Housefull 3.
The third part of the Housefull privilege is directed by Sajid-Farhad while the earlier two films were directed by Sajid Khan. The film also features Riteish Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri and Lisa Haydon. It will release on June 3.