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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Akshay Kumar to play PM Narendra Modi?

After making a film ‘Toilet-Ek Prem Katha’ inspired from PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Swach Bharat Abhigyan’, Akshay Kumar is all set to play the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to a report in DNA, actors like Paresh Rawal, Anupam Kher and Victor Banerjee were the top contenders ... read more

Akshay Kumar, wife Twinkle vacationing in France

Akshay Kumar and his wife Twinkle Khanna are currently vacationing in France and the most cherished husband-wife duo has shared few pictures from the their vacation which will surely give you all some relationship goals. Looked very much in love and sailing on blue waters of Sai ... read more

Akshay Kumar reunites with ex-flame Raveena Tandon

The loved jodi of 90s Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon are reuniting for a television show. Grapevine buzzed that Akshay Kumar will appear on the TV show 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ and the mast mast girl Raveena Tandon will co-judge him. Akshay Kumar and Ra ... read more

Akshay Kumar hires Salman Khan’s ex-manager Reshma Shetty

Akshay Kumar has hired Salman Khan’s former manager Reshma Shetty of celebrity management firm Matrix, to manage his professional commitments. Akshay is one of the busiest actors with the most number of releases annually, compared to his contemporaries. After delivering back-to-back hits l ... read more