It was time to change focus, get intense: Akshay Kumar

By Ruchika Kher

Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Akshay Kumar is in the mood for intense and dramatic roles and will be seen as a Sikh guy trapped in the patriarchal family system in "Patiala House". He says he accepted the offer as it was completely opposite to his real life story and also because he is keen to change his funny guy image.

"It was a conscious decision to do a serious role because it's been three years since I've done something like this. The last was 'Namastey London'. I've been away from it for quite sometime now and was concentrating on comedy. So I thought of changing focus a