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

Masked Akshay Kumar drives Twinkle Khanna to hospital

Superhero Akshay Kumar drove through the deserted road to hospital. His wife Twinkle Khanna fractured her leg and Akki drove her to a nearby hospital. Twinkle shoots a video of Akshay driving his car through deserted road of Mumbai amid lockdown. He wears a blue shirt and a black cap on h ... read more

Covid-19: Akshay Kumar donates 25 crores to the PM-CARES fund

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has donated a whopping 25 crores to PM-CARES fund to fight against Covid-19. Akshay leads the Bollywood brigade to donate for the noble cause. He took to Twitter and shared the news, "This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we ne ... read more

‘Sooryavanshi’: Akshay Kumar holds Katrina Kaif in his arms

Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif are currently shooting for Rohit Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ and the Khiladi actor shared a lovely, catchy picture from the set. The picture showed Akki holding Katrina in his arms from her back and both are smiling. While Katrina looked traditional in an off-whi ... read more

Akshay Kumar to play an antagonist in 'Dhoom 4'

Akshay Kumar has been reportedly roped in for the fourth installment of the successful franchise, titled, ‘Dhoom 4’. The Khiladi’ actor will play the role of a villain. Earlier, John Abraham, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan played the antagonists in the first three ‘Dhoom’ franchise, respectively. ... read more