Nirma Ad Controversy: Netizens Trend #BoycottNirma and Demand An Apology From Akshay Kumar For Mocking Maratha Warriors
Akshay Kumar in Nirma ad (Photo Credits: YouTube)

Akshay Kumar is in a brand new controversy again. The star of Bollywood recently featured in an ad of a detergent named Nirma. The supposed-to-be-funny commercial showed him as a Maratha king, who washed his clothes and made his soldiers do the same after they soiled the clothes on the battlefield. This irked some and a written complaint against him was filed at the Worli police station for allegedly hurting the sentiments of the community. Now, #BoycottNirma is trending on Twitter where the fans are trolling Akshay for the same. Check Out The Written Complaint Against Akshay Kumar Here.

The ad has shows the wives of the King and the warriors mocking them for the dirty clothes, as they return after winning a battle. He says the dialogue, "Maharaj aur uski sena dushman ko dhona jaanti hai, aur apne kapde bhi." They are also later on shown dancing on the song and washing clothes. Here are some tweets found under the hashtag that is trending like wildfire on social media.

Fan Demands Apology

Another Offended Twitter User

Economical Boycott?

Fan Questions The Brand


Some claimed that the Khiladi actor does not anything about the history of Marathas. Others demanded an apology from him as well as the brand of the detergent. Neither the actor nor the officials of the brand have reacted to the controversy yet. On the work front, Akshay Kumar is right now busy with the Rohit Shetty directed the film, Sooryavanshi that also stars Katrina Kaif. What are your thoughts on the ad commercial? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below.