Akshay Kumar is a perfect family man now, but he once had a reputation of being quite the Casanova, who broke the heart of many a Bollywood actresses.
One can never forget his affair with the leggy lass Shilpa Shetty. Lighting up the screen with Akshay in the smash hit Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Akshay and Shilpa affair was always under media glare..
Shilpa was left nursing a broken heart after Akshay supposedly cheated on her with his now-wife, Twinkle Khanna. Stung by the betrayal, Shilpa bared her heart in an interview in 2000, where she claimed that Akshay had been unfaithful throughout their relationship.
Shilpa Shetty on Twinkle Khanna
“I never imagined that he could two-time me, and that too all along our relationship,” she said. Shilpa maintained that she holds no grudges against Twinkle and said, “No, I’m not at all upset with her. What’s her fault if my man was cheating on me? There is no point blaming any other woman, it was entirely his fault.”
She rued, “Akshay Kumar used me and conveniently dropped me after he found someone else. The only person, I was upset with, was him. But I’m sure he’ll get it all back. It’s not easy to forget the past so soon, but I’m glad I’ve had the strength to move on. Today, he’s a forgotten chapter as far as I’m concerned. I will never work with him again.”
Don’t I Have Reasons To Be Upset?
When asked about her break-up with Akshay Kumar, Shilpa had said, ”Don’t I have reasons to be upset? When you love someone and all along don’t realize that you are being taken for a ride, it can be very annoying.’
On Revealing The Details Months After Her Break-up With Akshay
“I wanted our film to get over and released, so that it wouldn’t come in the way of my producers. I couldn’t harass them just because my personal life was turning into shambles. So, I decided to wait till Dhadkan was done with.”
When Asked, ”Akshay Said She Should Not Make A Tamasha Of Their Relationship”
When Shilpa started opening up about her relationship with Akshay, the actor had given a statement then saying that Shilpa should not make ‘such a tamasha’ of your relationship in public. To which, the actress had replied in her interview saying, “That’s his opinion, not mine. After what he did with me, what else could he say?” Further, Shilpa even gave a suggestion saying, “See, I don’t regret my decision at all. Someone has to let people know about him and warn all the other women to keep off him.”
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