Mumbai, April 8 (Calcutta Tube) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar Thursday inaugurated his friend, veteran actor Pankaj Dheer‘s acting academy here. Pankaj and Akshay first met on the sets of ‘Saugandh’ and they bonded well. So far they have done six movies together including ‘Ikke pe Ikka’ and ‘Mr. Bond’.
Talking about his acting school Abbhinnay Acting Academy, Pankaj said: ‘I strongly feel that the need of the hour is to have an acting school that will not only teach the technical aspects, but also make one understand life, people, emotions and relationship.’
‘Exploring the ‘Navras’ is the essence of our teaching. This is what Abbhinnay Acting Academy is all about,’ added the actor, known for playing Karan in the ‘Mahabharat’ serial.
Also present at the occasion were Pankaj’s brother Satluj, Sunita Hariharan, the faculty members and celebrities like Saurabh Shukla, Javed Khan and Mrinal Kulkarni.
Gufi Paintal is the head of the academy.