The Story Behind Akshay Kumar & Priyanka Chopra’s Alleged Extramarital Affair

Leela Adwani |Feb 26, 2020

When it comes to affairs that have been the talk of the town for a long time, how can the netizens forget Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra?

The tinsel town has tons of dramas apart from amazing Bollywood films with top-notch performances, breakup and linkup rumors also grab eyeballs. Many couples in B-town have stolen the headlines for their love affairs. The fact is that even today rumors around celebs dating each other are floating on social media. When it comes to affairs that have been the talk of the town for a long time, how can the netizens forget Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra?

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Akshay Kumar And Priyanka Chopra in their film

There was a time when speculations were rife on their linkup and no prize for guessing, when two of the hottest names in Bollywood dating each other, it had cooked up a storm on the Internet. However, what led to the controversies was because they were involved in dating rumors after Akshay engaged twice to Twinkle Khanna.

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Their on-screen chemistry was loved by many

Despite being married and already having a son, Akshay reportedly had an extramarital affair with Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra who won the Miss World pageant in the year 2000. Priyanka made her Bollywood debut in the film Andaaz (2003) where she teamed up with Akki. Words on the street have it that Akki and PeeCee came closer while starring opposite each other on-screen. Their chemistry in the film was undeniable and loved by the audiences. Following the success of the first collaboration, the duo continued to sing more film projects together comprising of Mujhse Shaadi Karogi or Aitraaz and Waqt: The Race Against Time. According to reports, their closeness grew in 2004 on the sets of Aitraaz. Since then rumors around their togetherness started doing the rounds which, of course, went down badly with Akshay Kumar’s wife Twinkle.

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Akshay Kumar was a married man

Reports claimed that while shooting a film in Goa, Twinkle came to the set and locked horns with her husband which then turned out to be an ugly fight. She reportedly fought with Akki in the witness of the entire film crew and also slapped him because of his behavior. After the fight, Kumar too his wife and jointly left the film sets. Rumors were rife that Twinkle made her husband have to promise that he would never collaborate with Priyanka Chopra ever again. In fact, the last time we saw them sharing the screen space in the film Waqt: The Race Against Time in 2005 and until now, they haven’t collaborated in any project again.

Many years later, in 2014, the Quantico star was told that the Rowdy Rathore actor wants to team up with her again. To this, Priyanka’s response left many stunned as she said that she does not think that was what Akshay said. Elaborating further, she also stated that she isn't the type of person who wonders whom she will be collaborating with. She picks the films due to their scripts instead.

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Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna at event

Meanwhile, in an interaction with media, Akshay also opened up on not working with PC. He said Priyanka and him have worked with each other in five films and it’s not like he doesn’t want to collaborate with her as if there is any chance, he is bound to team up with Priyanka.

He said,

Akshay Kumar And Priyanka

In 2018, Priyanka Chopra tied the knot with American singer Nick Jonas who is ten years older than her. Their wedding was taking the media by storm both internationally and nationally and it took place as per Christian and Hindi functions at Umaid Bhawan Palace. Most of her time now is in the US with her husband and it stands to the reason behind her absence at many Bollywood films recently.

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Priyanka and her husband Nick

Akshay Kumar, on the other hand, still proves him a megastar of the Hindi film industry with back-to-back hits in 2019. He will have a busy year ahead with a slate of interesting films coming up.

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