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

Hilarious! Akshay turns blonde to wish Riteish for ‘Banjo’

Riteish Deshmukh plays a street musician in the just released ‘Banjo’. In the movie, the actor dons a never-seen-before avatar sporting long tresses. His look has been very much appreciated by his fans as well as the film fraternity. So, Akshay Kumar, who is known for his great sense of hu ... read more

Akshay-Twinkle’s romantic gateway on Akki’ birthday

Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna make the cutest couple and the duo recently headed for Seychelles to ring in Akki’s 49th birthday. There the couple booked a sea-facing villa at a plush infinity pool which has an organic menu on order, a gym and gaming rooms.  ... read more

Akshay posts adorable beach pic with daughter Nitara

On the professional front, Akshay Kumar is going great guns and it definitely calls for a big party. To mark his back to back hits, Akshay Kumar threw a grand success bash at his residence sometime back and then flew abroad with his family to mark his 49th birthday. The Bollywoo ... read more

Bollywood stars and their real names

‘What’s in a name?’, Shakespeare may have said. But some of our Bollywood celebrities are quite serious when it comes to their names. Several actors and actresses have changed their names and adopted new names for various reasons like superstition, numerology or simply for having a more attractiv ... read more

Akshay flies abroad to celebrate birthday with wife Twinkle

Akshay Kumar, who is celebrating his 49th birthday today flies off to an undisclosed location to ring in birthday with wife Twinkle Khanna.  A source close to Akshay and Twinkle divulged that the two will be heading out of the country on a private jet. The action star who d ... read more

Jolly LLB 2: Akshay Kumar fractured his hand?

After delivering three 100 crore club films – ‘Airlift’, Housefull 3’ and ‘Rustom’ this year, Akshay Kumar has also begun shooting for his next project ‘Jolly LLB 2’. The movie, which went on floors in July, is currently being shot in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow.  On Saturday, Septe ... read more

Akshay-Twinkle parties with Will Smith, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi

On the work front, year 2016 has been exceptional for Akshay Kumar. His last three movies ‘Airlift’, ‘Housefull 3’ and ‘Rustom’ all have crossed the 100-crore mark. To celebrate the grand success, Akshay has hosted party at his residence and it saw bevy of Bollywood celebrities including Will Smi ... read more

Hrithik Roshan congratulates Akshay Kumar on ‘Rustom’ success

Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar’s films ‘Mohenjo Daro’ and ‘Rustom’ clashed at the box-office last week. But unfortunately for Hrithik, his epic adventure-romance failed to impress the viewers, while ‘Rustom’ is set to touch the Rs 100 crore mark. While Hrithik may not be too happy with th ... read more

Bollywood lauds Sakshi Malik’s big win at Rio Olympics

India’s Sakshi Malik gave the nation a reason to smile. She has won pride for the country by winning the first Olympic medal for the country. On the ocassion of Raksha Bandhan, Indian woke up with the good news of Sakshi Malik winning the bronze medal in the 58kg freestyle at the Rio Olympics, 20 ... read more