Akshay Kumar tweeted: "Met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and got the opportunity to tell him about my upcoming 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha.' His smile at just the title made my day"
Filmmaker Priyadarshan, who chaired the jury of the 64th National Film Awards, was criticized for choosing Akshay Kumar as Best Actor for his work in 2016 movie Rustom
National Awards 2017: Akshay Kumar receives his first National Award for Best Actor, Sonam Kapoor receives a Special Mention. Akshay is being awarded for his performance as a naval officer in the dock for murder in 2016 film Rustom
Akshay Kumar, who recently won the National Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom, said that for the first ten years of his career he was only considered for action movies because of his stunts