Fans of Akshay Kumar expressed their disappointment upon seeing him in another Vimal advertisement alongside Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, and Soundarya Sharma. In the ad, Shah Rukh and Ajay wait for Akshay outside his house, but he is engrossed in his music.
In an attempt to get his attention, Shah Rukh throws a ball, accidentally hitting Soundarya’s window. When she gets upset, Shah Rukh blames Ajay, who then opens a Vimal product, drawing Akshay’s attention with its aroma.
Akshay Kumar association with Vimal
Fans took to social media, expressing their frustration with Akshay’s participation despite his previous promise not to endorse tobacco products. They questioned his decision and felt let down that he didn’t stick to his word.
Earlier, when Akshay faced criticism for his association with Vimal, he had apologized, stating he wouldn’t endorse tobacco and would donate his entire endorsement fee to a charitable cause. Despite this, fans were disappointed that he still appeared in the ad.
Fans reaction on Akshay Vimal Ad
The reactions on social media were mixed, with some speculating that the product might not be tobacco but flavored betelnut. However, others remained upset, feeling that Akshay didn’t uphold his commitment to his fans. Many expressed their disappointment, urging him to stick to his word in the future.
Influence of celebrities on public perception
This incident highlighted importance of celebrities being mindful of their endorsements and the impact their choices can have on their fans. Fans in this case, expected their favorite actor to remain true to his word and felt let down when he didn’t. The incident served as reminder of the influence celebrities have on public perception and the need for them to make responsible choices when it comes to brand associations.