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.

All About Akshay Kumar

‘Airlift’ crosses 100 crore mark at the box-office

Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur starrer ‘Airlift’ is the first film of the year to have cross 100 crore mark. Opened with mixed reviews, ‘Airlift’ was highly liked by the audience. The positive work of mouth has done wonder for the film. “Airlift is now in the Rs.100 crore club with its box ... read more

Intolerance Row: Akshay Kumar lashes out at Aamir Khan

Action hero Akshay Kumar slams perfectionist Aamir Khan for his ‘intolerance’ remark which the perfectionist has made months back during an interview. Aamir Khan has faced the wrath of many celebrities over his remark of ‘Intolerance’ India and leaving India. During ‘Intolerance’ debate, ... read more

Salman Khan beats Akshay Kumar as highest tax payer

By paying 20 crore in advance for the fiscal year, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan overtook Akshay Kumar as the highest tax payer. Salman has shelled out Rs 20 crore as advance tax, while Akshay paid a tax of Rs 16 crore in 2015. Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ was last year biggest hit ... read more

Akshay Kumar’s ‘Airlift’ mints in Rs 42.36 cr on day 2

The box-office collection of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Airlift’ is soaring with every passing day. The movie has not only received positive reviews from critics but audience is also showering huge love on the film. The film earned Rs 12 crore on the opening day and it minted Rs 14.60 crore on day 2. ... read more

Box-office: Akshay Kumar’s ‘Airlift’ starts off with a bang

Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur starrer ‘Airlift’ not only opened with good reviews but also performed exceptionally well at the box-office. The film starts off with a bang and showed an impressive opening day collection. The film registered opening day occupancy of 65%. The film has not only ... read more

‘Airlift’ earns Rs 44.30 crore in the opening weekend

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Airlift’ released last Friday is doing an impressive business at the box-office. The film is not only making good amount at the domestic box-office but also doing impressive business overseas. ‘Airlift’ based on world’s largest evacuation made a total of Rs 44.30 crore in th ... read more

Akshay Kumar poses with newlyweds Asin, Rahul

Asin, 30, tied the knot with Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma, 40, in a private ceremony in New Delhi on Tuesday. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who played matchmaker, was present at the wedding. Asin and Rahul at first wedde ... read more

Akshay watches ‘Airlift’ with wife Twinkle, son Aarav

Akshay Kumar’s much awaited flick, ‘Airlift’ releases today and the action hero hosted a special screening of the film for his family and friends. Twinkle Khanna was spotted at her hubby’s film screening with their son Aarav. Anupam Kher was also clicked. Dimple Kapadia drove Akshay’s mot ... read more