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

In Pics: Akshay Kumar takes wifey Twinkle for a lunch date

To celebrate the success of ‘Jolly LLB 2’, action hero Akshay Kumar took his beautiful wife for a lunch date. Akki’s latest release ‘Jolly LLB 2’ crossed 100 crore mark at the box-office and to celebrate the feat, he and Twinkle enjoyed an intimate lunch date. While Akshay Kumar looke ... read more

Watch: Akshay Kumar’s daughter Nitara practices martial arts

Akshay Kumar is not just a successful actor, but a fitness freak to and a black belt in Taekwondo. He has passed on this trait to his kids as well. While his son Aarav Bhatia has also got his first degree black belt in Kudo, a Japanese martial art sport. Now, Akshay’s little daughter Nitara is al ... read more

Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar to share screen space

Two leading actors of Bollywood Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar are going to share screen space. Both the actors were finalized for a new project. Off late Akshay and Harithik have been socializing together with their respective families. Impressed with Hrithik’s performance in ‘Kaabil’, Akshay a ... read more

‘Naam Shabana’ trailer: Taapsee dares to do what no one does

The makers of upcoming thriller ‘Naam Shabana’, starring Taapsee Pannu in the lead, launched the film’s trailer on Friday.  It is a spin-off from the actress’ character in her 2015 hit ‘Baby’, which gained her recognition in Bollywood. Taapsee shared the link of the trailer on her Twi ... read more

Jolly LLB 2: Jaipur court summons Akshay Kumar on Mar 10

After the Bombay High Court’s order on Monday (Feb 6) to remove four scenes from ‘Jolly LLB 2’, a Jaipur court has also summoned actors Akshay Kumar and Anu Kapoor, and director Subhash Kapoor, for negative portrayal of lawyers in the movie. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ashok S ... read more

Box-office: ‘Jolly LLB 2’ collects Rs 30.51 crore in two days

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Jolly LLB 2’ earns Rs 30.51 crore in two days. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the number, “#JollyLLB2 has SUPER Sat. Plexes are ROCKING. Fri 13.20 cr, Sat 17.31 cr. Total: ? 30.51 cr. India biz. Sun should contribute to a BIG total.” The film received rave r ... read more