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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All About Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar makes TV debut

It seems that the stars of the big screen are getting more interested in the small screen these days. After Amitabh Bachchan, it is time for top Bollywood star Akshay Kumar to get involved in a TV fiction series. However, Akshay will not be a part of it as an actor but a producer.  The super ... read more

First day box office collection of Akshay's 'Holiday'

Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha starrer, ‘Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty’ was released on Friday and the film has fared well in overseas compared to India. Released in 300 screens and with no competition from Bollywood or other regional movies, the film failed to create its impact and regis ... read more

Akshay Kumar gets a female voice in a song

Man disguised as woman or woman in men’s attire is nothing new in Bollywood. But it looks like ‘Bollywood Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar wanted to go a step further.  The superstar has now lip synced to a female voice in the song ‘Johnny Johnny’ from his upcoming film, ‘Its Entertainment’. The film m ... read more

Akshay’s closeness with Sonakshi irks Twinkle

Star wives are usually insecure of their actor husbands growing closeness with their female co-stars and now we hear something similar in Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar’s case Twinkle is reportedly irked with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha’s off-screen chemistry. Akshay’s over-friendly behaviou ... read more

After 'Holiday' success, Akshay goes on family vacation

Akshay Kumar is known to be very serious about his work. But he is also equally serious about spending time with his family. He takes his family for vacation every year. Akshay’s latest film ‘Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty’ has done very well at the box office. The actor probably felt that ... read more

'Holiday' earns Rs 68.63 crores in the opening week

The new action movie starring Akshaye Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha titled ‘Holiday – a soldier is never off duty’ hit the screens last week. Though the opening collections were modest and much more was expected of the film, still, the collection of the first week crossed Rs 68 crores. It seems Bollyw ... read more

Akshay Keeps His Children Away From The Limelight

Akshay Kumar, one of the leading figures of Bollywood also happens to be a caring father. Coming from a regular middle class background, the superstar actor has strong family values and wants to keep his children away from the constant media glare that he faces. Unlike some stars like Shahrukh Kh ... read more

‘Holiday’ collects 40.03 crore in the opening weekend

Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Holiday-A soldier is never off duty’ has collected a decent 40.03 crore in the opening weekend. Though the movie failed to do best like ‘Rowdy Rathore’, the film has been able to make a decent box-office collection. The breakup is Rs 12.18 cr on Fri, Rs 12 ... read more