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Akshay Kumar

Fullname: Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia aka Akshay Kumar

Nicknames: Akki, Khiladi, Khiladi Kumar

Date of Birth: September-9-1967

Zodiac: Virgo

Height: 6-1

Marital Status: Twinkle Khanna (wife)

Bio:Akshay Kumar was born in Amritsar, Punjab as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia on September 9, 1967. He studied at Don Bosco School in Delhi, and later moved to Mumbai and studied in Khalsa College. He earned a Black Belt in Taekwondo and his passion for martial arts took him to Bangkok where he learnt Muay Thai. He worked as a chef and waiter to earn money so that he can fund his own studies. Back here in India when he started off as a martial arts instructor, one of his students said that Akshay’s good looks will help him become a model. Akki decided to try his hand at modeling, and not only did he land up with an assignment, he also got paid a whopping Rs 5000 for it. Money drove him to pursue this field, and as luck would have it, he was spotted by producer Pramod Chakravarthy who offered him his first film Deedar. But it was Saugandh which released first and remains his debut vehicle in Bollywood. There has been no looking back ever since. His dare-devilry stunts earned him the ‘action star’ tag, mainly accredited to the Khiladi series - Khiladi in 1992, followed by Main Khiladi Tu Anari in 1994, Sabse Bada Khiladi in 1995, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi in 1996 and so on. Known primarily for his action roles in these films, the Yash Raj banner introduced Akshay as the romantic hero in Yeh Dillagi starring Saif Ali Khan and Kajol too. After a spate of action films and dabbling in romance, it was time for comedy and negative shades. Akki took on both these genres by storm, with the 2000 hit film Hera Pheri co-starring Sunil Shetty and Paresh Rawal, and the 2001 movie Ajnabee cementing his position as the versatile hero. Ajnabee also won him his first Filmfare Award for the Best Villain and the IIFA for Best Performance in a Negative role. But it was action and adventure that Akshay always held close to his heart. And reinforcing his numero uno position as the Khiladi of Bollywood, he stepped on to the small screen as the host of Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi. With this venture, success and stardom caught up with Akki both on the small screen and the 70 mm. At a time when Rs 100 crore club was the new business norm in B-town and films were setting newer benchmarks, Akshay imprinted his stamp here too – his films Housefull 2 and Rowdy Rathore went on to enter this coveted club . With professional acclaim, came personal peace too. Akshay Kumar married Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia’s daughter Twinkle Khanna in 2001. Their son Aarav was born in 2002 and baby girl Nitara Khanna Bhatia in 2012.

News & Gossip:

Akshay Kumar displays his Taekwondo tricks on Cine Stars ki Khoj! Khiladi Kumar was promoting his upcoming film Entertainment on the reality show Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar displayed his tricks of Taekwondo on a reality TV show when he went to promote his upcoming movie Entertainment on the platform. There, he happened to have a face-off …
Akshay Kumar thinks of Twinkle Khanna as his superwoman! The Entertainment actor is smitten by his wifey's recent magazine cover-shoot outing! Akshay Kumar may romance a string of women on reel. But his heart and sole lies with the love of his life Twinkle Khanna. The actor who has a son named Aarav with the Twinkle, has been married …
Kailash Kher does not feel threatened by actors who have taken up singing! The singer said it’s a refreshing change to see actors sing for their films With actors lending their voice for films these days, singer-composer Kailash Kher feels it is a good change in Bollywood as it enhances the popularity of a movie. Bollywood celebrities like …
Twinkle Khanna sizzles on the cover of a popular magazine- View pic! Looking at the cover we seriously wonder why Akshay Kumar's wifey quit Bollywood... Twinkle Khanna truly twinkles on the cover of a popular women's magazine. Not only does the ex-actor turned interior designer look much younger than her years, she still has that star quality …
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7: Akshay Kumar gets violent with Manish Paul! The Entertainment actor was seen injuring the host. What exactly happened? Read on to know more… Akshay Kumar is widely popular for his unique stunts. The Entertainment actor while promoting his film on the sets of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7, decided to use his skills on host …
Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan or Aamir Khan: Who’s the ultimate rockstar on Twitter? Salman is most interactive while Aamir is the least Aamir Khan Twitter id: @aamir_khan Tweets: 142 Followers: 7.53 million followers Twitter personality: The reticent Aamir Khan, who talks to the media only when his films are up for a release follows the same modus …
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