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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Sunny Leone to play cameo in Akshay Kumar's 'Singh Is Bling'

Indo-Canadian porn star turned Bollywood actress Sunny Leone to play a cameo in Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Singh Is Bling’. Sunny, who debuted with Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Jism 2’ is happy to grab the meaty role opposite the action hero. It is not yet confirmed what role Sunny will play in the film, t ... read more

Akshay Kumar pokes fun at Karan Johar

The debacle of Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Bombay Velvet’ has become a butt of jokes. The latest to poke fun at the film’s aftermath is the action king of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar. At the trailer launch of Dharma Productions’ ‘Brothers’, Akshay took the chance to laugh at Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma’s ... read more

'Brothers' trailer out; Akshay Sidharth face off in boxing ring

Relieving the desperately awaiting movie-buffs, the much-awaited trailer of ‘Brothers’ starring Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra, is out. A new poster of ‘Brothers’ was released yesterday, setting the clock for the countdown of the unveiling of the trailer, further increasing the curiosi ... read more

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Brothers’ trailer to be out on June 10

After dishing out superhits ‘Baby’ and ‘Gabbar Is Back’ Akshay Kumar will appear again in the upcoming action drama ‘Brothers’, the official trailer of which will be released on June 10. The film directed by Karan Malhotra, also stars Siddharth Malhotra, Jacqueline Fernandez, Jackie Shroff ... read more