Actor Akshay Kumar has apologised to fans and well-wishers on Twitter and Instagram after being trolled on social media for his endorsement of a pan masala brand Vimal Elaichi.
The post said that the reaction has deeply affected him and hence will not endorse any tobacco brands. The actor also has said that he has decided to contribute the entire endorsement fee to a worthy cause. He promised to be mindful in making his future choices.
Ever since the ad went on air, memes and trolls flooded the social media platforms as the actor had few years back made a statement against endorsing tobacco brands and now had gone for it. He has also been the face of the government’s anti-smoking and Swachch Bharat campaigns.