In an earlier interview with a news portal, Akshay had revealed that the character of Lord Krishna in ‘OMG! OH My God‘ is one of the most challenging roles he has ever played.Did you know that he even quit eatingnon veg while essaying the role of Krishna in the film? Yes, you read that right!
According to reports, Akshay’s mother asked him to quit eating non veg as she is a follower of Lord Krishna. She felt that her son should follow the principles taught by Lord Krishna and that included a vegetarian diet. While normally his mother keeps away from his Bollywood matters. But when Akshay told her about the film and his character, she requested him to stick to greens only. Being a doting son, this was one request Akshay was more than happy to accede to.
Akshay’s mother reportedly told the actor to continue with his vegetarian diet till he completed shooting for the film. Akshay reportedly took his mom’s suggestion seriously and followed it with full dedication.
In the sequel to the satirical comedy, Akshay will be seen donning the garb of Lord Shiva. The film also stars Pankaj Tripathi and Yami Gautam in lead roles. The makers of the film unveiled the teaser of the film and has raised the excitement level amongst his fans.
‘OMG 2‘ will hit the theatres on August 11, 2023 and will be locking horns with Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel starrer ‘Gadar 2’ at the box office.