Didn't produce Chumbak to earn money, says Akshay Kumar!
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar tells that he did not produce the upcoming Marathi film "Chumbak" with the aim to earn money at box office.
He was intermingling with media at the movie's trailer launch along with the movie's actors Swanand Kirkire, Sahil Jadhav, Sangram Desai and director Sandeep Modi lately.
Questioned what encouraged him to associate his name with "Chumbak", Akshay revealed, "I don't want to earn money by producing this film. I do lot of films through which I earn money and this film is not one of them. This film will show you right path. I have seen many films but not every time, I want to associate myself with the film but this film touched my heart."
"The kind of message that this film gives, these are the things what I would like to teach my children. I feel people should pass on this to their children so that they can learn what is right and what is wrong."
About the message given in "Chumbak", Akshay revealed, "I feel parents should take their children to watch this film because it tells you that there are two ways to lead a life, one is right path and another is wrong. In that, you have to choose what path is correct for you and that's what the journey of the characters in this film."
The movie, starring well-known lyricist Kirkire, is a tale of friendship between a 15-year-old table-cleaning-waiter-boy 'Baalu' and his chance encounter with a 45-year-old mentally slow man 'Prasanna' that forces him to make a choice between his dreams and morality.
"Chumbak" is scheduled to release on July 27 in India.