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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'Rowdy Rathore 2' script ready: Co-producer

    Updated On : May 27,2018   4:42 pm
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) The script of the much-awaited sequel to Akshay Kumar-starrer "Rowdy Rathore" is ready. It just needs to be approved by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali who is co-producing the film, says Shabina Khan. View More..

Some people whom I trusted chose to stab me in the back: Prernaa Arora

    Updated On : May 26,2018   5:22 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Prernaa Arora, who spearheads production company Kriarj Entertainment Pvt Ltd, and had a fallout with actor-producer John Abraham and filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor on the rights of their films "Parmanu" and "Kedarnath", says that she has been stabbed by some people whom she trusted a lot. View More..

Petrol prices fuel protests by Congress, NCP in Maharashtra

    Updated On : May 24,2018   8:24 pm
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'Hera Pheri 3' will be as successful as first two films: Firoz Nadiadwala

    Updated On : May 24,2018   6:36 pm
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Awareness on sanitary napkins still low in rural areas: India's real Pad Man (IANS Interview) (May 28 is Menstrual Hygiene Day)

    Updated On : May 24,2018   2:10 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Some thought he was possessed, some thought he was just being a pervert when he started questioning young women about sanitary pads. View More..

Change can be implemented only once we initiate discussions: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : May 24,2018   11:14 am
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Superstar Akshay Kumar, who will participate in a Menstrual Awareness Conclave here to mark Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, says the society can only implement change if there are discussions. View More..

My learning in Bollywood has progressed with every new director: Actor Sonu Sood

    Updated On : May 23,2018   1:06 pm
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'Tumhari Sulu' leads nomination pack for IIFA 2018

    Updated On : May 22,2018   3:08 pm
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I don't pay attention to trolls: Twinkle Khanna

    Updated On : May 22,2018   11:26 am
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A frequent target of trolls and cyber-bullying on social media platforms, producer-entrepreneur and author Twinkle Khanna says she does not get much affected as she does not pay attention to them. View More..

Men need to understand need of menstrual hygiene: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : May 21,2018   6:12 pm
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar says men should understand the need of menstrual hygiene for the women in their lives. View More..

'Big B is most engaging Indian actor on Facebook'

    Updated On : May 17,2018   12:36 pm
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Manjot Singh on a mission to break Sikhs' image in Bollywood

    Updated On : May 16,2018   1:54 pm
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Madhuri's song used to create awareness on mental health

    Updated On : May 16,2018   1:44 pm
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'Parmanu' trailer is insipid, uninspiring

    Updated On : May 12,2018   5:06 pm
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Why many actresses prefer to tie knot outside industry (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : May 12,2018   12:06 pm
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Akshay Kumar lends support to new campaign on menstrual hygiene

    Updated On : May 10,2018   3:52 pm
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Even months after the release of "Pad Man", Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has continued his effort to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene. He has now lent support to a new campaign, bridging the gap between sanitary napkin users from 18 per cent to 82 per cent. View More..

Kiku Sharda would love to live Akshay?s life

    Updated On : May 10,2018   8:00 am
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Akshay, Tiger will help spreading awareness on thalassemia: Jackie

    Updated On : May 09,2018   11:12 pm
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff has appealed to the government to take active steps in prevention of thalassemia. He said he, along with son Tiger and superstar Akshay Kumar, will do their bit to spread awareness. View More..

Akshay, Twinkle in legal soup over 'Rustom' navy uniform auction

    Updated On : May 09,2018   3:08 pm
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Anil, Salman, SRK dance their heart out at Sonam's wedding reception

    Updated On : May 09,2018   8:40 am
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