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

Daughter Nitara hits papa Akshay Kumar hard in his chest

"Daddy's day out gone wrong #ParentLife," Akshay Kumar tweeted while sharing a hilarious video. The video shows Nitara enjoying swing in the park while Akki standing in front of her, watching his daughter. Nitara took speed and she could not stop the swing in time and it ended with hitting her da ... read more

Akshay Kumar apologizes for waving the tricolour upside down

The national award winner actor Akshay Kumar tweets an apology for violating the code of conduct for the tricolour at WWC17 final being played at Lords. Akshay Kumar held the tricolour upside down while cheering for the Indian Women's Cricket Team at the Sunday's World Cup Finale ... read more

Akshay Kumar babysitting daughter Nitara, Twinkle touring Europe

Akshay Kumar’s respect for his wife Twinkle Khanna has gone several notches higher after he is doing babysitting and shooting simultaneously. He found taking care of children and managing work is not a cake walk and  he wonders how his author wife manages both together. His admiration for Tw ... read more

‘Toliet-Ek Prem Katha’ leaked online, Akshay Kumar reacts

Time and again Bollywood faces the hit of piracy. This time again Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Toilet-Ek Prem Katha’ got leaked online. The ‘Rustom’ star asked fans to fight against piracy in his Twitter post, “The fight against piracy is critical and it’s reassuring to see the swift action take ... read more

Bollywood condemns the dastardly attacks on Amarnath pilgrims

Several Bollywood celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Madhur Bhandarkar among others have severely condemned the dastardly attacks on Amarnath pilgrims that took place on Monday evening. At least seven pilgrims, including five women, were killed and many inju ... read more

Akshay Kumar undergoes real ‘bakheda’ to shoot the song

The song ‘Bakheda’ from Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar starrer film ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’ was unveiled a few days ago. ‘Bakheda’ means trouble or problem in rustic Hindi, and the two actors had to literally overcome a few troubles while filming the song. While Bhumi learnt knitting just ... read more