Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has a namesake actor

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Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has a namesake in East London who is also incidentally in the same profession, and Internet is highly confused.

It all started with the upcoming Hollywood film, "Inside Man: Most Wanted", recently announcing its release date as September 24. Among the film's cast of an assortment of American actors, was Akshay Kumar, and that's where the problem arose.

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If you do a Google search on the film, the picture that comes up with the name 'Akshay Kumar' is one of the "Mission Mangal" hero.

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However, you would get the real picture if you search the film on IMDB.

According to IMDB, the international actor Akshay, who is part of "Inside Man: Most Wanted", was born and raised in East London. His first exposure happened at the age of 11 as a result of his mother's concerns over his 'painfully shy' nature, and so enrolled him in classes at a local stage school.

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Akshay was first was cast as Don John in "Much Ado About Nothing", as part of the Shakespeare Schools' Festival.

His first Hollywood assignment was in a small role in the 2017 movie "Unlocked" starring Noomi Rapace and Orlando Bloom.

Akshay's new film "Inside Man: Most Wanted" is directed by MJ Bassett. The film revolves around a NYPD hostage negotiator who teams up with a federal agent to rescue dozens of tourists held hostage during a 10-hour siege at the US Federal Reserve.

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