- Celebrity Profile
- Akshay Kumar
Action, Comedy & Romance, Akshay Kumar just breezes through genres. The khiladi of Bollywood made his debut with Saugandh in 1991. The following year he had his major breakthrough with Khiladi which spawned 7 other sequels. He hit a purple patch in 2007 with four hits Namastey London, Heyy babyy, Bhool Bhulaiyaa and Welcome.
Akshay Kumar has a black belt in Taekwondo and he also learnt Muay Thai in Thailand where he worked as a waiter and a chef. He is known to perform his own stunts in his movies and hence is referred to as the Indian Jackie Chan. He is married to actress Twinkle Khanna and they have two children together.
Besides acting, Akshay owns a team in the World Kabaddi League. After 20 years in the film industry, Akshay has done over 125 films, for which the University of Windsor conferred an honorary doctorate of law in recognition of his contribution to Indian cinema. The following year he was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India.