Actor Akshay Kumar, who is known to extend his support to industry colleagues, stepped up for ex-girlfriend Pooja Batra, by attending the screening of her film, Mirror Game, in Mumbai on Sunday evening.
Akshay, who is rumoured to have dated Pooja back in the early 90s, made a surprise visit at the screening of which also stars Pooja. Akshay and Pooka have worked together in the 2003 film ‘Talaash: The Hunt Begins’.
Clad in black track pants and a jacket, Akshay did not hesitate to pose for the shutterbugs along with Pooja.
Akki’s presence at the film screening added some star power to the event and got the photogs excited, as no one was expecting the superstar there.
Although Akshay didn’t stay long enough to watch the film, he gave his best wishes to Pooja and the team of the film, which is directed by Vijit Sharma.
“Akshay’s wife Twinkle was also supposed to join him and be at the screening, but since she had to travel, she could not make it there. Akshay dropped Twinkle at the airport and stopped by at the screening. He didn’t watch the film but was there only for a couple of minutes,” says a source.
Pooja’s film ‘Mirror Games’ revolves around a psychology professor in New Jersey, who is struggling with issues both in his personal and professional life. The role of the professor has been essayed by actor Parvin Dabas. The film is slated to release on June 2.