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Akshay Kumar: Wiki, Age, Wife, Facts, Net Worth, Biography & More

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Akshay Kuma
September 9, 1967

Akshay Kumar is a dashing and handsome hunk of the Bollywood film industry. He was born in Amritsar, India on 7th September 1967. His real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. Before emerging as an actor he learned martial arts and was employed as a chef in Hong Kong. He married famed actress Twinkle Khanna and the couple was blessed with a son named Aarav and a daughter Nitara Kumar. For his proficiency in martial arts, he's frequently known as Bruce Lee of India.

At the request of his pals that Akshay decided to try his good fortune in the acting field. After completing several modeling projects, he ultimately got an offer from film director Raj Sippy to appear in his movie named Saugandh, which however couldn’t earn well at the Indian box office. It was Abbas Mustan’s thrilling movie titled ‘ Khiladi ’ which made him a megastar overnight. He has simply starred in action and thrilling pictures such as Elaan, Sabse Bada Khiladi, Main Khiladi Tu Anarii, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, and Mohra. Akshay Kumar also appeared in several romantic pictures like Dhadkan, Andaaz, and Yeh Dillagi. He starred in numerous films named Khiladi such as Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, and International Khiladi.

Akshay Kumar’s comic appearance in the movie Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi wasn't so admired. Though eventually he established his flair and validated that he could appear in romantic pictures, action pictures, or indeed comedy pictures with an equal position of ease. In 2000, the film Hera Pheri was released and became a megahit. Akshay subsequently became a leading choice for film directors in comedy pictures like Phir Hera Pheri, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Awara Paagal Deewana, and Garam Masala.

His histrionic roles in pictures like Waqt's The Race Against Time, Bewafaa, and Ek Rishta were commended by the audience. His release “ Namastey London ” did tremendously well at the Indian box office. Akshay Kumar also won quite a lot of awards involve the Filmfare award for the Best Villain in Ajnabee, the Filmfare award for the Best humorist actor in Garam Masala, IIFA Awards for the Best Villain in Ajnabee, and IIFA Awards for the Best Comedian in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi.

Some known facts about Akshay Kumar

  • Akshay has had an illustrious career in the film industry, spanning more than three decades.
  • He is known for his comedic roles, which have made him a household name.
  • Akshay has been critical of the current state of the film industry and has spoken out against the commercialization of cinema.
  • He has also been involved in humanitarian work and has established a foundation to support the education and health of disadvantaged children.
  • Akshay is an advocate for social reform and has spoken out against the exploitation of workers in the film industry.

Akshay Kumar

Full NameRajiv Hari Om Bhatia
NicknameRaju, Akki, Mac and Khiladi Kumar
Date of BirthSeptember 9, 1967
Age Years
BirthplaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
Home TownAmritsar
EducationDon Bosco High School, Mirik, Darjeeling
Guru Nanak Khalsa College (King's Circle)Mumbai
HobbiesCollecting Posters of Old Bollywood Movies, Cooking, Martial Arts, Playing Volleyball and Cricket
Zodiac SignVirgo ♍
ProfessionActor, Producer
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight80 kg (176 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
ParentsLate Hari Om Bhatia (Father),
Aruna Bhatia (Mother)
Spouse (Wife/Husband)Twinkle Khanna
Son(s)Aarav Kumar
Daughter(s)Nitara Kumar
SiblingsAlka Bhatia
ProfessionActor, Producer
Net Worth$350 Million
FamousBollywood Movies, Martial Art
AwardsIIFA Awards for the Best Villain in Ajnabee
IIFA Awards for the Best Comedian in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Full list of Awards

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