Akshay Kumar popularly known as Khiladi Kumar is a famous Bollywood actor and has done over 100+ Bollywood films till date. His real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. He was born on 9th September 1967 at Amritsar, Punjab. During his childhood, his family moved to Chandni Chowk old Delhi and after a few years, he came to Mumbai. Akshay was passionate about dance during his childhood. He pursued his education at Don Bosco School and Guru Nanak Khalsa College in Mumbai.
Kumar left his college after one year and went to Bangkok for learning martial arts. Akshay was a black belt in taekwondo before going to Bangkok. After completing his martial arts training he worked as a chef and a waiter for sometime at Bangkok. After a few years, he returned to Mumbai and there he started teaching martial arts.
While teaching martial arts one of his student named him for a modeling assignment for which he worked for two days. Akshay figured that the money he earned for working as a model for two days was more than what he used to earn by teaching martial arts an entire month. That is when he decided he wanted to become a model and an actor. One day he missed his flight for Banglore and fortunately for him that evening he got signed for a film Deedar by producer Pramod Chakravorty which changed his life forever.
Akshay’s debut film was Saugandh which was released in 1991 and after that, he was offered many a number of films. He had an image of an action hero and was offered various action films and hence is popularly known as Khiladi of Bollywood. He has also done a number of comedy, romantic, drama and has recently done many autobiographies movies apart from various action films. Till dates, Akshay has done 108 films and he does on average 3-4 movies a year. In the year 1995, a total of his 11 films were released in a single year. He has also won several awards including two Filmfare awards and a National Film Award for best actor.
Akshay Kumar is a fitness freak. Even at the age of 51 he is super fit. He has done a lot of hard work all his life. As an outsider in Bollywood, he has been able to prove himself as a fine actor. He is a black belt in karate as well as taekwondo and has learned various forms of martial arts. He wakes up at 4 a.m. in the mornings and sleeps around 10 p.m. at night. He is very punctual at work. He doesn’t like to go to late night Bollywood parties at all.
|Akshay Kumar Biography|
|Real Name:||Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia|
|Nick Name:||Akki, Khiladi, Khiladi Kumar|
|Father’s Name:||Hari om Bhatia|
|Mother’s Name:||Aruna Bhatia|
|D.O.B:||9th September 1967|
|Height:||5ft 11 inches|
|Birth Place:||Amritsar, Punjab|
|Family:||Wife – Twinkle Khanna|
|Son – Aarav|