In a recent interview he gave to a leading website, he was quoted saying that he is glad the tension has come to an end and that he is not crying about it. He says that the show is the best thing ever to have happened to him.
Jhalak.. was a platform to meet Salman Khan, Akshat was quoted saying and that he wouldn't have got a chance to meet the Dabangg star otherwise. His biggest wish post the show is to act with Salman Khan if he gets a chance to do so.
Akshat was quoted by TOI saying, "Accha hai tension gaya. I was working very hard, did my best and I came this far. That was the best thing for me! For me, Jhalak was a platform to not only dance, but to meet Salman Khan. How else would I have met him?"
Akshat's plans post Jhalak.. 7 involves him to get settled in Mumbai and not go back to Kolkata. He plans to join a school here and his parents are already looking for accommodation on rent.
Akshat is also getting offers from many dance reality shows and that he is planning to pursue a career in dance along with his studies in Mumbai.