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Akshay Kumar is an Indian actor, producer, television personality, martial artist, and philanthropist. He has established himself as one of the most famous and influential actors of Indian cinema. Akshay made his acting debut in 1991 with the film Saugandh. He first came into the limelight with the movie Khiladi and went on to become a top actor with Yeh Dillagi. His movie Cuttputlli starring Rakul Preet Singh received a great response from the critics.

Akshay Kumar spent his childhood in Delhi, and later he moved to Mumbai with his family. He did his primary education at Don Bosco School and completed higher education at Guru Nanak College in Mumbai. After having obtained a black belt in Taekwondo while in India, he went to Bangkok to learn martial arts and lived in Thailand for five years learning Thai Boxing. He also learned Muay Thai and worked as a chef and waiter.

Akshay Kumar made his debut in 1991 Hindi film Saugandh. In the following year, Abbas Mustan’s suspense thriller, Khiladi hits the box-office and Akshay was widely appreciated as a dancer. He then acted in many action films such as Khiladi Tu Anari like Möhra, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Sabse Bada Khiladi. He even made romantic movies like Dhadkan and Andaaz. In 2000, Hera Pheri went out and became a huge hit. He also played a supporting role in Yash Chopra’s Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), co-starring Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Karisma Kapoor. His performance received critics acclaim and was nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.

In 2016, Akshay’s first release was Airlift which was critically and commercially successful, and second Housefull 3 which was released on 3 June 2016. His performance has been praised. On February 9, 2018, he acted in the social film Pad Man with Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte. His next movie is the trilingual film 2.0, directed by S. Shankar.

His father was an army officer. From a young age, Kumar was very interested in sports. He lived and grew up in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk and later he moved to Mumbai when his father left Army to become an accountant with UNICEF. Akshay Kumar also has a sister, Alka Bhatia.

In 2001, Akshay Kumar married Twinkle Khanna, daughter of Rajesh Khanna and Dinple Kapadia. Twinkle has featured in films like Mela and Baadshah, is the author of two bestsellers – The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad and MrsFunnyBones. Her book sold over one hundred thousand copies and became India’s highest-selling female writer of 2015.

Biography

NameAkshay Kumar
Real NameRajiv Hari Om Bhatia
NicknameAkki, Raju, Mac, Khiladi Kumar, Akshay
ProfessionActor, Producer, Martial Artist
Date of Birth9 September 1967
Age (as of 2022)55
Zodiac signVirgo
FamilyFather: Hari Om Bhatia (Died)
Mother: Aruna Bhatia (Died on 8 September 2021 in Mumbai)
Sister: Alka Bhatia
Marital StatusMarried (17 January 2001)
Affairs/GirlfriendsPooja Batra, Ayesha Jhulka (Actress), Raveena Tandon (Actress), Rekha (Actress), Shilpa Shetty (Actress), Priyanka Chopra (Actress), Twinkle Khanna (Actress)
WifeTwinkle Khanna
ChildrenDaughter: Nitara
Son: Aarav
ReligionHindu
Educational QualificationCollege Dropout
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Darjeeling
CollegeGuru Nanak Khalsa College, Mumbai (King’s Circle)
HobbiesTraveling, Cooking, Listening to music, Martial arts training, Working out
Birth PlaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndia

India

Social Media Profiles

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Movies

YearTitleRoleNotes
1981HarjaeeBoy serenading AjayChild Artist
1987AajKarate instructorCameo
1991SaugandhShiva KirplaniDebut
1991DancerRaju
1992KhiladiRaj Malhotra
1992Mr. BondMr. Bond
1992DeedarAnand Malhotra
1993AshaantVijaySimultaneously shot in Kannada titled Vishnu Vijaya
1993Dil Ki BaaziVijay
1993Kayda KanoonDawood
1993Waqt Hamara HaiVikas Sabkuchwala
1993SainikLt. Suraj Dutt
1994ElaanVishal Chaudhary
1994Yeh DillagiVijayendra "Vijay" SaigalNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1994Jai KishenJai / KishenDual role
1994MohraAmar Saxena
1994Main Khiladi Tu AnariKaran Joglekar
1994Ikke Pe IkkaRajiv
1994AmanaatAmar
1994SuhaagRaj Sinha
1994Zakhmi DilJaidev Anand
1994ZaalimRavi
1994Hum Hain BemisaalVijay Sinha
1995PaandavInspector Vijay Kumar
1995Maidan-E-JungKaran
1995Nazar Ke SamneJai Kumar
1995Sabse Bada KhiladiVijay Kumar / Lallu
1996Tu Chor Main SipahiAmar Verma
1996Khiladiyon Ka KhiladiAkshay Malhotra
1996SapootPrem
1997Lahoo Ke Do RangSikandar Davai
1997InsaafVikram
1997DaavaArjun
1997TarazuRam Yadav
1997Mr. and Mrs. KhiladiRaja
1997Dil To Pagal HaiAjay SahniSpecial appearanceNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
1997AflatoonRocky / RajaDual role
1998Keemat – They Are BackDev Rana
1998AngaarayAmar
1998BaroodJai Sharma
1999SangharshAman Verma
1999AarzooVijay Khanna
1999International KhiladiDevraj
1999ZulmiRaj
1999JaanwarBaadshah / Babu Lohaar
2000Hera PheriRaju
2000DhadkanRam Bhan Verma
2000Khiladi 420Dev / Anand MalhotraDual role
2001Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of LoveAjay Kapoor
2001AjnabeeVikram BajajFilmfare Award for Best Villain
2002Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar KiyaRaj Malhotra
2002AankhenVishwas Prajapati
2002Awara Paagal DeewanaGuru Gulab Khatri
2002Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi KahaniAtul Agrawal
2003Talaash: The Hunt Begins...Arjun Raichand
2003AndaazRaj Malhotra
2004KhakeeShekhar VermaNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
2004Police Force: An Inside StoryVijay Singh
2004Aan: Men at WorkHari Om Pattnaik
2004Mujhse Shaadi KarogiArun Khanna / SunnyNominated —Filmfare Award for Best ComedianNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
2004HatyaRavi Lal
2004AitraazRaj Malhotra
2004Meri Biwi Ka Jawaab NahinAjay Khanna
2004Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan SaathiyoRajeev Singh
2005InsanAmjad Khan
2005BewafaaRaja
2005Waqt: The Race Against TimeAditya Thakur
2005Garam MasalaMakrand "Mac" GodboleFilmfare Award for Best Comedian
2005Deewane Huye PaagalRanbir "Rocky" Hiranadani
2005Dosti: Friends ForeverRaj
2006FamilyShekhar Bhatia
2006Mere Jeevan SaathiVicky
2006Humko Deewana Kar GayeAditya Malhotra
2006Phir Hera PheriRaju
2006Jaan-E-MannAgastya Rao
2006Bhagam BhagBunty
2007Namastey LondonArjun SinghNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2007Heyy BabyyAarush Mehra
2007Bhool BhulaiyaaDr. Aditya Srivastava
2007Om Shanti OmHimselfSpecial appearance
2007WelcomeRajiv Saini
2008TashanBachchan Pandey
2008Singh Is KinngHappy SinghNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2008JumboJayveer Singh "Jumbo"Animated film
2009Chandni Chowk to ChinaSidhu Sharma
20098 x 10 TasveerJai Puri / Jeet PuriDual role
2009Kambakkht IshqViraj Shergill
2009BlueAarav Malhotra
2009De Dana DanNitin Bankar
2010HousefullAarush Awasthi
2010Khatta MeethaSachin Tichkule
2010Action ReplayyKishen Kumar
2010Tees Maar KhanTabrez Mirza Khan / Tees Maar Khan
2011Patiala HouseParghat Singh "Gattu" Kahlon / Kali
2011Thank YouKishen
2011Desi BoyzJignesh "Jerry" Patel / Rocco
2011Chalo DilliVikram RanaGuest appearance
2012Housefull 2Suneel "Sunny" Pujari
2012Rowdy RathoreVikram Rathore / ShivaDual role
2012JokerRajkumar / Agastya
2012OMG – Oh My God!Krishna Vasudev YadavNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
2012Khiladi 786Bahattar Singh / Tehattar SinghDual role
2013Bhaji in ProblemAkshay KumarSpecial appearancePunjabi language film
2013Special 26Ajay Singh
2013Once Upon ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara!Shoaib Khan
2013BossSuryakant "Boss" Shastri
2013Bombay TalkiesHimselfSpecial appearance in song "Apna Bombay Talkies"
2014HolidayVirat BakshiNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2014EntertainmentAkhil Lokhande / Akhil Johri
2014The ShaukeensHimselfSpecial Appearance
2015BabyAjay Singh Rajput
2015Gabbar Is BackGabbar / Aditya
2015BrothersDavid Fernandes
2015Singh Is BlingRaftaar Singh
2016AirliftRanjit Katyal
2016Housefull 3Sanket "Sandy" Sehgal / Sundy
2016DishoomSameer GaziCameo
2016RustomRustom PavriNational Film Award for Best Actor
2017Jolly LLB 2Jagdishwar "Jolly" Mishra
2017Naam ShabanaAjay Singh RajputCameo
2017Toilet: Ek Prem KathaKeshav SharmaNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2018Pad ManLakshmikant ChauhanNational Film Award for Best Film on Other Social IssuesNominated —Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2018GoldTapan Das
20182.0Pakshi RajanTamil film; Dubbed himself for Hindi
2018SimmbaDCP Veer SooryavanshiSpecial appearance
2019KesariHavildar Ishar SinghNominated —Filmfare Award For Best Actor
2019BlankHimselfSpecial appearance in the song "Ali Ali"
2019Mission MangalRakesh Dhawan
2019Housefull 4Rajkumar Bala Dev Singh / Harry SinhaDual role
2019Good NewwzVarun Batra
2020LaxmiiAsif Ahmed / LaxmiiReleased on Disney Plus Hotstar
2021Bell BottomAnshul Malhotra / Bell Bottom
2021SooryavanshiDCP Veer Sooryavanshi
2021Atrangi ReSajjad Ali KhanReleased on Disney Plus Hotstar
2022Bachchhan PaandeyBachchhan Paandey
2022Samrat PrithvirajPrithviraj Chauhan
2022Raksha BandhanLala Kedarnath
2022Mission CindrellaTBACompleted
2022Ram SetuRaman KumarFilming
2023SelfieeTBAFilming
2023OMG 2 – Oh My God! 2Lord ShivaFilming
2023Untitled Soorarai Pottru remakeTBAFilming
2023Capsule GillJaswant Singh GillFilming

Television

TitleYearChannelNotes
Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar2004National Geographic ChannelHost
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi2008–9, 2011ColorsHost for Season 1, 2 and 4
MasterChef India2010–11Star PlusHost for Season 1 Special appearance in Season 2 final
Qubool Hai2014Zee TVViraat Bakshi (special appearance)
Jamai Raja2014–2017Zee TVProducer
Dare 2 Dance2014Life OKHost
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge2017Star PlusJudge
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 92019Colors TVGuest in Grand Finale
Into The Wild With Bear Grylls2020Discovery ChannelCelebrity guest

Music Video

  • 2019 – Fihall as Dr. Kabir Malhotra sang by B Praak
  • 2020 – Muskurayega India as Himself sang by Vishal Mishra
  • 2021 – Filhaal 2: Mohabbat as Dr. Kabir Malhotra sang by B Praak

Dubbing artist

  • 2011 – Transformers: Dark of the Moon for Optimus Prime in Hindi

Awards

Civilian Award

  • 2009 – Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India

Honorary Doctorate

  • 2008 – Honorary Doctorate of Law by the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada for his outstanding work in the film and contribution to social work

National Honour

  • 2004 – Rajiv Gandhi Award for his outstanding achievements in Bollywood
  • 2009 – IIFA-FICCI Frames “Most Powerful Entertainer of the Decade Award” for his contribution to Indian cinema.

The Asian Awards

  • 2001 – Outstanding Achievement in Cinema – Won

Asian Film Awards

  • 2009 – Asian Film Award for Best Actor for Singh in Kinng – Nominated

National Film Awards

  • 2017 – Best Actor for Rustom – Won
  • 2019 – Best Film on Other Social Issues for Pad Man – Won

Filmfare Awards

YearCategoryForResult
1995Best ActorYeh DillagiNominated
1998Best Supporting ActorDil To Pagal HaiNominated
2002Best VillainAjnabeeWon
2005Best Supporting ActorKhakeeNominated
2005Best Supporting ActorMujhse Shaadi KarogiNominated
2005Best ComedianMujhse Shaadi KarogiNominated
2006Best ComedianGaram MasalaWon
2008Best ActorNamastey LondonNominated
2009Best ActorSingh Is KinngNominated
2013Best Supporting ActorOMG: Oh My God!Nominated
2015Best ActorHolidayNominated
2018Best ActorToilet: Ek Prem KathaNominated
2019Best ActorPad ManNominated
2020Best ActorKesariNominated

Filmfare Awards South

  • 2019 – Best Supporting Actor Tamil for 2.0 – Nominated

Screen Awards

  • 2005 – Best Supporting Actor for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi – Nominated
  • 2005 – Jodi No. q (along with Priyanka Chopra) for Aitraaz – Nominated
  • 2009 – Best Actor (Popular Choice) for Singh Is Kinng – Won

IIFA Awards

YearCategoryForResult
2000Best ActorDhadkanNominated
2002Best VillainAjnabeeWon
2005Best ComedianMujhse Shaadi KarogiWon
2006Best ComedianGaram MasalaNominated
2008IIFA Special Award from the host country, ThailandWon
2008Best ActorBhool BhulaiyaaNominated
2009IFA Star of the Decade – MaleNominated
2013Best Supporting ActorOMG: Oh My God!Nominated
2018Best ActorToilet: Ek Prem KathaNominated

Stardust Awards

YearCategoryForResult
2005Best Actor in a Comic RoleMujhse Shaadi KarogiNominated
2008Star of the Year - MaleHeyy Babyy & Namastey LondonWon
2009Star of the Year - MaleSingh Is KinngNominated
2009Best Film (Popular)Singh Is KinngWon
2010Best Actor – Popular (Male)BlueWon
2010Best Actor (Critics)8 x 10 TasveerWon
2010Best Actor in a Comic RoleDe Dana DanNominated
2011Star of the Year - MaleHousefull and Tees Maar KhanWon
2011Best Actor in a Comedy or RomanceHousefull and Tees Maar KhanWon
2012Best Actor in a Comedy or RomanceDesi BoyzWon
2013Best Actor – Action/ThrillerRowdy Rathore and Khiladi 786Won

Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards

  • 2013 – Best Actor for Rowdy Rathore – Won

BIG Star Entertainment Awards

YearCategoryForResult
2012Most Entertaining Social FilmOMG: Oh My God!Won
2012Complete Entertainer of the Year – MaleWon
2012Most Entertaining Actor in an Thriller Role – MaleRowdy RathoreWon
2012Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Role - MaleRowdy RathoreWon
2013Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Role - MaleBossNominated
2013Most Entertaining Actor in an Thriller Role – MaleSpecial 26Nominated
2013BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor (Film) - MaleSpecial 26Nominated
2020Most Challenging ActorKesariNominated

Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards

  • 2008 – Best Entertainer of the Year 2007 for Namastey London, Heyy Babyy, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and Welcome – Won
  • 2015 – Special Award for Completing 25 years in the industry – Won

Zee Cine Awards

YearFilmCategoryResult
2006Waqt: The Race Against TimeBest Actor – MaleNominated
2008Namastey LondonBest Actor – MaleNominated
2011HousefullBest Actor – MaleNominated
2012International Male IconNominated
2014Once Upon A Time In Mumbai DobaaraBest Actor in a Negative Role – MaleNominated
2016BabyBest Actor – MaleNominated
2017AirliftBest Actor – MaleNominated
2018The State vs Jolly LL.B 2Best Actor – Male (Viewers Choice)Won
2018Toilet: Ek Prem KathaBest Actor – Male (Viewers Choice)Nominated

Star Box Office Awards

  • 2014 – Box Office 1000 Crore Club Hero for Achievement in Bollywood – Won
  • 2014 – Mr. Box Office for Holiday: A Solider Is Never Off Duty – Nominated
  • 2014 – Mr. Money Bags for Holiday: A Solider Is Never Off Duty – Nominated

Indian Television Awards

  • 2009 – Radio Mirchi Presents Best Television Personality – Won

Hello! Hall Of Fame Awards

  • 2010 – Stylish Couple Of The Year Award (along with Twinkle Khanna) – Won

Star’s Sabsey Favourite Awards

  • 2009 – Actor of the Year – Won
  • 2010 – Actor of the Year – Won

South Indian International Movie Awards

  • 2019 – Best Actor in a Negative Role for 2.0 – Nominated

Other awards

  • 2002 – Sansui Viewers’ Choice Movie Awards: Best Actor in a Villainous role for Ajnabee
  • 2003 – Bollywood Fashion Awards: Celebrity Style Male
  • 2006 – Bollywood People’s Choice Awards: Best Comic Performance Garam Masala
  • 2006 – Best Action Actor at AXN Action Awards
  • 2010 – Best Action Actor in a Negative Role at AXN Action Awards Blue
  • 2008 – Asia’s Sexiest Man Alive
  • 2015 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards: Most Glamorous Star (Male).
  • 2015 – GQ Awards: Ultimate Man Of The Year Award.
  • 2018 – GQ India Style Awards: GQ Legend award.
  • 2018 – Lions Gold Award Best Actor Popular (For selfless contribution towards the nation through a social message in films)
  • 2018 – Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Best Actor Award for Pad man
  • 2019 – HT India’s Most Stylish – Hottest Trendsetter (Male)

Honours & Recognitions

  • 2008 – Named “Sexiest Man Alive” by People (India) magazine.
  • 2009 – He was awarded the highest Japanese honor of “Katana” and a sixth degree Black Belt in Kuyukai Gojuryu Karate.
  • 2009 – He was one of the 15 international celebrities invited to the Olympics torch-bearer rally in Canada.
  • 2012 – He inaugurated the 43rd International Film festival of India in Goa.
  • 2013 – Named “Reader’s Choice Style Icon”.
  • 2017– Won the title of the biggest satyromaniac in Bollywood.

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