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’s ‘Baby’ earns 36.17 crore in 3 days

Positive words of mouth have speed up the collection of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Baby’ at the box-office. The film starts off slowly but gained pace considerably in no time and in the first weekend, ‘Baby’ earned 36.17 crore which is worth mentioning and incredible. ‘Baby’ collected around R ... read more

Opening day box-office collection of ‘Baby’

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Baby’ is off to a slow start. The film opened with a good reviews from critics and Akshay’s performance was highly praised. The film registered an opening day occupancy of 25% which is comparatively very low considering it is Akshay Kumar’s film. In single as well as in mult ... read more

Top reasons to watch Akshay Kumar's ‘Baby’

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Baby’ released on 23rd of January. The top reasons to watch this action flick are listed below. ·The first and most important reason to watch this movie is Akshay. Akshay also known as the ‘Khiladi’ of Bollywood is the jack of all trades. This 47 year old ... read more

Akshay Kumar's ‘Baby’- One mission showcasing seven days

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Baby’ is all geared up for its grand release. ‘Baby’ will be seen in theatres from 23rd January onwards. The trailers of this film have wowed one and all. Neeraj Pandey is the director of this flick. He has adroitly directed several action packed sequences and ‘Ba ... read more

Akshay out, John Abraham to play a blind man in ‘Aankhen 2’

Bollywood hunk John Abrahan has yet again replaced Akshay Kumar in Gaurang Doshi's 2002 hit film, ‘Aankhen 2’. First John replaced Akshay in ‘Welcome Back’ then ‘Hera Pheri 3’ and now in the second installment of ‘Aankhen’. It is believed that John will be playing a blind man in the sequel. ... read more

Akshay Kumar demands 50 crore for ‘Hera Pheri 3’

‘Hera Pheri’ is a famous comedy movie franchise. The past two films were blockbusters and made impressive collections at the box office. The third edition is in the making and Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty will be reprising their roles. It is rumoured that Khiladi Kumar who played the lead in bo ... read more

Twinkle, Akshay celebrate 14 years of togetherness

Twinkle Khanna and Akshay ‘Khiladi’ Kumar celebrated their 14th marriage anniversary on 17th of January this year. This couple tied the wedding knot in the year 2001. The love between ‘Khiladi’ Kumar and his wife has blossomed and enveloped them and their beautiful family, f ... read more

Twinkle, Akshay get romantic in South Africa

Action hero of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar flew down to South Africa with beautiful wife Twinkle Khanna and kids, Aarav and Nitara. Twinkle celebrated her 40th birthday in South Africa on 29th December with her family and she shared a photo of the event. Sonakshi Sinha w ... read more

Akshay Kumar to judge MasterChef India again

Akshay Kumar is all geared up to return to the reality television. Only if things go according to the plan, that is. After dazzling in the dance reality show ‘Dare 2 Dance’, Khiladi Kumar’s next reality venture may be MasterChef India’s forthcoming season.  Akki is undeniably a popular TV ho ... read more

Bollywood grace Manish Malhotra's niece Riddhi's wedding reception

Mumbai’s JW Marriott hotel saw the wedding reception of Riddhi Malhotra and Tejas Talwalkar on Monday evening. The grand ceremony was attended by several famous personalities from both the corporate, as well as Bollywood world. Tejas is a well known personality as Talwarkar chain of gyms is a big ... read more