Akshay Kumar Reveals Why IPS Vishwas Nangare Patil Was The Inspiration Behind His Character In Sooryavanshi
Akshay Kumar Speaks About The Inspiring Real-Life Cop Behind His Character In Sooryavanshi(Pic Credit: Sooryavanshi Poster, Facebook/Vishwas Nangare Patil)

Actor Akshay Kumar has lately been celebrating the success of his film Sooryavanshi, which has been creating a huge impact on the box office. According to a recent report, the actor took inspiration from a real-life police officer who has worked in Mumbai Police for years now. He openly admitted that Vishwas Nangare Patil was the role model for his character in the movie.

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For the unversed, Sooryavanshi is an action-drama film that hit the theatres on November 5, 2021, and instantly received a positive response from the audience. The film is based on the life of DCP Veer Sooryavanshi, who works in the Anti-Terrorism Squad in India. It has been directed by Rohit Shetty and starred popular actors like Katrina Kaif, Ajay Devgn, and Ranveer Singh in key roles.

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According to a report by Hindustan Times, Akshay Kumar recently shed some light on the inspiration behind this role. He spoke about IPS officer Vishwas Nangare Patil who is well-known for his contributions during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. The actor spoke highly of the officer’s fit body and erect posture, which left a strong impression on him.

Speaking about Patilji, he said, “I don’t have an iota of hesitation in saying that Vishwas Nangare Patilji has been my inspiration for playing a cop in the film. I have known him for years, and it impresses me to no end to see an IPS officer, who is so upright and on-point.”

Akshay Kumar also further added, “He is tough on the exterior and all heart inside, because he does so many good deeds as a part of his duty. He led a team of frontline workers during the recent Covid-19 crisis. Also, he is extremely fit and works hard on his health. Who else did I need as a role model for my character as a police officer in the film?”.

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