Full Name: Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia
Date of Birth: September 9, 1967
Profession: Actor & Filmmaker & Presenter
Akshay Kumar was born on September 9, 1967 in India. His father was an officer. Kumar was very interested in sports from an early age. His father also liked wrestling. He lived and grew up in Chandni Chowk in Delhi and later moved to Mumbai (present-day Mumbai) when his father left Ordu to become an accountant at UNICEF. Soon his sister was born and the family lived in Koliwada, a Punjabi-dominated area of central Mumbai.
He received his school education from Don Bosco High School in Matunga simultaneously learning Karate. He enrolled in Guru Nanak Khalsa College for higher education, but dropped out because he was not very interested in studies. He said he wanted to learn more about martial arts from his father, and his father saved up to send him to Thailand. Kumar traveled to Bangkok to learn martial arts and lived in Thailand for five years to learn Thai Boxing. He has a sister named Alka Bhatia. When Kumar was a teenager, his father asked him what he wanted to be. Kumar said he wanted to be an actor.
Kumar first appeared as a lead actor in Saugandh (1991) opposite Raakhee and Shantipriya. The same year, he starred in Kishore Vyas’ Dancer, but his performance received poor reviews. The following year, he starred in the thriller Khiladi, directed by Abbas Mustan. His next movie is the detective movie Mr. Raj Sippy, based on James Bond. Bond became. In 2000, she starred in the comedy Hera Pheri, with Paresh Rawal and Sunil Shetty, directed by Priyadarshan. The remake of the Malayalam movie Ramji Rao Speaking was commercial success and marked a turning point in Kumar’s career. His only movie to be released in 2017 was Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. This film described the seriousness of the toilet problem in certain regions of the country. Akshay’s performance in the movie was highly appreciated.
After being engaged twice to actress Twinkle Khanna, daughter of Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia, Kumar got married on January 17, 2001. They have a son and a daughter together. He maintains his form with the combination of kickboxing, basketball, swimming and Parkour as well as gambling, training. He was originally a devout Shaiva Hindu and regularly visited temples and shrines across the country, including the famous Vaishno Devi Mandir, but in March 2020 he said, “I don’t believe in any religion. I just believe in being Indian.”
Height: 5ft 10inc (178 Cm)
Weight: 165lbs (75 Kg)
Body Measurements: Chest: 42 inches (106 Cm), Biceps: 16 inches (40,5 Cm) Waist: 34 inches (86 Cm)