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 pays medical bill of ailing producer

Akshay Kumar, who is known for his big heart reached out to the first producer of his film Ravi Shrivastava, who needs kidney transplant but unable to do the needful for lack of money. On learning about his condition, Akki soon reached out to him and lend a helping hand. Kidney transplant ... read more

Twinkle not observing Karwa Chauth for darling Akshay

Karwa Chauth is a very important festival of North India where wives keeps fast for their respective husbands for his long life and well-being. The married women of North India performed the ritual with full devotions and out television and Bollywood celebrities are also not behind in observing t ... read more

Akshay, Salim Khan, Abhishek at Shilpa Shetty’s father funeral

Shilpa Shetty and Shamita Shetty’s father Surendra Shetty passed away on Tuesday at his Versova residence and his last rites was performed today. He suffered massive heart attack on sleep and he was declared dead at Kokilaben hospital. The funeral took place at Pawan Hans crematorium in V ... read more

Koffee with Karan: Akshay, Twinkle to sip coffee with Karan

The brand new season of the chat show, ‘Koffee with Karan’ is going to kick-start and for the first time the chat show will have Bollywood most cherished couple Akshay Kumar and his writer wife Twinkle Khanna on the chat show, hosted by Karan Johar. Kara Johat has finally convinced his chi ... read more

Akshay Kumar: Show concern for martyrs’ families, argue later

In the wake of the Uri terror attack, everyone, including celebrities and political figures have been arguing amongst themselves about an impending war and ban on Pakistani artistes working in India. Amidst all this, Akshay Kumar has urged people to argue later and show concern for the families o ... read more

Akshay Kumar turns crocodile and clown for daughter Nitara

Akshay Kumar is a family man and is known to be a doting father to his two kids. Despite his busy scheduled, the actor always takes time off for his family. Recently, his daughter Nitara turned four, and on the occasion of her birthday last Sunday (Sept. 25), Akshay gave all his time to his littl ... read more

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