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Akshay Kumar Tests Covid Positive, To Skip Cannes



Akshay Kumar

Things are not going well for Akshay Kumar. After the  unexpected  fiasco that  was  Bachchan Pandey, the trailer  of his  next  release  Prithiviraj, the first historical of his career, has been received with hoots of protest  by even his  ardent fans.

Now  just when Twinkle Khanna was packing his  bags for Cannes and  briefing her husband on the  ‘s’ being  silent , Akshay has finally caught the Covid. Or rather the Covid has  caught up with him. Now the India Pavilion at Cannes would have to make do without Akshay, while Madhavan and  Nawazuddin Siddiqui would  happily  hog the  limelight,

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a frequently flier to Cannes. He  still remembers how awkward he felt the first time he went to Cannes with Gangs Of  Wasseypur. When he attended Cannes the first time he simply wore a suit stitched by a local tailor.Now of course Nawaz wears an international brand. He was in Cannes 2018 with  Nandita Das’s Manto  and  prior to that there was Geetu  Mohandas’ underrated  Liar’s Dice .In  2013 Nawazuddin had  four  of his films at Cannes: Gangs Of Wasseypur, Monsoon Shootout, Lunchbox and Bombay Talkies.

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