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

First Look: Akshay Kumar in action avatar in ‘Baby’

The first look of Akshay Kumar starrer, ‘Baby’ was released today and the poster shows Akshay Kumar’s face covering the poster and in the below of the poster, it shows him chasing a man. The poster has got a tough look of Akki wearing a baseball cap. ‘Baby’ brings together Akshay Kum ... read more

Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra in Kjo’s ‘Brothers’

For the first time the Khiladi of Bollywood Akshay Kumar and filmmaker Karan Johar teamed up for a project tentatively named, ‘Brothers’. The film will see Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra playing brothers. The film will hit the theatres on Gandhi Jayanti, 2015. Filmmaker Karan Johar announced ... read more

Akshay takes up Ice Bucket Challenge, challenges Salman

Thanks to the immense reaching power of social media, the Ice Bucket Challenge (sometimes, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge) has become the latest pop culture phenomenon. It is a simple activity in which you have to pour a bucket of ice water over your head or else donate money to ALS Association in the ... read more

Read: ‘Eid Mubarak’ tweets Bollywood celebrities

Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to wish peace, love and prosperity to their dear ones on the auspicious occasion of Eid. Here's what they tweeted: Amitabh Bachchan: Eid Mubarak... peace harmony and happiness for all... Shah Rukh Khan: What a beautiful rain kissed da ... 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

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

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

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