Akshay Kumar apologises for posting pic violating ‘code of conduct for tricolour’
Akshay Kumar apologised and later took down a controversial picture of himself waving the Indian tricolour at Sundays India vs England Women’s World Cup Final.Updated: Jul 24, 2017 12:13 IST
Akshay Kumar apologised for posting a picture of himself cheering the Indian women’s Cricket team at Sunday’s World Cup final, in which he was seen waving the national flag. The actor faced some heat on the social media after it was noticed he was holding the flag wrong.
“Extending my sincerest apology for violating the code of conduct for the tricolor (sic).Didn’t mean to offend anyone,the picture has been removed,” the National Award winner tweeted on Monday.
Extending my sincerest apology for violating the code of conduct for the tricolor.Didn't mean to offend anyone,the picture has been removed— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 24, 2017
The picture in question could no longer be seen on his timeline, but screenshots were doing the rounds online. His fans, however, came to his support.
Respect— Hrithik Roshanᶠᶜ (@HrithikRoshanFB) July 24, 2017
Proud to be your fan sir— Radhe Radhe (@ccsuryawanshi01) July 24, 2017
Here is the correct pic pic.twitter.com/ETcRYmJL4b— Chetan -TEPK 11 AUG (@akshaysMartial) July 24, 2017
The Indian Women’s Cricket team were beaten at the World Cup Final by England, held at Lord’s.
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First Published: Jul 24, 2017 12:13 IST