Kumar was always fond of photography but never really got the time to pursue it. However, on the sets of – Series Patiala House, he and bought a new canon camera and decided to pursue his hobby on the sets of his forthcoming film, Patiala House.
He shot various stills of his co-stars: Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia and Anushka Sharma. The production team decided to retain a few pictures shot by him and use it as a part of the film’s promotions.
Producer Bushan Kumar says, " It was good to see Akshay taking up his hobby. He definitely excels at photography and has shown some good work."
Director Nikhil Advani said, "We all were very surprised about Akshay’s hidden talent. His work just looked like any other professional. It’s good that he is pursuing his hobby."