Last year, he was on the Colors' show as part of the promotions of his film Jumbo. He even co-hosted the event along with Shilpa Shetty, and had announced the winner. This time Akshay will be go inside the house and interact with the participants to promote his upcoming film, Blue.
Says a source close to the actor, "Akshay is looking forward to especially meeting Vindoo as they are friends." On Friday, the actor will arrive on a chopper, provided by the Blue producers Shree Ashtavinayak, and drop into the house from the sky.
He will spend a couple of hours with the inmates and talk to them about the stunts he has performed in Blue. He will also have lunch with the contestants. When he emerges out, he will have a brief chat with the host and talk about his experience of being locked up and under surveillance."
A channel spokesperson confirms that Akshay will be going to the Big Boss house on Friday and his entry will be shown on Saturday, October 17 but adds, "We cannot reveal whether Akshay will be going inside the house or not. All we can say is that Akshay Kumar is going to visit Big Boss."