Posted Fri, September 9, 2011 9:30am IST

As the Khiladi Kumar turns 44 today, he also completes 20 years in Bollywood. We take you through the birthday boy’s most memorable hits…

Akshay Kumar made his entry into Bollywood with action thrillers. Bollywood which was devoid of an action-hero at that time lapped him up instantly and the tall and handsome Punjabi munda quickly found a huge female fan following. While Akshay always remained in the news more for his relationships than for his performances, he transformed into a box-office king after the huge success of his comedy flick Hera Pheri. Here is a list of films that made Akshay the star that he is.