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 donates 50 lakh for Maharashtra drought

Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar has contributed Rs 50 lakh for the Maharashtra drought. The state is facing severe water crisis and Maharashtra government is dealing with problem intensely and in this crisis, Akshay made a contribution to save the state from severe drought. Nana Patekar ... read more

Bollywood couples going strong years after marriage

In these three months of 2016, many a celebrity couple have broken up. First it was Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif; then came news that Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Bhabani have ended their 16 years’ marriage. Soon cricketer Virat Kohli’s split with Anushka Sharma started making news. Recently, Malai ... read more

‘Rustom’ wrap-up: Akshay Kumar has “mixed feelings”

The upcoming romantic thriller ‘Rustom’ starring Akshay Kumar has wrapped up its shooting. On the last day of shoot on Friday, April 15, Akshay experienced “mixed feelings” and said he had a great time shooting for the movie. Akshay will be seen in the role of a Naval Commander in the movi ... read more

Akshay-Twinkle’s fun photoshoot for housing brand

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar who was once said to be a ladies’ man, is now a complete family man. He and his actress-turned-entrepreneur wife Twinkle Khanna make for an adorable couple. Akshay and Twinkle recently did a photoshoot for a housing brand they are endorsing.  The former ac ... read more

Akshay Kumar refutes being detained at Heathrow airport

Bollywood stunt hero Akshay Kumar denied the report that he was being detained at the Heathrow airport in London, United Kingdom, on Wednesday, April 6. In the morning, report circulated all over the net that the actor was detained at the Heathrow airport as he was travelling with wrong visa. He ... read more

Asin clicks selfie with hubby Rahul and Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar, who played matchmaker between Asin and Rahul Sharma recently spend a quality time with the married couple at their residence in Delhi. The trio enjoyed the exciting ICC World T20 Final between England and West Indies. Asin shared a cute picture on her Instagram account in which she ... read more

Gujarat named most film-friendly state

In a new category introduced in the 63rd National Film Awards, Gujarat was named the ‘most film-friendly state’ for its "ease of granting permissions for shooting films", sources in the Directorate of Film Festivals and the Information & Broadcasting Ministry said. Prime Minister Naren ... read more