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Akshay Kumar
Biography
NameAkshay Kumar
Real NameRajiv Bhatia
NicknameAkki
Khiladi Kumar
ProfessionIndian actor and producer
Years Active1987-Present
Date of BirthSeptember 9, 1967
Age (In 2022)55 Years
Birth PlaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityCanadian
ReligionHinduism
EthnicitySouth Asian
CastePunjabi Rajput
Mother TonguePunjabi
ZodiacVirgo
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 11in
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseTwinkle Khanna
akshay kumar with twinkle khanna
Marriage DateJanuary 17, 2001
akshay kumar and twinkle khanna marriage picture
Girlfriend(s)/Affair(s)Priyanka Chopra
akshay kumar with priyanka chopra
Shilpa Shetty
akshay kumar with shilpa shetty
Raveena Tandon
raveena tandon with akshay kumar
Rekha
akshay kumar with rekha
Pooja Batra
akshay kumar with pooja batra
Ayesha Jhulka
akshay kumar with ayesha jhulka
Nipunika Sobti (1997)
Dimple Varma (1991)
Children
Son(s)Aarav Kumar Bhatia
akshay kumar with son aarav kumar bhatia
Daughter(s)Nitara Kumar Bhatia
akshay kumar with daughter nitara kumar bhatia
Parents
FatherHari Om Bhatia
akshay kumar with father hari om bhatia
MotherAruna Bhatia
akshay kumar with mother aruna bhatia
Sibling(s)
Sister(s)Alka Bhatia
akshay kumar with his sister alka bhatia
Other Relative(s)
Niece(s)Simar (Kapoor) Bhatia
Naomika Saran
Father-in-lawRajesh Khanna
akshay kumar with rajesh khanna
Mother-in-lawDimple Kapadia
Brother-in-law(s)Surendra Hiranandani
Vaibhav Kapoor
Karan Kapadia
Sister-in-law(s)Rinke Khanna
Education Details
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Matunga
CollegeGuru Nanak Khalsa College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationCollege Dropout
Filmography
Debut MovieSaugandh (1991)
MoviesSelfiee (TBA)
Oh My God! 2 (TBA)
Mission Cinderella (TBA)
Ram Setu (TBA)
Raksha Bandhan (TBA)
Prithiviraj (2022)
Bachchhan Paandey (2022)
Atrangi Re (2021)
Sooryavanshi (2021)
Bell Bottom (2021)
Laxmii (2020)
Good Newwz (2019)
Housefull 4 (2019)
Mission Mangal (2019)
Kesari (2019)
2.0 (2018)
Gold (2018)
Pad Man (2018)
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)
Jolly LLB 2 (2017)
Rustom (2016)
Housefull 3 (2016)
Airlift (2016)
Singh is Bling (2015)
Brothers (2015)
Gabbar Is Back (2015)
Baby (2015)
The Shaukeens (2014)
Entertainment (2014)
Holiday (2014)
Boss (2013)
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013)
Special 26 (2013)
Khiladi 786 (2012)
OMG – Oh My God! (2012)
Joker (2012)
Rowdy Rathore (2012)
Housefull 2 (2012)
Desi Boyz (2011)
Thank You (2011)
Patiala House (2011)
Tees Maar Khan (2010)
Action Replayy (2010)
Khatta Meetha (2010)
Housefull (2010)
De Dana Dan (2009)
Blue (2009)
Kambakkht Ishq (2009)
8 x 10 Tasveer (2009)
Chandni Chowk to China (2009)
Jumbo (Animated film, 2008)
Singh Is Kinng (2008)
Tashan (2008)
Welcome (2007)
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Heyy Babyy (2007)
Namastey London (2007)
Bhagam Bhag (2006)
Jaan-E-Mann (2006)
Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006)
Mere Jeevan Saathi (2006)
Family (2006)
Dosti: Friends Forever (2005)
Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
Garam Masala (2005)
Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
Bewafaa (2005)
Insan (2005)
Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo (2004)
Meri Biwi Ka Jawaab Nahin (2004)
Aitraaz (2004)
Hatya: The Murder (2004)
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)
Aan: Men at Work (2004)
Police Force: An Inside Story (2004)
Khakee (2004)
Andaaz (2003)
Talaash: The Hunt Begins... (2003)
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002)
Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)
Aankhen (2002)
Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya (2002)
Ajnabee (2001)
Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love (2001)
Khiladi 420 (2000)
Dhadkan (2000)
Hera Pheri (2000)
Jaanwar (1999)
Zulmi (1999)
International Khiladi (1999)
Aarzoo (1999)
Sangharsh (1999)
Barood (1998)
Angaaray (1998)
Keemat – They Are Back (1998)
Aflatoon (1997)
Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)
Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi (1997)
Tarazu (1997)
Daava (1997)
Insaaf: The Final Justice (1997)
Lahoo Ke Do Rang (1997)
Sapoot (1996)
Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996)
Tu Chor Main Sipahi (1996)
Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995)
Nazar Ke Samne (1995)
Maidan-E-Jung (1995)
Paandav (1995)
Hum Hain Bemisaal (1994)
Zaalim (1994)
Zakhmi Dil (1994)
Suhaag (1994)
Amaanat (1994)
Ikke Pe Ikka (1994)
Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994)
Mohra (1994)
Jai Kishen (1994)
Yeh Dillagi (1994)
Elaan (1994)
Sainik (1993)
Waqt Hamara Hai (1993)
Kayda Kanoon (1993)
Dil Ki Baazi (1993)
Ashaant (1993)
Deedar (1992)
Mr. Bond (1992)
Khiladi (1992)
Dancer (1991)
Saugandh (1991)
Cameo(s)Blank (2019)
Simmba (2018)
Naam Shabana (2017)
Dishoom (2016)
Bombay Talkies (2013)
Bhaji in Problem (Punjabi, 2019)
Chalo Dilli (2011)
Aaj (1987)
Award(s)/Title(s)
Padma Shri (2019)
Best Film on Other Social Issues for "Pad Man" at National Film Awards, 2019
Best Actor for "Rustom" at National Film Awards, 2017
Best Actor – Male (Viewers Choice) for "Jolly LL.B 2" at Zee Cine Awards, 2018
Best Actor (Popular Choice) for "Singh Is Kinng" at Screen Awards, 2009
Best Comedian for "Garam Masala" at Filmfare Awards, 2006
Best Comedian for "Mujhse Shaadi Karogi" at IIFA Awards, 2005
Best Villain for "Ajnabee" at IIFA Awards, 2002
Best Villain for "Ajnabee" at Filmfare Awards, 2002
Contact/Social Media Details
Twittertwitter.com/akshaykumar/ (45m followers)
Facebookfacebook.com/akshaykumarofficial/ (48m followers)
Instagraminstagram.com/akshaykumar/ (62m followers)
Other Details
Net Worth (Approx)US$ 300 million.
Salary/Fees₹75 crores per movie
Signatureakshay kumar signature
Facts
Akshay Kumar is an Indian actor and producer who works mainly in hindi movies. He has worked in more than 100 film in an acting career spanning over three decades and has won several awards, including a National Film Award for Best Actor and 2 Filmfare Awards.
Akshay was born on September 9, 1967 in a Punjabi hindu family to Hari Om Bhatia and Aruna Bhatia in Amritsar, Punjab. He also has a sister, Alka Bhatia. He grew up in Delhi's Chandni Chowk but later moved to Koliwada, Mumbai.
His father, Hari Om Bhatia was an army officer.
He completed his school education from Don Bosco High School, Matunga. He enrolled in Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Mumbai for graduation but dropped out of college.
After obtaining a black belt in Taekwondo in india, he went to Bangkok, Thailand for learning martial arts and lived there for five years. He worked as a chef and waiter during his stay in Thailand.
After returning from Thailand, he started working in a travel agency in Kolkata and later in Kundan jewellery, New Delhi. Then returned to Mumbai where he started teaching martial arts. The father of one of his students recommended him into a modelling agency which got his first modelling assignment for a furniture showroom.
Akshay Kumar was first signed by Pramod Chakravarti for Deedar (1992), but his first release was Saugandh (1991) opposite Shantipriya.
His first commercial success was in Abbas Mustan-directed suspense thriller Khiladi (1992) opposite Ayesha Jhulka. This was first his film which had Khiladi in the title, later on he worked in movies like Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995), Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996), Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi (1997), International Khiladi (1999), Khiladi 420 (2000) and Khiladi 786 (2012).
He won the Filmfare Award for Best Villain for his negative role in Ajnabee (2001) & Best Comedian for Garam Masala (2005).
Akshay Kumar got married to actress Twinkle Khanna on 17 January 2001. The couple has a son, Aarav Kumar Bhatia and a daughter, Nitara Kumar Bhatia.
In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
There was a controversy in 2009 when his wife, Twinkle Khanna unbuttoned his jeans during Lakme Fashion Week. A complaint was filed against the couple and the event organizers for obscenity.
In 2017, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom (2016).
In 2020, he was listed as the 6th highest paid actor in the world by Forbes. Akshay was the only Bollywood star on the list.
He owns two production houses, Hari Om Entertainment & Grazing Goat Pictures.
Akshay also owns the team Khalsa Warriors in the World Kabaddi League.
He has a niece named Simar Bhatia. Simar changed her surname from Kapoor to Bhatia after her mother Alka Bhatia divorced Simar's father, Vaibhav Kapoor. Alka Bhatia got married to Surendra Hiranandani after her divorce with Vaibhav Kapoor.
He had auditioned for Deepak Tijori's role in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) but was not selected.
His first role in a movie was a 15 second role as a Karate Instructor in the film Aaj (1987) starring Raj Babbar, Smita Patil, Kumar Gaurav and Raj Kiran. Akshay was the name of the character played by Kumar Gaurav. After the movie her decided to change his name from Rajiv Bhatia to Akshay Kumar.
He was in a relationship with Nipunika Sobti (daughter of Praveen Kumar Sobti known for playing the role of Bheem in BR Chopra's television show Mahabharat) in 1997.
Akshay dated model Dimple Varma in 1991. She is the niece of Anand Mahindra as her father was his first cousin.
He holds a Canadian passport and he had to give up his indian citizenship as india does not allow dual citizenship.
Akshay did a small cameo as child in Harjaee (1981). He was seen serenading Randhir Kapoor with flowers in a wedding scene in the movie.
He was the first choice for Arjun Rampal's role in Farhan Akhtar's Don but he turned down the offer as he wished to play the titular character himself.
He was signed for Phool Aur Kaante (1992) but was replaced by Ajay Devgan.
Akshay has his wife's nickname "Tina" tattoed on his left shoulder and his son's name "Aarav" on his back.
akshay kumar tattoo
akshay kumar tattoo
His estimated net worth is approximately US$ 300 million and he charges ₹75 crores per movie.
The trailer of Akshay Kumar's career's most expensive film Prithviraj was released on 9 May 2022 but Akshay was heavily trolled on social media as many people thought Akshay Kumar was miscast in the role of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan and also criticised him alleging for lack of preparation and accused him of completing a historical epic like Prithviraj in just 40 days. Some people even compared his look in the movie to his character of Bala from Housefull 4. Chandraprakash Dwivedi directed movie will be released in theatres on 3 June 2022.
In 2022, Akshay Kumar got trolled after joining Ajay Devgan and Shah Rukh Khan in Vimal Elaichi ad. Post the release of the ad, people took to social media to express their disappointment about the actor's choice to endorse the product and a video also went viral in which Akshay stated that he had several offers from gutka companies, but he didn't want to endorse the category and hence turned down those offers even though they were lucrative.

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