Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia a.k.a Akshay Kumar was born in Amritsar, Punjab on November 9th, 1967. He is nicknamed Akki and Mac.

He learnt martial arts in Hong Kong and has also worked as a waiter in Bangkok. While he was teaching martial arts, one of his students suggested him to go for modelling. Subsequently, he joined Bollywood with the movie “Saugandh” in 1991. He is known to perform his own stunts and is famous for his Khiladi movies-Khiladi(1992) with Ayesha Jhulka, “Main Khiladi Tu Anadi”(1994) with Saif Ali Khan, “Mr. and Mrs Khiladi”(1997) with Juhi Chawla and “Khiladi 420” in 2000. He has also done family dramas like “Dhadkan” in 2001 with Shilpa Shetty and Suniel Shetty, Waqt(2005) with Amitabh Bachchan. Of late, he is known for his comedy movies like “Hera Pheri” in 2000 with Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty, Garam Masala(2005) with John Abraham and “Phir Hera Pheri” and “Mujhse Shaadi Karogi” in 2004 with Priyanka Chopra and Salman Khan. His last released movie was “Tees Maar Khan” (2010), directed by Farah Khan. He won the Best Villain award for “Ajnabee” in 2001, co-starring Bobby Deol.

Akshay has been linked with most of his heroines, namely Pooja Batra, Raveena Tandon, Rekha and Shilpa Shetty, before tying the knot with Twinkle Khanna in 2001. He has a son, Aarav, who was born in 2002.

From being a waiter to a Bollywood star, Akshay Kumar has come a long way. Today, Akshay Kumar is considered to be one of the most dependable stars of Bollywood.

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Birthday Special: Akshay Kumar and link-ups

Akshay Kumar, one of Bollywood’s most successful actors, celebrates his birthday on 9th September. The superstar who has earned several nick names such as ‘Khiladi’ and ‘Indian Jackie Chan’ was born as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia in Amritsar, Punjab. From the start of his career in the early 199 ... read more

Akshay Kumar misses daughter Nitara a lot

Bollywood stunt hero Akshay Kumar who is shooting for his new TV show, ‘Dare to Dance’ in Cape Town, South Africa misses her daughter Nitara so much that he very often flew down to India just to be with his daughter who is just two-years old. The darling daughter of Akshay gave the actor ... read more

Akshay Kumar gears up for ‘Dare 2 Dance’

As if getting divas to perform stunts in ‘Khatron ke Khiladi’ wasn’t enough for Bollywood’s daredevil Akshay Kumar, he is now all set to find trained and famed dancers who will give many stunt-based performances to survive on the dance floor. ‘Dare 2 Dance’, as the show is called, has been ... read more

Nimrat Kaur to play Akshay’s wife in ‘Airlift’

The ‘Lunchbox’ actress Nimrat Kaur will play action hero Akshay Kumar’s wife in his new film, titled, ‘Airlift’. Nimrat was recently in news for grabbing a meaty role in ‘Homeland’ series. The film is based on the real life incident. It is the story of the biggest human evacuation process that wi ... read more

Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra in Kjo’s ‘Brothers’

For the first time the Khiladi of Bollywood Akshay Kumar and filmmaker Karan Johar teamed up for a project tentatively named, ‘Brothers’. The film will see Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra playing brothers. The film will hit the theatres on Gandhi Jayanti, 2015. Filmmaker Karan Johar announced ... read more

First Look: Akshay Kumar in action avatar in ‘Baby’

The first look of Akshay Kumar starrer, ‘Baby’ was released today and the poster shows Akshay Kumar’s face covering the poster and in the below of the poster, it shows him chasing a man. The poster has got a tough look of Akki wearing a baseball cap. ‘Baby’ brings together Akshay Kum ... read more

Akshay takes up Ice Bucket Challenge, challenges Salman

Thanks to the immense reaching power of social media, the Ice Bucket Challenge (sometimes, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge) has become the latest pop culture phenomenon. It is a simple activity in which you have to pour a bucket of ice water over your head or else donate money to ALS Association in the ... read more

Read: ‘Eid Mubarak’ tweets Bollywood celebrities

Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to wish peace, love and prosperity to their dear ones on the auspicious occasion of Eid. Here's what they tweeted: Amitabh Bachchan: Eid Mubarak... peace harmony and happiness for all... Shah Rukh Khan: What a beautiful rain kissed da ... read more

Akshay Kumar makes TV debut

It seems that the stars of the big screen are getting more interested in the small screen these days. After Amitabh Bachchan, it is time for top Bollywood star Akshay Kumar to get involved in a TV fiction series. However, Akshay will not be a part of it as an actor but a producer.  The super ... read more