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

Akshay Kumar’s Swiss holiday with wife Twinkle, kids

Akshay Kumar is totally devoted to his family. Despite hectic shooting schedule, he always finds out time for his family. Often the Khildali heads for a vacation with his wife and children and after the super-duper success of ‘Housefull 3’, Akshay headed for a week long vacation with his family i ... read more

Snapped: Akshay, Twinkle with kids at Mumbai airport

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar was spotted with and his wife Twinkle Khanna and children Aarav and daughter Nitara at Mumbai airport. The four of them was seen entering a car. Akshay Kumar is over the moon as his new release ‘Housefull 3’ scored marvellous at the box-office. The film cr ... read more

Akshay Kumar cries at ‘Housefull 3’ success bash

The team of ‘Housefull 3’ hosted a grand party to celebrate the immense success of the comedy which has crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in its worldwide collection and garnered over Rs 80 crore in the first week of its release. Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Chunkey Pande ... read more

Nitara will be a little Ninja, Akshay on daughter Nitara

Akshay Kumar, who is a master in martial art and so his son Aarav turning out just like him also wants his little bundle of joy Nitara to learn self-defence technique. While speaking to Hindustan Times, Akki gets candid and talked in brief about his wish to train Nitara in marti ... read more

Kamal Haasan reveals why he refused Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan was reportedly offered the role of the main antagonist in ‘2.0’ the sequel of Rajinikanth starrer 2010 film ‘Robot’. But the actor declined the role which eventually went to Akshay Kumar, who will be making his Tamil debut with the sci-fi directed by Shankar. I ... read more