Joining the list celebrities who visited to this year’s Auto Expo, Bollywood actor and Honda 2 Wheelers’ brand Ambassador, Akshay Kumar today paid a special visit to the brand’s pavilion. Touted to be the ‘asli khiladi’ of Bollywood, his appearance was a pleasant surprise for the audience who swooping in for a glimpse of the actor.
In its official statement Honda 2 Wheelers talks about the similarity between the brand and Akshay, which Mr. Keita Muramatsu – President & CEO, Honda 2 Wheelers India quoted as “the never-ending quest for adventure and the Khiladi attitude.” The actor’s presence was truly special for the brand considering the fact that the motorcycle marque has unveiled its popular adventure tourer Africa Twin for India, and Akhay Kumar has been the proud owner of World’s most iconic adventure motorcycle for years now.
Honda Africa Twin
Akshay who owns a Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin said, “Not many would know, but I have owned the Africa Twin for many years now. When Mr. Muramatsu told me that Honda is bringing my favorite motorcycle Africa Twin in India as well, I could not hide my excitement. I am extremely thrilled that my fans in India will now get an opportunity to experience one of the best motorcycling experiences, one which I personally vouch for.”
Additionally Honda even organised a small quiz contests, offering some lucky winners the opportunity to interact with their favourite superstar – Akshay Kumar on the stage and pose for pictures.
Mr. Muramatsu on the other hand said, “I welcome Akshay into the FUN World of Honda. What makes both Honda and Akshay unique is the never-ending quest for adventure and the Khiladi attitude. Akshay on the saddle of Honda’s iconic Africa Twin, mirrors Honda’s fun motorcycling DNA. A new adventure is now about to begin and Honda invites all the adventurers to join us for the ride of a lifetime with the new Africa Twin.”
Akshay Kumar at Honda Pavilion
To further please the crowd, Honda even organised a special show involving popular animated character ‘Chota Bheem,’ who helped spread this message among kids in his signature enjoyable style. With road safety a priority for Honda, Chhota Bheem educating young minds on road safety with through a special show, thus reinforcing the message to the entire family.