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Akshay Kumar may be forced to lose weight before production can go ahead on his new film. The actor will be playing an army captain in the Hindi remake of Thuppakki. A source told Bollywood Hungama: "Director Murugadoss was keen on starting [production] in the Christmas week. And Akshay was happy to oblige. "The only problem is, he has two weeks to lose at least 5kg, and some more later to play an army captain at least 12 years junior to Akshay's biological age. "Akshay is one of the fittest heroes in (more) »

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