In the last few years, Akki hasn’t really cashed in on his looks, and Kunal wanted to change that. Here’s what B-Town folks had to say about Khiladi Kumar’s new avatar in the promo of the film..
“I have always found Akshay to be a very sporty and good looking. His fitness is unique and like this athletic and sporty way of keeping fit. He is looking very good in our film Desi Boyz.” - Deepika Padukone, Actress
“I love Akshay’s new look in Desi Boyz! My friend Kunal Rawal has designed it and I think Akshay looks spectacularly sexy in that look. I give it two thumbs up!” - Sonam Kapoor, Actress
“In an era when practically everyone has 6-packs, courtesy steroids, Akshay is a huge inspiration for all the youngsters as to what could be really achieved with a healthy lifestyle and natural workouts.” - Shirish Kunder, Producer
“Akshay has always been sexy. He doesn’t have to redefine hotness. Like there was Dharamendra today we have Akshay.” - Farah Khan, Director
“He is very good looking, conventionally handsome and can carry most clothes effortlessly. He looks great in formals casuals and basic stuff.” - Ana Singh, fashion designer
“After Shah Rukh Khan, it is Akshay Kumar who has the second highest fan following in the overseas market because of his hotness quotient. He looks charming and exceptionally hot in Desi Boyz, where he plays a naughty, flamboyant guy. This film is going to bring him back in a very big way.” - Vikas Mohan, Trade analyst
“I have been flooded with messages in my phone inbox and receiving compliments from my friends who have seen the first DB promo.” - Krishika Lulla, Desi Boyz producer