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

Akshay Kumar recovers from Covid, returns home from hospital

Superstar Akshay Kumar gets free from Covid-19 and he returns home today. The news was shared by Akshay’s writer wife Twinkle Khanna. Twinkle took to her Instagram stories and shared a black and white caricature of her and Akshay to share the home coming news of the ‘Rustom’ actor. She ca ... read more

Akshay Kumar admitted to hospital after testing Covid positive

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar was admitted to the hospital after testing covid-19 positive. He was admitted to the hospital on Sunday. Khiladi Kumar updated about his health to his fans. He assured his well-wishers that he is ‘doing fine’ but has been admitted to hospital ‘as a precautiona ... read more

Akshay Kumar tests positive for Covid-19

Bollywood’s Khiladi and superstar Akshay Kumar informed this Sunday morning that he has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 53-year-old actor, "I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all the protocols, I have im ... read more

Akshay Kumar clicks selfie with daughter Nitara on Holi

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar shared Holi selfie with daughter Nitara. Their faces are covered with colours. "No bigger joy than festivities with those who are a part of you #HoliHappiness #StaySafe #FamilyFun," Akshay captioned the adorable picture. While actor-turned-author Twink ... read more

Ram Setu: Akshay Kumar unveils first look as an archaeologist

The first look of Akshay Kumar in the role of an archaeologist for the upcoming film, ‘Ram Setu’ was released. The Khiladi actor donned a pair of glasses, sports long hair, Sharing the first lok, Akshay Kumar wrote, “The journey of making one of the most special films for me begins today. ... read more

Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna enjoy beach time

Bollywood’s cherished couple Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna headed for a beach vacation and the couple shared their beach time photo. “Happy place = Happy face We are grateful for this getaway in the middle of a  ... read more

Akshay Kumar remembers his ‘Kesari’ co-star Sandeep Nahar

Actor Sandeep Nahar committed suicide at his Mumbai residence. He acted in movies like ‘MS-Dhoni’, ‘Kesari’ etc. He took this drastic step hours after posting on Facebook about his intention of taking extreme step. Akshay Kumar worked with Sandeep Nahar in ‘Kesari’ and he is hear ... read more