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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Akshay Kumar emerges as street-smart hero of 2017 (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   11:46 am
Not only in 2017. This has been going on for some years. Akshay Kumar, the full-nationalistic package, blending the best of desh-bhakti with consumerism, represents that rare breed of star-actors who have constantly evolved and become more watchable with each passing year. View More..

'Padman' is Akshay Kumar's 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Of 2018

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   3:28 pm
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) The "Padman" trailer is finally out. And it's an outright winner. View More..

Rajinikanth taught me many things: Amy Jackson

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   2:04 pm
Gurugram, Dec 15 (IANS) Actress Amy Jackson says she has learnt a lot not just about the craft of acting from megastar Rajinikanth, but also drawn from how calm and humble he is as a person despite his stardom. View More..

Hope 'Padman' will start conversations within homes: Twinkle Khanna (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   2:02 pm
New Delhii, Dec 15 (IANS) Her debut film production "Padman" is a biopic on Arunachalam Muruganantham, the inventor of a low-cost sanitary pad making machine in India. Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna says she is hopeful that the film will bring a spotlight on something that has been "hidden in the darkness" for so long. View More..

After months in coma, writer-actor-filmmaker Neeraj Vora dead

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   7:10 pm
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood's multi-faceted talent Neeraj Vora, an actor, writer and director known for his humorous and happy streak on and off the screen, died here early on Thursday, months after being comatose. View More..

Neeraj Vora reason behind my foray into comedy: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   11:22 am
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar says he ventured into comedy genre because of late filmmaker and actor Neeraj Vora, View More..

Rajinikanth turns 67, celebs wish him long life

    Updated On : Dec 12,2017   1:26 pm
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) On superstar Rajinikanth's 67th birthday on Tuesday, celebrities like megastar Amitabh Bachchan, filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Akshay Kumar wished him a long and a healthy life. View More..

Akshay Kumar wraps shooting for 'Gold'

    Updated On : Dec 10,2017   1:32 pm
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The shooting for Reema Kagti's upcoming film "Gold" has concluded. View More..

Never thought heroes we worshipped would ever leave us: Salman Khan

    Updated On : Dec 09,2017   9:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who is here with other actors -- Sonakshi Sinha, Prabhu Deva and Kriti Sanon -- for "Dabangg-The Tour", says he never thought veteran actors like Vinod Khanna and Shashi Kapoor, will "ever leave us alone". View More..

Said no to 'Soorma' two-three times: Diljit Dosanjh

    Updated On : Dec 09,2017   1:38 am
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Clad in the uniform of the Indian Hockey team, actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh showed off his sports skills on field here while shooting for the upcoming biopic "Soorma" -- a film that he initially said no "two-three times". View More..

Planning radical change in my TV show: Kapil Sharma

    Updated On : Dec 03,2017   1:46 pm
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) After a year of embarrassing controversies and incredible setbacks, Kapil Sharma is back. Following the release of his movie "Firangi", he is now planning to push the envelope when he returns to the small screen with his television show. View More..

Marina Kuwar to star in A.R. Murugadoss' next

    Updated On : Dec 03,2017   12:16 pm
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) TV actress Marina Kuwar is gearing up to make her big screen debut with a film directed by A.R. Murugadoss. It features Akshay Kumar. View More..

'Easier to shrug off failure if success not taken seriously'

    Updated On : Dec 01,2017   7:06 am
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Asserting she "failed spectacularly as an actor", former actress and author-producer Twinkle Khanna has said it is easier to shrug off failure when success is not taken seriously. View More..

Amitabh thanks Smriti Irani

    Updated On : Nov 29,2017   11:06 am
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan thanked Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, who presented the megastar with the Indian Film Personality of the Year at the 48th International Film Festival of India. View More..

Playing socio-economically challenged roles comes 'easily' to Sanjay Mishra

    Updated On : Nov 28,2017   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Mishra, who has delivered impactful performances in a career laced with critically acclaimed as well as commercial films, has scored an ace with his latest movie "Kadvi Hawa" in which he essays a blind and impoverished man. He says essaying such characters comes easily to him. View More..

Akshay turns 'superhero' for 'Padman'

    Updated On : Nov 27,2017   2:04 pm
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Akshay Kumar poses as a superhero in a new poster of his next film "Padman", which touches upon the issue of sanitary napkins. View More..

Shirish Kunder venturing into web series

    Updated On : Nov 27,2017   12:00 pm
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder is venturing into the digital space with a web series and says he is excited about the freedom that the platform offers. View More..

Was great working with Akshay: Radhika Apte

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   2:24 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, who will be seen with National Award winner Akshay Kumar in the upcoming film "Padman", says working with him was great. View More..

Titles scare me: Kapil Sharma

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   5:56 pm
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Popular comedian Kapil Sharma, fondly known as the 'King of comedy', says he is scared of titles, and just wants to crack good jokes to make others laugh. View More..

Selective outrage over films is wrong, says Bhandarkar

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   6:06 pm
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Selective outrage over films is wrong, National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar said on Thursday, claiming that those who are backing Sanjay Leela Bhansali over his controversy-marred film "Padmavati" did not support him when his "Indu Sarkar" came under fire. View More..