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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Bollywood trend analysts hail decision to defer 'Pad Man' release

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   10:18 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) As the Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar rescheduled the release of his upcoming film "Pad Man" to avoid its clash with the much-awaited magnum opus of Sanjay Leela Bhansali -- "Padmaavat", trend analysts said the decision will help both movies in terms of box office numbers. View More..

Clash averted: 'Padmaavat' to fly solo on January 25, 'Pad Man' shifted

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   7:10 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) It was set to be the first major box-office clash of the year on January 25, but in the interest of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial drama "Padmaavat" -- set to hit the screens after a lengthy row -- actor Akshay Kumar on Friday announced that he is shifting the release of his "Pad Man" to February 9. View More..

Clash averted: 'Padmaavat' to fly solo on January 25, 'Pad Man' delayed

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   6:46 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Friday announced that he has decided to delay the release of his movie "Pad Man", thereby giving Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" a clear window to hit the screens on January 25 after a prolonged struggle. View More..

'Tiger Zinda Hai' snubbed at Filmfare Awards 2018 nominations

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   5:38 pm
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Salman Khan's "Tiger Zinda Hai" shook the Bollywood box office from slumber by registering record-breaking business last year, and "Newton" got global acclaim by becoming India's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars 2018. But the two films failed to earn a nomination in the main categories for the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018. View More..

Screen timing does not matter to me: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   10:18 am
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who plays a pivotal role in the Akshay Kumar starrer "Pad Man", says if the character is substantial, she does not mind playing a small yet important role in a movie. View More..

Netanyahus to be star of 'Shalom Bollywood'

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   8:32 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - who arrived in Mumbai late on Wednesday - has a date with some of the biggest stars and film personalities at an exclusive 'Shalom Bollywood evening on Thursday. View More..

Attitude towards married actresses should be changed: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   1:58 pm
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, caught amidst wedding rumours, says it is high time people change their attitude towards married actresses. View More..

DU scholar, supporters continue hunger strike to demand teacher's arrest

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   7:04 pm
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The relay hunger strike by a Delhi University Ph.D. scholar -- who has filed a police complaint over alleged casteist remarks made against him -- and his supporters on the campus to demand the arrest of the so-called erring Professor continued for the fourth day on Sunday. View More..

Bollywood celebs hope for peace, prosperity on Lohri

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   5:02 pm
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of "peace", "happiness" and "prosperity" on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India. View More..

Box-office collection of 'Pad Man' doesn't matter to me: Akshay

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   1:58 pm
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who has delivered many Rs 100 crore films, says that box office collection of "Pad Man" doesn't matter to him. View More..

Bollywood celebs spread peace, prosperity on Lohri

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   1:44 pm
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of "peace", "happiness" and "prosperity" on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India. View More..

New faces ready to take over Bollywood in 2018

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   2:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) From star children like Sara Ali Khan and Janhvi Kapoor to television stars like Ankita Lokhande and Mouni Roy and newcomers like Banita Sandhu -- there are a lot of fresh faces who are going to begin their Bollywood innings this year. View More..

Sonam faces woes of bad mattress (Movie Snippet)

    Updated On : Jan 11,2018   3:46 pm
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor feels conned by the concept of memory foam mattresses as they have done more bad than good to her. View More..

Parineeti Chopra in lead role in 'Kesari'

    Updated On : Jan 10,2018   6:28 pm
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Parineeti Chopra has been locked as the lead actress of Akshay Kumar-starrer "Kesari". She is excited to be part of the project. View More..

Hrithik turns 44, Sussanne calls him her 'sunshine'

    Updated On : Jan 10,2018   3:48 pm
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) As Hrithik Roshan turned 44 on Wednesday, his former wife Sussanne Khan said he is the sunshine in her life, while a host of stars like Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh sent in good wishes for the "special soul". View More..

'Padmavati' to release as 'Padmavat' on January 25

    Updated On : Jan 08,2018   6:02 pm
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) After months of uncertainty, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial Hindi film "Padmavati" will release on January 25 as "Padmavat" with a U/A certificate. It will clash with Akshay Kumar's "Pad Man". View More..

Want to do good work: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 08,2018   4:40 pm
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film "Pad Man", says that she wants to do good work and be a part of good films. View More..

Akshay Kumar begins 'Kesari' shoot

    Updated On : Jan 05,2018   1:10 pm
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Friday began the shoot of "Kesari" -- which he calls his "most ambitious film". View More..

Women should have free access to sanitary napkins: Akshay

    Updated On : Jan 04,2018   3:52 pm
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar, who is addressing the issue of menstrual hygiene in his forthcoming film "Pad Man", says women should get sanitary napkins for free as it is a basic necessity for them. View More..

10 must-see Bollywood films of 2018

    Updated On : Jan 02,2018   4:46 pm
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Like every year, a lot of films are ready to hit the screens in 2018. So, know where to put your money. View More..