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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Miss World Manushi Chhillar to debut opposite Akshay Kumar

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar is all set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay Kumar in Prithviraj Chauhan biopic. Manushi has been signed to play the female lead in Yash Raj Films. She will reportedly play Akshay Kumar’s wife in the biopic.   "Everything is being kept h ... read more

Citizenship row: Anupam Kher, Kiren Rijiju support Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar not turning up to vote for Lok Sabha election in 2019 faces the wrath of some internet trolls and he surrounded with criticism for holding Canadian passport. Apurva Asrani of ‘Aligarh’ writer lashes out at the action hero for winning a National Film Award for Rustom in 2016. However, ... read more

When Twinkle Khanna cut Akshay Kumar’s track pants

In an interview with HT after HT India's Most Stylish Awards when Twinkle Khanna was asked about the one thing from Akshay Kumar's wardrobe that irritates her, she quickly replied: "Track pants and hoodies." In fact, she dislikes it to such an extent that she cut it. "The last time I want ... read more