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Akshay Kumar, originally Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, is an Indian film actor mostly known for his thrilling action ventures and superbly comic timing. Apart from being an actor, Akshay has also produced few films and is the owner of Hari Om Entertainment productions and Grazing Goats Pictures.
Born to parents Hari Om Bhatia and Aruna Bhatia on 9 September 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab, this accomplished actor is known for his strict lifestyle and training routines. He is hailed as one of the best male bodies in the B-town with his chest 42”, waist 34” and biceps 16”. Akshay is 5’11” inches tall and weighs 80 Kg. Prior to his entry in Bollywood with 1991 film Saugandh, he mastered martial arts in Bangkok, worked as a waiter and chef there, later returned to Mumbai, and got himself a modeling contract. His major break came when he starred in the Abbas-Mastan directed 1992 film Khiladi. The movie established Akshay as the finest action star in the country. With lulls at times in his career, he has given blockbuster movies like Dhadkan, Namastey London, Heera Pheri, Singh is King, Holiday, Airlift, Rustom and so on.
Without any prior connection in Bollywood, Akshay has established himself among the A-listers and is one of the most successful actors in Hindi industry. He has hosted few stunt shows like Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi, He has been conferred with Padma Shri Award by the Government of India.
Akshay is termed as a prankster by his co-stars. He loved practicing martial arts everyday and playing volleyball. He is fond of honest people and abhors dishonesty. He likes simple food. His favorite food is Sushi. He is a huge fan of Kamal Haasan and Sridevi. When with family, he loves watching the movie Life is Wonderful. He has an amazing collection of cars like Bentley Continental, GT Mercedes, among others.
He has been in news for his alleged relationship with Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon and Pooja Batra. He silenced the gossip mongers by marrying Twinkle Khanna, a former actress. The couple is blessed with two children – Aarav and Nitara. Recently, Akshay and Twinkle garnered a lot of media attention when Twinkle unbuttoned his jean at a Lakme Fashion show. A lawsuit was filed against her.
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