Akshay Kumar Biography, Movies, Photos, Awards,
Career, Age, Height & Morey
Akshay Kumar is a majestic personality of Bollywood and an action Hero. Akshay is been famous as Rajiv Hari Om. He was born on 7th September 1967. Before becoming an actor he studied martial arts in Hong Kong and worked as a chef there. For his expertise in martial arts, he is often called the Bruce Lee of India.
It was at the insistence of his friends that Akshay Kumar decided to try his luck in acting. After working for a couple of modeling assignments, he received an offer from Raj Sippy to act in his film Saugandh(1991), which however couldn’t do well in the box office. It was Abbas-Mustan’s thriller ‘Khiladi’ which made him a star.He has mostly acted in thrillers and action movies like Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1993), Elaan (1994), Mohra(1994), Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995) and Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996). He even did few romantic films such as Yeh Dillagi (1994), Dhadkan (2000) and Andaaz (2003). He did a number of films with the name Khiladi such as ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’, ‘Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi’ and even an ‘International Khiladi’. Akshay Kumar’s comic role in Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi (1997) was not quite successful. But finally, he established his talent and proved that he could act in action movies, romantic movies and even in comedies with equal ease.
Later, in the year 2000, Hera Pheri was released which became a hit. He then became the first choice for directors in comedies such as Awara Paagal Deewana (2002), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Garam Masala(2005) and Phir Hera Pheri. His dramatic roles in films like Ek Rishta (2001), Bewafaa (2005) and Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) was appreciated by his fans. His recent release Namastey London(2007) did fairly well at the box office.
Several Awards Akshay Kumar Has Won
- Filmfare award for Best Villain for Ajnabee(2002)
- Filmfare award for Best Comedian for Garam Masala(2005)
- IIFA Awards Best Villain for Ajnabee(2002)
- IIFA Awards Best Comedian for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi(2005)
Akshay married in the year 2001 to Twinkle Khanna. He is the son-in-law of India’s and Hindi Film Industry’s first ever Superstar, Rajesh Khanna and actress, Dimple Kapadia, as well as the brother-in-law of actress Rinke Khanna.
Akshay Kumar Movies List
- Jolly LLB 2(2017)
- Toilet: Ek Prem Katha(2017)
- Kesari (2019)