Career: - Born in Amritsar, Punjab to a military man, Akshay moved to Mumbai and graduated from Guru Nanak Khalsa College. After obtaining a black belt in Taekwondo, Kumar pursued martial arts in Bangkok.
Upon returning the actor taught martial arts to earn his daily bread. One of his students, an aspiring photographer, recommended Kumar into a modeling assignment which in turned paved his path to Bollywood. Kumar made his Bollywood acting debut with Saugandh, followed by the thriller Khiladi.
After Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi, Akshay went through a rough patch and later superseded his focus from action movies to rom-coms as well as comedies.
Akshay's career soared like an eagle in 2007 with four straight hits. Prominent among his movies are Khiladi series, Waqt: The Race Against Time, Singh Is Kinng, Namastey London, Oh My God ,Special 26 and others.
Love Life: - Apart from a booming career the stunt actor has had his share of flings and was speculated to be secretly married to bombshell Raveena, however after 3 years off dating Raveena called it quits due to Kumar's infidelity and his apparent fling with Rekha during the making of Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi.
Akki was in newspapers for almost a year due to his torrid affair with Shilpa Shetty, however two-timed the lady with her best-friend Twinkle Khanna and settled down with her to avoid further controversies.
While the Twinkle and Akii duo nurtured two kids Aarvav and Nitara, Akshay stayed in shape with the help of kickboxing, basketball, swimming work out and was named as the "Sexiest Man Alive" by Indian edition of People magazine.
After from the Big Screen, Akshay's has also hosted MasterChef India and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi on the small screen.
Fashion Sense: - The Khiladi Kumar, is fashion forward and manifests a cutting edge, bold and rugged style statement. When Akshay Kumar was signed on as the brand ambassador of Levi's jeans, things definitely changed for the better. Twinkle also seems to have rubbed her amazing fashion skills on him.
1) Akshay has appeared in over 125 films.
2) The box-office collection of Kumar films has crossed 20 billion (US$340 million) and till date is the only Bollywood actor to do so.
3) In 1994, Akshay had an astonishing 11 releases in a single year.