Akshay Kumar Biography

Akshay Kumar biographyAkshay Kumar is recognized as a prominent star in Bollywood who has given many blockbusters. Some say in Indian film industry, there are several hunks but no one look as good as Akshay Kumar.

He was born on the 9th September, 1967 in Amritsar. His given name is Rajiv Hariom Bhatia but he is affectionately called as Akki. His father was an army officer. His mother’s name was Aruna Bhatia.

He spent childhood in Chandi Chowk area of Delhi. He completed basic education from St. Don Boscos and then Khalsa College. He took training in martial arts in Hong Kong and he is referred to as the "Bruce Lee of India. Earlier to film industry, he worked as waiter in Bangkok.

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Akshay entered Bollywood without any backing. His first movie was Saugandh. Thereafter he passed through tough period and had many ups and down. In 2005, Akshaya contributed many blockbuster movies like Bewafaa ,Waqt, Mere JeevanSaathi, Garam Masala, Deewane Huye Pagal and Dosti.

Akshay Kumar biography He played comedian roles in films such as Hera Pheri (2000), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Garam Masala (2005), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), and Singh Is King (2008). His success graph ascends in 2007 when he gave four commercially successful films. He was also praised for his performance in Housefull 2 (2012) and Rowdy Rathore (2012) that was big hit.

Akshaya grabbed numerous awards during his career. He got the Filmfare Best Villain Award for his role in Ajnabee. He was honoured with Best Actor in a Comic Role for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi in IIFA Awards 2005. He also grabbed the "Actor of the Year" Award at Kenster Stardust Max Awards 2006 for acting as 'Mac' in Garam Masala.

He also credited as Actor of the Year 2005 by important New York publication, and applauded by publication such as Rediff. Akshaya had friendship with number of heroines.

He had an affectionate relationship with Pooja Batra, RaveenaTandon, Rekha and Shilpa Shetty. He finally got married to Twinkle Khanna, the daughter of Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. He has son, Araav Bhatia and daughter Nitara.

Akshay is a highly spiritual man. He is very punctual and disciplined in daily life. Akshay Kumar upcoming films are Gabbar, Gutka.

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SRK ahead of Salman, Akshay in world's highest paid actors list

    Updated On : Aug 23,2017   3:20 pm
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is ahead of Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar in Forbes magazines World's Highest Paid Actors 2017 list, which is led by Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg. View More..

'Toilet...' has larger purpose: Bhumi on film's success

    Updated On : Aug 21,2017   4:36 pm
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, whose latest film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" has raked in over Rs 100 crore at the Indian box office, is happy about the feat, but says the film had a larger purpose than just the economics. View More..

'Shubh...' director praises Bhumi Pednekar for her hard work

    Updated On : Aug 20,2017   4:30 pm
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) "Shubh Mangal Savdhan" director R.S. Prasanna has praised actress Bhumi Pednekar for her work in her latest release "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", which has grossed over Rs 100 crore at the box-office, and says her hard work will bring her more success. View More..

Yo Yo Honey Singh's songs not launching in September

    Updated On : Aug 20,2017   3:04 pm
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Known for his rap numbers like "Blue Eyes" and "Party all night", Yo Yo Honey Singh said it was just a rumour that his new songs were launching in September. View More..

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' crosses Rs 100 crore in India

    Updated On : Aug 19,2017   11:32 pm
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Hindi film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", which attempts to spread the message of eradicating open defecation in an entertaining vein, surpassed the Rs 100 crore on the eighth day since its release in India, its makers said on Saturday. View More..

It takes time for people to get into social mood, says Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Aug 19,2017   12:04 am
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Akshay Kumar, who is known for doing films with social messages, thinks that it takes time for people to get in to a social mood. View More..

Gurugram: Village representatives to watch 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha' free

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   9:02 pm
Gurugram, Aug 17 (IANS) A special screening of the recently-released Bollywood movie "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" will be organised for the Panchs (village representatives) and Sarpanchs (village heads) of Gurugram district, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Rajnath praises Akshay for supporting Indian soldiers

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   12:16 pm
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh has lauded Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's support for the Indian Army. View More..

Won't stop talking about issue of open defecation: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   12:20 pm
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, whose latest movie "Toilet: EK Prem Katha" has surpassed Rs 80 crore at the box office since its release, says he will not stop talking about the issue of open defecation, which the movie deals with. View More..

Bollywood voices India's concerns on Independence Day

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   2:00 pm
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) From melody queen Lata Mangeshkar to veteran actress Shabana Azmi to actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bollywood celebrities have shared what independence means to them. View More..

Live Twitter wall launched to promote 'Bharat Ke Veer' portal

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   10:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday launched a live Twitter wall for promoting 'Bharat Ke Veer portal' here on the eve of the 71st Independence Day. View More..

Box-office needed 'Toilet...' to break free from constipation: Twinkle

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   4:16 pm
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Writer, film producer and former actress Twinkle Khanna has lauded her husband and National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumars latest entertainer "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", saying the Bollywood box-office needed it to break free from constipation. View More..

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' mints over Rs 13 crore on opening day

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   1:34 pm
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Actors Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar starrer satire film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" has received a good response at the box office by collecting over Rs 13 crore on its opening day. View More..

Salma Hayek wishes luck to Akshay for 'Toilet...'

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   10:18 am
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Hollywood actress Salma Hayek has wished Bollywood star Akshay Kumar for his latest release "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" and says no woman should fear going to the toilet. View More..

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha': An upbeat sanitised romance (IANS Review, Rating: ***1/2)

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   5:52 pm
Film: "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha"; Director: Shree Narayan Singh; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Divyendu Sharma, Sudhir Pandey, Anupam Kher, Ayesha Raza Mishra, Rating: ***1/2 View More..

Kids most affected due to open defecation: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   4:18 pm
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, whose new film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" talks about the importance of making toilets, says children are most affected due to open defecation. View More..

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha': A directorial triumph (Review)

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   12:24 pm
Film: "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha"; Director: Shree Narayan Singh; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Divyendu Sharma, Sudhir Pande and Anupam Kher; Rating: **** View More..

More important to make toilets than mosques, temples: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Aug 10,2017   3:50 pm
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Be it Akshay Kumar-starrer "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" or his own directorial "Mere Pyaare Prime Minister", films delving into the need to eradicate open defecation are "timely", says filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who feels the nation needs to build more toilets than mosques and temples. View More..

No science behind my ageless look, says Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Aug 09,2017   4:20 pm
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) He will turn 50 next month, but Akshay Kumar manages to look ageless on screen with actresses Bhumi Pednekar and Anushka Sharma, who are in their 20s. The Bollywood star says the secret lies in living a simple, easy and happy life. View More..

Censor board gave 'Toilet..:' three verbal cuts, not eight: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Aug 09,2017   1:56 pm
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Wednesday said his forthcoming drama "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" has been given three verbal cuts by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), contrary to media reports. View More..