Akshay Kumar: I like scripts about solutions, not problems

BOLLYWOOD star Akshay Kumar, whose latest films offer entertainment with a message, said he gets many
scripts on the country’s issues, but he is more interested in the solutions to those problems — an approach he feels the media needs to take too for the betterment of the country.

“I’m the kind of person who doesn’t like to talk about problems. I prefer to talk about solutions than problems. I like solutions. I made a film like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and in that, we showed that it is necessary to have sanitation facility for the women of the family. Then, I made Pad Man and in that also, I talked about solution.

“I get many scripts which talk about different problems but I don’t like those scripts which only talk about
problem. I’m more interested in solution of problems,” Akshay said. Akshay said when he watches news channels, they always show different kind of problems in India.

“I wish in my life, someone would run a channel which continuously talks about solutions in every field
because that’s what we require in our country — solution and not problems,” he asserted. Akshay also hinted
at making a film on a farmer’s life. Asked what kind of a movie would he like to make which will give a solution
to the masses, he said: “I am looking for nice subject which I can make and talk about a solution through it.

“When I was interacting with one of the rural achievers, I loved his concept of planting 111 trees whenever
a girl is born in a village. I think if we can implement this concept in the entire country, then there will be
no problem of lack of rain, increasing pollution and decreasing number of girl child.”