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, Twinkle celebrate 16 years of togetherness

Bollywood’s star couple Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna celebrate 16 years of blissful married life. On this D-day, the actress turned writer shared a hilarious video in which it shows she and her actor husband fighting in the kitchen, running towards each other. Twinkle says her husband is her “ ... read more

Akshay Kumar fans slam Filmfare Awards as fake and rigged

Akshay Kumar has starred in critically acclaimed and successful films like ‘Airlift’ and ‘Rustom’ and the actor’s performance has also been very much appreciated. But when nomination list for the 62nd Filmfare Awards was released, neither Akshay, nor any of his films figured in it. This di ... read more

Akshay, Twinkle and daughter Nitara return from Cape Town

Akshay Kumar, wife Twinkle Khanna and daughter Nitara are back to Mumbai after enjoying vacation. The family headed to Cape Town to ring in New Year together away from the hustle bustle of the city life. Nitara looked cute in a blue jeans and white top with a big bow on head. Twinkle also ... read more

Bollywood mourns the death of veteran actor Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri passes away at his residence on Friday morning. He was 66. Close friend and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit announced the news of he thespian's demise. He returned from shoot last evening. But next morning when his driver rang his door bell and the door was not opened, it raise ... read more

Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte to romance Akshay in ‘Padman’

Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte have been roped opposite Akshay Kumar in R Balki’s ‘Padman’, a biopic based on social tycoon Arunachalam Muruganantham who took the pride to invent the first low-cost sanitary napkins in India. Arunachalam Muruganantham will now be immortalized on-screen by ta ... read more

Hrithik, Akshay condemn Bengaluru molestation incident

Bollywood celebrities took to their social media account to condemn the Bengaluru molestation case. The shameful and horrifying incident took place on New Year eve. The incident was captured in the CCTV camera of a resident of the area. Four people were arrested in Bengaluru molestation cas ... read more

Akshay, Salman and Karan Johar join hands for a big film

Three bigshots of Bollywood – Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Karan Johar have teamed up for a project which will release in 2018. Karan’s Dharma Productions and ‘Sultan’ actors banner SKF or Salman Khan Films will co-produce a film starring the Khiladi Kumar. The trio took to their respecti ... read more