Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has filed a defamation case against a YouTuber who made fake videos on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case. The Youtuber named Rashid Siddiqui had alleged in his video that Akshay Kumar helped prime accused Rhea Chakraborty escape to Canada and also had secret talks with Uddhav and Aaditya about SSR’s death. He also claimed that Akshay was unhappy with Sushant bagging the film MS Dhoni: The Untold Story that turned out to be a super hit.
Rashid is a 25-year-old is a civil engineer from Bihar. He earned over Rs 15 lakh in four months for his content on the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. Akshay Kumar has filed a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against him. The YouTuber was earlier arrested by the police for spreading fake news and dragging the name of Maharashtra’s CM Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray’s name in the case.
On the work front, Akshay Kumar was last seen in film ‘Laxmii’ which received negative reviews from critics and fans. His action film ‘Sooryavanshi’ is waiting for theatrical release while ‘Bell Bottom’ is in the post-production stage.