Audiences loved Akshay Kumar's cameo in the movie Dishoom. The
actor, who won everyone's hearts, said that he was proud to play a
gay character finally in his career.
In an interview to DNA, Akshay Kumar said, ''I've been hearing
that I really might be a first among my generation to do such a
role, and you know what, being proud of one's decisions is what
makes your choices infectious... Gay, straight, fat or thin, we are
what we are, and I was proud to play a gay character finally in my
Akshay Kumar further added, ''But the incredible response I've
received from so many people is what makes this so amazing. All I
can say is - thanks for the unconditional love.''
''Honestly, I wasn't afraid even for a second. I was, however,
hoping the world would embrace my character. As for my image, I'm
fully aware I've been a gay icon in India for many years now. If I
can be loved by the gay fraternity why shouldn't I portray one in
good faith for all their love and support over the years? I can
only hope the gay community is as happy as I am to have done
this.'' Akshay said.