Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar

Movie Actor

Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, known professionally as Akshay Kumar, is an Indian-born naturalised Canadian actor and film producer who works in Hindi cinema. In over 30 years of acting, Kumar has appeared in over 100 films and has won several awards, including two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards.

Full Name
Sep 9, 1967
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Akshay Kumar, born Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia on September 9, 1967, is an Indian-born Canadian actor and producer. Born in Amritsar, India, he moved to Mumbai at the age of 17 to pursue an acting career. He debuted in 1991 with the film "Saugandh" and has since starred in over 120 feature films. Akshay is one of the most successful and highest paid actors in Bollywood and has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career.

     Akshay is known for his versatile roles ranging from action heroics to comic roles. In 2008 his performance in "Singh Is Kinng" earned him a Filmfare award nomination for Best Actor and further cemented his place as a leading man in Hindi cinema. His later works include "Airlift", "Housefull 2", "Baby", and "Jolly LLB 2". He has also appeared in several international projects such as "Breakaway" (2011) and "Brothers" (2015).

     Outside of acting, Akshay is an accomplished martial artist and philanthropist. He holds a black belt in Taekwondo and has trained with martial arts legends Jackie Chan and Jet Li. In 2017 he was appointed as a national ambassador for the Government of India's 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign which seeks to promote the education of girls across India.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1967</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Akshay Kumar is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 9, 1967, Akshay Kumar was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1991</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Film 'Saugandh'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kumar's debut film was Saugandh, a crime drama directed by Raj N. Sippy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Awarded Best Actor</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kumar won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the romantic drama, Dil To Pagal Hai.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes First Comedy Film 'Hera Pheri'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">He made his first comedy film, Hera Pheri, which was a huge success.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Becomes 'Khiladi' of Bollywood</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kumar's action thriller, Kambakkht Ishq, earned him the title of 'Khiladi' of Bollywood.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starred in Highest Grossing Indian Film 'Krrish 3'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kumar starred in the highest grossing Indian film, Krrish 3.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives National Award for Best Actor</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kumar receives the National Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Versatile Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Akshay Kumar is an extremely versatile actor. He has starred in a wide range of genres from action to romance, drama to comedy and more. He's an incredible talent who can bring any character to life with his captivating performances.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Inspiring Humanitarian</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Akshay Kumar is also a very inspiring humanitarian. He's been involved in many charitable causes, such as helping to provide healthcare and education for underprivileged children and supporting victims of natural disasters.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a National Icon</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Akshay Kumar is an iconic figure in India, having starred in some of the most successful films in the country. He has become a symbol of success and pride for Indians all around the world, inspiring them to strive for their dreams.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Akshay Kumar is a martial arts expert</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Akshay Kumar trained in martial arts for many years, earning a black belt in Taekwondo and mastering other forms of martial arts. He has even opened his own school for martial arts in Mumbai.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> He was an avid chef</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before he became an actor, Akshay Kumar was working as a chef in Bangkok. He even taught cooking classes to some friends.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He has acted in more than 100 movies</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Over the course of his career, Akshay Kumar has acted in more than 100 movies, making him one of the most prolific stars in Bollywood.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> He is a producer too</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aside from acting, Akshay Kumar has also produced several movies throughout his career, including Khiladi 786 and Singh Is Kinng.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Akshay Kumar is an accomplished singer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In addition to being an actor, producer and martial artist, Akshay Kumar also has experience in singing. He has released several albums over the years and even performed on stage at concerts.</p></div>


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