News|April 8, 2010 2:17 pm

Akshay Turns Cricketer

Akshay kumar who has converted himself from an Actor to a stunt-man will now turn in to a Bowler for his Fillum ‘Patiala House’, Akshay kumar is taking bowling lessons from Paras Mhambrey.

Akshay is playing a character of a cricketer in the fillum, he started taking training even before the shoot had started,the coach of Akshay is currently working for Indian Premier League’s Mumbai Indians team, he has been taking time off to coach Akshay whenever he can.

Akshay is so dedicated actor that even after coming back from back therapy in Germany he wants to continue with the cricket training so that his bowling skills are perfect.

Paras joined Akshay at Malshej Ghat at th shoot of Akshays other fillum Tees Maar Khan, becoasue right after the shoot gets over, the shooting for Patiala House cricket sequences is going to start at Londonhas been training diligently and religiously. His coach Paras Mhambrey even joined him at Malshej Ghat for Farah’s film (‘Tees Maar Khan’). Because right after that our cricket sequences start in London,’ Nikhil Advani, who is directing ‘Patiala House’,

We wil also getto see International cricketers in the movie playing cricket with Akshay the co-ordinator Robert Miller is finalist the finla list of the cricketers.

Advani Said,

“We are looking at international cricketers from all over the world – England, South Africa, Australia, Bangladesh. The fact that the IPL matches are on makes our job easier because Robert can meet and negotiate with a lot of international cricketers while they are here, The film also requires county-level and regional players who will be finalised after Miller fixes on the big-name cricketers, I basically need the cricketers from May 25 to June 5 for the various games that we’ll be shooting in England. So we can work our schedules according to the cricketers’ date diaries,’ said Advani,

I have a real uphill task ahead. And I’ve stopped sleeping with anxiety. But I’ve one expert cricketer on my team already. My leading man Akshay. You’ve to see how well he bowls now.”

Akshay is so happy with his trainer that he has requested Paras to train his son Aarav too.