About Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar whose real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia is born on 9th September 1967. He is a well-known actor in Hindi film industry. Apart from acting, he also owns two production company named Hari Om Entertainment and Grazing Goat Pictures. Apart from acting, he loves to do the stunt. He also hosted reality TV like Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2008.
Akshay Kumar’s father Hari Om Bhatia was a military officer and mother Aruna Bhatia homemaker. He completed his schooling from Don Bosco School, Mumbai and later joined Guru Nanak Khalsa College for higher education. Before completion of his graduation, he dropped out for his love for martial arts and went to Bangkok to learn it. While he was in Thailand, he worked as a chef and waiter to maintain his daily expenses.
You may not know that Akshay Kumar engaged twice to actress Twinkle Khanna. I also do not know the reason, but this is true that he engaged to her twice to the daughter of Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. Finally, he married to Twinkle Khanna on 17th January 2001. Now they have two children, a boy Aarav and a girl Nitara.
After returning from Thailand, Akshay Kumar started his own martial art teaching center. One of his student who was an aspiring photographer recommended him for modeling. Within two days of modeling, he made more money than the whole month after teaching martial art and chooses modeling path. While modeling, he also worked as an assistant photographer for Jayesh Sheth. He worked for Jayesh Seth for almost 18 months without payment. During this period he also worked as a background dancer in many films.
One day when he missed the flight for an ad-shoot in Bangalore, visited a film studio. As the luck was with him he was signed for a lead role for the movie Deedar and from here his Bollywood career started. Afterward, he signed for the movie Saugandh as a lead actor, as his first film Deedar got delayed due to various reason, Saugandh became his first film in Bollywood as it released earlier than Deedar. Since then he acted in numerous films and became one of the top actors in Bollywood.
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