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Akshay Kumar’s mother reportedly asked him to give up non-veg after being offered OMG.

Akshay Kumar reportedly used to eat non-veg, but after playing Lord Krishna in OMG, the actor decided to give up meat.

Akshay Kumar once revealed that he is playing the role of Lord Krishna in OMG: Oh My God! It was one of her most challenging roles. Before the release of the teaser of its sequel oh my god 2Let’s take a look at an interesting trivia from the original movie. It was reported that Akshay Kumar in OMG: Oh My God! Had given up non-veg after signing.

There were reports that Akshay’s mother had asked him to give up meat as she was a follower of Lord Krishna. “His mother is an ardent follower of Lord Krishna. He feels he must follow the principles taught by God which includes a vegetarian diet,” a source informed at the time.

‘Usually his mother stays away from his Bollywood affairs. But when Akshay told her about the film and her character, she requested him to stick to Hariyali only. Being a doting son, it was a request that Akshay was more than happy to accept,” the source further added.

Akshay’s mother apparently asked the actor to continue with a vegetarian diet till the completion of the film’s shoot. Akshay reportedly took his mother’s suggestion seriously and followed it with utmost dedication.

Now, Akshay is gearing up for the release of OMG 2. The satirical comedy film is a sequel to Akshay’s 2012 hit OMG – Oh My God! The poster, which was unveiled last week, featured Akshay in an avatar of Lord Shiva. OMG 2 will also feature Yami Gautam, Pankaj Tripathi and Arun Govil.

Akshay Kumar’s Lord Shiva avatar in Oh My God 2 has received mixed reactions on social media. While his fans are in awe of Akshay’s look, a section of the internet has warned the Bollywood actor against hurting religious sentiments.