By Ella Makondo
53 years old Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar has disclosed that he drinks cow urine daily, saying it cures various kinds of diseases including Coronavirus.
Kumar stated this on a social media live chat posted on Thursday.
The movie star is one among the growing number of Indians who believe in the medicinal benefits of cow urine , hence his contribution to the research into waste products.
Kumar, a staunch supporter of Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, which has earmarked millions of dollars for research into products using bovine waste believes that it can cure diseases like diabetes and cancer.
Although , there is no scientific evidence of any medicinal benefits, but several politicians from Modi’s right-wing ruling party have advocated using the dung and urine to cure the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bollywood star who owns a private jet is also on a British television adventous show “Bear Grylls” in which they drink tea made from elephant dung in an Indian tiger reserve.
“I was too excited to be worried. I have cow urine because of ayurvedic reasons every day, so that was okay,” Kumar said.