|Born||9 September 1967 (Amritsar)|
|Height||1.78 m ( 5 feet and 10 inches )|
|Occupation||Actor film producer|
|Father||Hari Om Bhatia|
Akshay Kumar Early Life:-
Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia (aka Akshay Kumar) was born in Amritsar. His father was a military officer. He was a keen performer and dancer since his childhood. He grew up in Chandni Chowk, Delhi. Then he moved to Koliwada, Mumbai. Koliwada was a Punjabi community. While studying martial arts in Thailand, he obtained a black belt and worked as a chef. When he returned from India, he worked in a Kolkata travel agency. He then moved to Mumbai to learn martial arts. A student encouraged him to try modeling and acting.
Akshay Kumar was the son of Hari Om Bhatia, a military officer, and Aruna Bhatia. He also had a daughter, Alka Bhatia. Alka Bhatia is now married to Surendra Hiranandani, a business tycoon. He lived in Delhi with his family and then moved to Mumbai for higher school. At an early age, he was recognized as a dancer and performer. He confided to his father his dreams of becoming an actor as a teenager.
Akshay Kumar Career:-
Akshay was returning to Mumbai to teach Martial Arts. One of his students suggested that he try modeling. After several photo-shoots, Akshay realized he was making more money modeling than teaching martial arts for a month. After missing a flight to Bangalore for a photo shoot, Akshay went to a movie studio and signed as the lead actor for the film “Deedar”.
Even though he signed “Deedar”, Akshay Kumar’s first film was “Saugandh” in 1991. He was cast in Abbas-Mustan’s ‘Khiladi,’ his breakout role. In 1992, his film, ‘Deedar’, was released. He was a police officer in the 1994 Hindi films ‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari’ and ‘Mohra, which were among the top-grossing Hindi films that year. He starred opposite Kajol in ‘Yeh Dillagi,’ for which he was nominated for the Filmfare Awards as well as the Star Screen Awards for Best Actor. Along with several other hits such as ‘Elaan and ‘Suhaag, this made Akshay Kumar a highly successful actor. He starred in 11 feature films during 1994. He starred in the 1995 film ‘Sabse Bada Khiladi,’ followed by ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, which was commercially successful and earned him the nickname “Khiladi”.
After a series of unsuccessful films such as ‘Jaanwar’ and ‘International Khiladi’, he faced a setback with his film career. He starred alongside Suneil Shetty, Paresh Rawal in the 2000 Priyadarshan-directed film ‘Hera Pheri. This was a pivotal moment in his career. It also established him as a comedian actor and formed Akshay Kumar’s successful relationship with Priyadarshan. He also starred in the film ‘Dhadkan’, which received praise from critics. He played the role of the villain in “Ajnabee” in 2001. This earned him his first Filmfare Award as well as an IIFA award for Performance In a Negative Roll. It was this film that Akshay began to love playing villainous roles. He played the role of a blind man alongside Paresh Rawal and Arjun Rampal in “Aankhein” in 2002. Both the film and his performance were highly acclaimed. He played the role of a corrupt cop in Rajkumar Santoshi’s 2004 film ‘Khakee, which received positive reviews.
Akshay Kumar Filmography:-
The year 2012 began with ‘Housefull 2, a sequel to the original ‘Housefull’. It was a huge success at the box-office. His next film was “Rowdy Rathore”, in which he played a dual role with Sonakshi Sinha. His next film, “OMG: Oh My God”, was both a box office and critical success. He also starred in the film “Joker” that was widely proclaimed to be his 100th film. However, Akshay later stated that he had already reached the 100-film milestone. He starred in the film ‘Special 26’, which received great reviews from critics and was a modest box office hit. He also starred in Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara!, in which he played Dawood Ibrahim. This was the first Hindi film shot in Oman. He was a star in several hit films, including ‘Its Entertainment, ‘Holiday, and ‘Boss.’ In 2015, he had three critical and box office hits: ‘Baby’ (Gabbar Is Back), ‘Brothers’ (Baby), and ‘Gabbar Is Back). He also had a great year in 2016, with films such as the multistarrer Housefull 3 and the acclaimed ‘Airlift’. This was Akshay’s silver jubilee hit movie, making him one of only 25 actors to have 25 hits. Both ‘Airlift and ‘Rustom were patriotic films that were inspired by real-life incidents. He became a singer in 2017 for his film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”, which was his eighth 100 crore film and his biggest success film to date.
Akshay Kumar Net Worth:-
Akshay Kumar, an Indian film actor and producer, is a martial artist with a net worth $220 million. Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia (aka Akshay Kumar) was born September 9, 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. He has directed over 100 Hindi films, including more than 125. Numerous times, he has been nominated for Filmfare Awards. He was a star in action films in the beginning stages of his career. His films include Waqt Hamara Hai (1993), Mohra (94), Elaan (94), Suhaag (1996), Sapoot (1996), Sapoot (1996), Angaray (1998). Keemat – They Are Back (1998). Sangharsh (1999). His dramatic films include Yeh Dillagi (1994), Dhadkan (2000) and Namastey London (2007). He also appeared in Waqt: The Race against Time (2005), Patiala House (2011). His comedy performances include films like Hera Pheri ((2000)), Mujhse Shaadi Kargi (2004), Garam Masala (2006), Bhagam Bhag (2006) and Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2008). Read More…..