|D.O.B.||Sep 09, 1967|
Spouse: Twinkle Khanna
Siblings: Alka Bhatia
Akshay Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has been nominated for Filmfare Awards several times, winning it two times. When he began his acting career in the 1990s, he primarily starred in action films and was known for his appearances in films of the "Khiladi" as well as other action films such as Waqt Hamara Hai 1993, Mohra 1994, Elaan 1994, Suhaag 1994, Sapoot 1996.
Later, Kumar also gained fame for his drama, romance and comic roles. And he was the first and the only Bollywood actor to do so. Having done so, he has established himself as a leading contemporary actor of Hindi cinema. Apart from acting, Kumar has also worked as a stunt actor; he has often performed many dangerous stunts in his films, which has earned him the sobriquet "Indian Jackie Chan". In 2008, he hosted the show Fear Factor â€“ Khatron Ke Khiladi. The next year, he founded the Hari Om Entertainment production company.
In 2008, the University of Windsor conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Law on Kumar in recognition of his contribution to Indian cinema. The following year he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. In 2011 The Asian Awards honoured Kumar for his outstanding achievement in Cinema. In 2012 he founded another production company called Grazing Goat Pictures.
In 2014, Kumar launched TV realty show Dare 2 Dance. He also owns the team Khalsa Warriors in the World Kabaddi League.
Surfing, sailing, listening to instrumental music, writing in his diary,currently to play the flute