MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar, whose schedule has been hectic as ever for the last couple of months decided to take a much needed break and head to Barbados, with a couple of close friends to catch the T20 cricket series. But he made a quick exit to London where Patiala House is being shot. Kumar, flew to London in a private jet immediately, to shoot for Patiala House since all flights to and fro to London were cancelled due to volcanic ash.
Confirms Kumar’s spokesperson “Yes Akshay did take a private jet since he wanted to reach London on time for the shoot schedule. He has always been a thorough professional”
The star, who is known famously to spare no expense, also booked the best seats in the house – the President’s Suite.
Reveals a source close to the star, “Akshay Kumar flew his friends down in a private charter for a 4 day long all guys vacation where they stayed at a friend’s bungalow on Bridgetown beach. Seated in the most expensive seats in the stadium, they cheered their hearts out at the England v/s Australia final at Barbados and were seen having a riot of a time.”
Kumar, an ardent cricket fan, is currently working on Nikhil Advani’s Patiala House, Farah Khan’s Tees Maar Khan and Anees Bazmee’s Thank You and decided to take time off from his schedule after much coaxing from his friends to catch the matches and celebrate the success of his last release Housefull.