By Hindustan Times
Mumbai, Oct. 16 -- Since 1992, he has acted in seven Khiladi films. And now, as Akshay Kumar prepares for his eighth outing with the upcoming Khiladi 786, he is set to take his association with the successful franchise a step forward. The actor is getting the name 'Khiladi' trademarked with the Trade Marks Registry.
"Khiladi has become a brand that Akshay is associated with. And Akshay is very emotional about it. That's why he has decided to apply for a trademark," says an insider. Apparently, his office has already initiated the process with the concerned authorities. "It has been on Akshay's mind for a long time, but due to his back-to-back film schedule, he didn't have time to take it to the next level earlier," adds the insider.
If it gets trademarked, no one will be allowed to use the name Khiladi without his permission. "The idea is to bar its usage for commercial