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

Akshay Kumar’s reveals his hippy look in ‘Dishoom’

Bollywood hunk Akshay Kumar will reunite with his ‘Desi Boyz’ director Rohit Dhawan and co-star John Abraham in the upcoming flick ‘Dishoom’. Yes, the ‘Khiladi’ of Bollywood will be making a special appearance in the action-adventure movie. Akshay took to Twitter today to reveal his charac ... read more

‘Jolly LLB 2’ shoot begins; Akshay Kumar shares his first look

Akshay Kumar who will be next seen in ‘Rustom’ next month, has already begun shooting for a new film ‘Jolly LLB 2’. The film is a sequel to the 2013 National Award winning courtroom comedy drama Jolly LLB that starred Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani. The ‘Airlift’ actor will be playing the ro ... read more

Akshay, Twinkle, daughter Nitara back from vacation

Akshay Kumar was spotted with wife Twinkle Khanna and daughter Nitara at Mumbai International airport. The couple headed to New York for vacation with their four-year-old daughter and son Aarav. Over the last 3 weeks, the cheerful family travelled across Europe and then the US. On spottin ... read more

Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar among Forbes 100 highest-paid celebs

Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar are among the hundred highest-paid celebrities of the world, as per the annual list by business magazine Forbes. The ‘Dilwale’ actor is listed at 86 with earnings of 33 million dollars, while ‘Khiladi’ Kumar, with an income of 31.5 million dollars, ... read more

Rustom: Akshay, Ileana gets romantic in ‘Tere Sang Yaara’

Akshay Kumar and Ileana D’Cruz expresses love for each other on the track, ‘Tere Sang Yaara’ sung by Atif Aslam. The song shows Akshay and Ileana as husband and wife. It shows their entire journey, how they fell in love, how they entered into wedlock. The beautiful picturesque added charm to the ... read more

Akshay Kumar to romance Huma Qureshi in ‘Jolly LLB 2’

For the first time Akshay Kumar will be paired opposite beautiful Huma Qureshi in ‘Jolly LLB 2’, the sequel to ‘Jolly LLB 2. Akshay replaces Arshad Warsi in the sequel. Akki read the script and he gave nod to the project. Huma Qureshi recently passed the look test and confirmed for the female lea ... read more