Born on 9 September 1967, Akshay Kumar is an actor-producer, television personality, and a martial artist by profession who has been working in Indian cinema for more than 29 years. The actor is an Indian born naturalized Canadian. The actor has performed in more than a hundred movies And been honored with several awards, including two Filmfare awards and won national awards. Akshay Kumar is one of the greatest superstars in Indian films. In Bollywood’s history, he was the first actor whose domestic net lifetime collections for more than Rs.200 billion by 2013, and by 2016, it was Rs. 30 billion. He has starred in 113 films, out of which 52 films were successful commercially. His original name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia his age is 53 years old, and he was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India.
Early life & Career
He made his debut in 1991 with the film Saugandh, but it did not do well. In 1992 he came up with the blockbuster action thriller movie Khiladi, and then he was popularly known as an action film star in the 90s 90s. His Initial movies were popularly known as the Khiladi film series, which gave him the title Khiladi of the Indian cinema. After working on the film, he noticed, including Dhadkan in 2000, Andaz in 2003, Waqt in 2005, Namastey London in 2007, and Patiala house in 2011. His outstanding performance in the movies like Hera Pheri Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Singh is king gave him tremendous success and popularity in India. The actor also received Filmfare awards for his negative role in Ajnabi.
On the other hand, his Career fluctuated commercially, wherein in 2007, he gave four consecutive Hits on the box office. His status with the several films was critically criticized by the viewers, which improved and became favorable after his outstanding work in movies like memorable 26 baby airlift holiday and many others; he also received the national film award for the movie Rustom in the category of Best actor in 2016 he was further noticed for his acting and bringing in the notice for the social issues in his films Toilet: Ek Prem Katha the war film Kesari in 2019, Padman in 2018.
Besides acting, the actor has also worked as a stunt actor and has frequently played many dangerous stunts in the films, giving him the title Indian Jackie Chan. He had also hosted the TV show fear factor Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2008. He founded Hari om Entertainment production company in 2009 and 2012, founded Grazing goats picture, where The first TV reality show was launched named Dare to dance. He also owns a team in the World Kabaddi League, which is Khalsa Warriors. According to the Forbes list of highest-paid entertainers globally, Akshay Kumar is the 52nd celebrity with earnings of $48.5 million. The government of India honored him with the fourth highest civil honor Padma Shri in 2009.
The actor was born in a Punjabi family to Hari Om Bhatia and Aruna Bhatia in Amritsar Punjab. He is an army brat. From a very young age, the actor was always keen to participate in sports and was very active in physical activities. His father also enjoyed wrestling. He lived a childhood in Chandni Chowk Delhi. Later the family moved to Bombay, which is Mumbai the present day. There, his father became an accountant with UNICEF and left the army. After then his sister was born, and they started living in Koliwada, A Punjabi dominated area in central Bombay.
He went to Don Bosco high school in Matunga for his school education, where he learned karate simultaneously. For his graduation, he went to Guru Nanak Khalsa College for his higher education, but due to a lack of interest in studies, he dropped out later. He asked his father to send him to Thailand so that he could learn martial arts, so his father somehow saved money and sent him to Bangkok To learn martial arts and also live in Thailand to learn Thai boxing for five years. Her sister Alka Bhatia was very close to him then the actor expressed his wish of becoming an actor. The actor has also earned a black belt in taekwondo. He has worked as a chef and waiter in Thailand, where he went to Kolkata in a travel agency, and he sold his Kundan jewelry in Dhaka in a hotel. When he returned to Mumbai, he started teaching the art of martial. During that time, one of the student’s father was himself a model coordinator and took his father’s help so that a modeling Assignment could be given to Kumar for a showroom of furniture. The actor earned money in the first two days of shooting, then the entire month’s salary, which gave him a flow and shifted his focus from teaching martial arts to becoming a model. He worked as an assistant photographer under Jayesh Sheth for more than a year without Payment to shoot for his first portfolio. He has also worked in various fields as a background dancer. One day he missed his flight to Bangalore for an ad shoot where he visited a studio along with his portfolio. That evening, the actor was signed for a leading role by the producer Pramod Chakravorty for the movie the deer.
Some interesting facts about the actor are
1. He charges 25,00,00,000s per film as a salary his nationality Canadian. He is a 53-year-old actor who is often called Akki Khiladi Kumar Raju, who is an actor and producer by his profession. he has a weight of 80 kgs and a great height of 5’11 “his hair color is black, and his hair colors dark brown. His first movie was organized in 1999, and he debuted as a producer in 2012 with the movie joker.
2. He has also received the best Filmfare award for the category of Best Villain for Ajnabee in 2002, and he won Best comedian for gram masala in 2006. He won national recognition for the best actor in 2017 what is movie Rustam in 2004 Rajiv Gandhi award was honored to him for his outstanding achievements in Indian cinema.
3. His zodiac sign is Virgo. His qualification is a college dropout. He is a Punjabi Rajput by caste. He is a non-vegetarian but his food habits. He lives in Juhu prime Beach Apartment Gandhi gram Road Juhu Mumbai.
4. His hobbies are cooking, playing volleyball and cricket martial arts collecting posters of old movies. He has a tattoo on his left shoulder, his wife’s nickname Tina on his back, and his son’s name tattooed Aarav.
5. Akshay Kumar was caught in a controversy Where his wife unbuttoned his jeans in front of the audience For the promotion in Lakme fashion week in Mumbai. He is married to actress and writer Twinkle Khanna.
6. He has dated many actresses, including Pooja Batra Ayesha Jhulka Raveena Tandon Shilpa Shetty Priyanka Chopra. He got married on 17 January 2001 with two children named Aarav and Nitara.
7. His favorite actor is Amitabh Bachchan, and Jackie Chan and actresses are Sridevi and Kareena Kapoor his favorite destination is Mauritius. He has an outstanding car collection, including Honda CRV Porsche Cayenne. Hi, on two bikes Yamaha Vmax and Harley-Davidson.
8. His income, according to 2019, is Rs.466 crores. His net worth is 980 crores. The actor does not smoke and drink alcohol; he is dedicated to his fitness and health.
9. He is famous for getting up early, at around 4 o’clock in the morning, going to the gym, and performing the proper workout. He is renowned for his schedule where he gives adequate time to his body and believes in fitness.
10. He has worked in a restaurant named Metro guest house as a waiter in Bangkok to earn his living where his salary was Rs.1500 he has even used as a peon for a travel organization in Kolkata.
11. After giving several flops continuously, his performance in comic movies had a very wrong the audience, and he again. He got engaged with twinkle Khanna, Daughter of famous actor-director Rajesh Khanna and dimple Kapadia. He believes in not bragging about his Life and Career, keeping his children away from the media, and giving them a normal lifestyle.
12. He has hosted many TV shows titled seven deadly arts, three seasons of Khatron Ke Khiladi Dare two dance, and Masterchef India season one. In one of his office film OMG: oh my God, the bike the actor Road was worth Rs.1 million in 2008, he was listed among the sexiest man alive by People magazine. He was also honored with the honorary doctorate of law from the University of Windsor for his tremendous carrier in Indian Bollywood in 2008. He is a fitness freak, and he does love getting involved in activities that keep him in shape.
13. He is emotional about every first of his life. He has still held his first car, motorcycle, and house. The actor has played the role of a police officer in 15 films. He learned Arabic for the part of a Covid-based businessman and airlift. In 2019 the actor was in the list of 10 highest-paid actors collecting $89.4 million.