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Akshay Kumar meets Farokh Engineer at India-Pak match in Birmingham

New Delhi, June 26: During his recent visit to Birmingham to watch the India-Pakistan match and promote his forthcoming ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara', Akshay Kumar came face-to-face with former Team India cricketer

PTI [ Updated: June 26, 2013 17:02 IST ]
akshay kumar meets farokh engineer at india pak match in
akshay kumar meets farokh engineer at india pak match in birmingham

New Delhi, June 26: During his recent visit to Birmingham to watch the India-Pakistan match and promote his forthcoming ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara', Akshay Kumar came face-to-face with former Team India cricketer Farokh Engineer who was extremely happy to meet him.


 

Farokh Engineer is a former Indian cricketer of Parsi background who played 46 Tests for India and played first-class cricket for Mumbai in India and Lancashire in England.

Engineer's active international career started in 1961 and continued till1975. He was India's first-choice wicket-keeper for most of that period. He was also a highly useful, stylish and very aggressive batsman.

While the rains played spoilsport at Edgbaston, Akshay and Farokh got into a conversation about fitness and Bollywood, which included a discussion on ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara', which releases worldwide on August 15.  

Says Akshay, “It was great meeting a stalwart cricketer like Farokh Engineer at the match. We had a great conversation about my forthcoming film and the fact that we were in the same school (Don Bosco).”

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