Akshay Kumar Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Movies List, Images

Akshay Kumar is an Indian actor as well as a television producer martial artist, and philanthropist. He has made himself one of the renowned and influential actors in Indian film. Akshay began his career in 1991 in the movie Saugandh. He first entered the spotlight after the film Khiladiand was later to become a star actor in the film Yeh Dillagi. The film Cuttputlli which starred Rakul Preet Singh received an overwhelming response from critics.

Akshay Kumar spent his early years in Delhi Then, he relocated to Mumbai together with his family. His primary education was at the Don Bosco School and completed his higher studies in Guru Nanak College in Mumbai. After earning a high-level black belt in Taekwondo during his time in India He then went to Bangkok to study martial arts. He resided in Thailand for five years, learning Thai Boxing. He also studied Muay Thai and worked as a waiter and chef.


Akshay Kumar made his debut in the 1991 Hindi film Saugandh. The next year Abbas Mustan’s suspense-thriller, Khiladi hits the box office and Akshay was widely praised for his dance performance. The actor then appeared in a variety of action movies like Khiladi Tu Anari like Mohra, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, and Sabse Bada Khiladi. He also made romantic films such as Dhadkan as well as Andaaz. In 2000, his film Pheri was released and became an instant hit. He was also a part-time actor on Yash Chopra’s Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) with co-stars Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit along with Karisma Kapoor. The film received acclaim from critics and was nominated for Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.

His debut film came out as Airlift that was commercially and critically profitable, as was his second release Housefull 3 which was released on June 3rd, 2016. His performance was praised. On February 9 of 2018, he appeared in the social movie Pad Man with Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte. The next film he will be in is the trilingual film 2.0 written by S. Shankar.


He was the son of an officer in the Army. At a very young age, Kumar was very interested in sports. He was raised in the city of Delhi’s Chandni Chowk and later he relocated to Mumbai after his father quit the Army to work as an accountant at UNICEF. Akshay Kumar has a sister as well, Alka Bhatia.

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The year 2001 was the time that Akshay Kumar was married to Twinkle Khanna the her daughter from Rajesh Khanna and Dinple Kapadia. Twinkle was in movies such as Mela and Baadshah she is also her own author for two best-selling books The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad and The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad and MrsFunnyBones. Her book has sold more than one hundred thousand copies , and was the top-selling female writer in India in 2015.


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
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


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1981HarjaeeBoy serenading AjayChild Artist
1987AajKarate instructorCameo
1991SaugandhShiva KirplaniDebut
1992KhiladiRaj Malhotra
1992Mr. BondMr. Bond
1992DeedarAnand Malhotra
1993AshaantVijaySimultaneously shot in Kannada titled Vishnu Vijaya
1993Dil Ki BaaziVijay
1993Kayda KanoonDawood

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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

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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


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

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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

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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

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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

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Stardust Awards

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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

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Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards

  • 2013 – Best Actor for Rowdy Rathore – Won

BIG Star Entertainment Awards

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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

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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

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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

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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 pyromaniac in Bollywood.


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