Amidst ongoing controversy surrounding the alleged reappointment of Akshay Kumar as the brand ambassador for Pan Masala, the actor has taken a stand to dispel these claims. Reports surfaced suggesting that Kumar, along with Shah Rukh Khan and Ajay Devgn, had been part of an advertisement campaign for the pan masala brand Vimal, reigniting a prior wave of criticism from fans. It’s worth noting that Akshay had resigned from his role as Vimal’s brand ambassador last year due to public backlash.
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In response to the widespread news, Akshay Kumar took to social media to set the record straight. He vehemently denied any ongoing association with the pan masala brand, clarifying that the recent ad circulating was filmed in October 2021. He emphasized that all ties with the company were severed and officially announced, but the ad can legally be used until the contract’s expiry next month. Akshay urged everyone to rely on accurate information and assured that his commitment to ending the association with the pan masala company remains intact.This development comes in light of reports from Bollywood Hankama, fueling the ongoing debate regarding Akshay Kumar’s involvement as the ambassador for Pan Masala.