“I was busy with the film promotions all day but my wife has been looking at properties here,” Akshay Kumar was quoted by Gulf News as saying.
The 45-year-old was in town for the promotion of his latest release Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara”.
“Dubai is such a dynamic city. It’s so welcoming that it feels like a second home now. And I have been here so many times so that’s why we decided to purchase a home here,” Akshay Kumar said.
Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty and Sohail Khan already own property in Dubai. Kumar says he wants Dubai inviting as a city.
“There are so many Indians and Pakistanis here, the environment is comforting and it feels like I haven’t even left home. If my family were to shift anywhere, this is the home we would like to move to permanently,” he said.
Producer of Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobaara”, Ekta Kapoor also gave her nod of approval.
“Dubai is an amazing city and I come here for a holiday often. When I holidayed with my mother, we stayed at the Burj Al Arab. She loved it. We didn’t step out but we just hung around the hotel all day,” Ekta Kapoor was quoted by the newspaper as saying.