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

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Brothers: Kareena to seduce Sidharth Malhotra in ‘Merry Mary’

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Akshay’s gruff look in ‘Gabbar Is Back’

Film enthusiasts have been eagerly waiting to feast their eyes on the chemistry of Khiladi Kumar and Shruti Haasan. Though the filmmakers haven’t revealed any stills showing them together, the look of ‘Gabbar’ is finally out. Akshay has been tweeting catchy quotes on Twitter to promote ... read more

Shruti Haasan happy to work with Akshay Kumar

The teaser of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Gabbar Is Back’ has been revealed by none other than the actor himself. Akshay recently tweeted quirky dialogues like - “Ab galti se bhi rishwat mat lena aur naa hi dena…#WarnaGabbarAaJayega! Watch the first teaser here”, accompanied by the link to th ... read more

Clicked: Akshay and Twinkle Khanna’s cute daughter Nitara

Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna’s bundle of joy, Nitara was clicked by paparazzi from the balcony of their bungalow. She was with her nanny. Nitara looks like her mommy Twinkle and she recently attended Anu Dewan’s son’s birthday with her mom Twinkle. Two-year-old Nitara captured by the l ... read more

Shilpa’s hubby Raj and ex-flame Akshay launch channel

Raj Kundra, co-owner of Rajasthan Royals and Bollywood stunt hero Akshay Kumar joined hands for a new business venture. They have launched a new home-shopping channel, which will be aired from 18th March. The channel will be available across all major cable and direct-to-home (DTH) pla ... read more

Exclusive: Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra in ‘Brothers’

Dharma Productions ‘Brothers’ starring Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra was released online and it shows two rival brothers pitted against each other in boxing arena. The two estranged brothers’ sports beard and they seems sharing a strained relationship. Akshay Kumar tweeted about the ... read more

Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gabbar’ re-titled ‘Gabbar Is Back’

After enjoying the on screen chemistry of Kareena Kapoor and Akshay Kumar in films like ‘Bewafaa’, ‘Dosti: Friends Forever’ and ‘Kambakkht Ishq’, audiences are eagerly waiting for ‘Gabbar’. The actors once again team up for this upcoming film. But ‘Gabbar’ has now been re-titled to ... read more

Happy Holi, Play Safe! Tweets Bollywood stars

On the auspicious occasion of Holi, our Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to wish their fans and close ones, ‘Happy and Safe Holi’. Here's what they had to say: Abhishek Bachchan: Aap sab ko Holi ki badhai. My favourite festival!! Be safe, be well and God bless. Akshay K ... read more