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

Salman drops in uninvited to meet Rajinikanth at ‘2.0’ launch

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth along with Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson and director Shankar launched the first look of their upcoming film ‘2.0’ at Yash Raj Studions in Mumbai on Sunday, November 20. The cast of the sci-fi had a surprise visitor in Salman Khan, who dropped by just to meet Thalai ... read more

When mom Dimple warned Twinkle against ‘Gay’ Akshay

Twinkle Khanna made the startling revelation on the second episode of 'Koffee With Karan'  season 5 that her mother and veteran actress Dimple Kapadia once thought that Akshay Kumar is a gay. Twinkle Khanna said, "He (Akshay) had come to ask my mother if he should marry me. My m ... read more

Twinkle Khanna shares pic of her ‘budding Picasso’ Nitara

Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna’s little daughter Nitara is a creative child, just like her parents. The tiny tot had painted a beautiful picture on a canvas, and proud mom Twinkle shared her darling daughter’s creativity with the world. The actress-turned-author took to Twitter and shared ... read more

Akshay Kumar, wife Twinkle sip ‘Koffee with Karan’

After a grand start with Shahrukh Khan and Alia Bhatt, the second episode of the popular chat show, ‘Koffee with Karan’ will have Akshay Kumar and his wife Twinkle Khanna. Mr Funny bones, who is known for her witty and sharp comment left Akshay red-faced. At times he blushes on hearing Twinkle’s ... read more

Akshay has a few more inches than the Khans, Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna was unstoppable at Karan Johar’s chat show, ‘Koffee with Karan’. She left Akshat red-faced. Her candid talk had left her childhood buddy and filmmaker Karan Johar shocked. She embarrassed Akki with her witty and bold answer. When Karan asked her, “What does Akshay have ... read more

When a fan thought Shah Rukh Khan was Akshay Kumar

Shahrukh Khan is witty and has an amazing sense of humour. And while recounting anecdotes from his eventful life, the actor does it in such a skilful and amusing manner that has his audience in splits. Recently in a chat show, Shah Rukh recalled a funny incident when a fan mistook him to be Aksha ... read more