From learning the technique of how to make a reef knot to navigating a river that is full of crocodiles and drinking the elephant poo tea, the Khiladi of Bollywood, and the real action hero, Akshay Kumar, did it all in the special episode of Into the Wild with the one and only Bear Grylls. The special episode of the wild series was shot in Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve. After spending minutes in the show, Bear Grylls called the episode a classic military-style mission. This article will be providing you with the key takeaways of the special episode shot with the action hero of Bollywood.
Before Akshay became the Khiladi Kumar of Bollywood, he was a regular kid who was born and brought up in Old Delhi by a Punjabi father and a Kashmiri mother. Akshay also revealed that he lived with 24 people in his house and shared how he landed in Thailand to learn the martial arts and became a waiter. Women used to peck him, and that was the best tip he ever got (as a waiter), Akshay shared.
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The actor got candid about how he misses today that part of his life. He says that life is the best life he knows he has lots of money and everything, but that life is something different, and he had so much freedom. That’s changed a little bit now, because of him being a celebrity, and he has to have his security. Nevertheless, this life is great too.
Akshay Kumar called his father, his role model, and on the special episode, he talked about his son Aarav, who is totally different from him. The actor revealed that Aarav just does not want to tell anyone that he is Akshay’s son. He prefers to stay away from the limelight, and wants to have his own identity, and Akshay totally understands it. He lets him the way he wants to and that is what he also miss himself.
Bear Grylls also taught the actor how to make a reef knot and a harness with a rope in the special episode of Into the Wild with Bear Grylls. Though ziplining is not a big deal for Bear, it is a sort of new thing for Akshay, however he managed to cross the river filled with crocodiles successfully.