Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has been named brand ambassador for the Indian state of Uttarakhand. On Monday morning, the actor met with Chief Minister of State Pushkar Singh Dhami at his residence in Dehradun. After the meeting, the CM announced that the actor would work as a state brand ambassador.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, the Chief Minister said, “We made a proposal to him (Akshay Kumar), he accepted it. He will also work as a brand ambassador for Uttarakhand.”
Meanwhile, in 2017, Akshay Kumar was appointed Uttarakhand Brand Ambassador for Swaccata Abhiyan. The actor had not charged any fees for the same and said it was an honor for him to be associated with the campaign.
On the work side, Akshay Kumar will then be seen in the film Bachchan Pandey which hits theaters on March 18. Directed by Farad Samji, the film also stars Kriti Sanon, Arshad Warsi and Jacqueline Fernandez. Akshay will also be seen in Ram Setu, Prithviraj, Ratsasan redo, selfie, Gorkhaand Rakshabandhan.
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