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Happy Birthday Akshay Kumar – the Khiladi-cum-Comedy King


Akshay Kumar has come a long way in the industry, establishing himself on par with the Khan’s and Kapoor’s of Bollywood.

He massive fan following and complete family image, has seen his movies hit the Rs 100-crore jackpot more often than not. Having started his career as an ‘action-hero’ he graduated himself into a ‘comedy king’ at the box office.

Akshay’s real names was Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. In 1990’s Akshay (petname Akki) was popularly known as Bollywod’s ‘Khiladi for his hit ‘Khiladi series’ including Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi. Some of his other famous action movies included the likes of ‘Waqt Hamara Hai’, ‘Mohra’, ‘Elaan’, ‘Suhaag’, ‘Sapoot’, ‘Jaanwar’.

In 2000, Akki also gained fame from his drama, romance, action, and comedy roles. His romantic films were ‘Dhadkan’, ‘Andaaz’ , ‘Namastey London’ while comedy films included ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’, ‘Garam Masala’, ‘Bhagam Bhaag’, ‘Bhool Bhulaiya’ and many more.

In the recent years, some of Akshay Kumar’s highest grossing films were ‘Housefull 2’, ‘Rowdy Rathore’, ‘OMG’ ,’Special 26’, ‘Holiday’, ‘Gabbar Is Back’, ‘Airlift’, ‘Housefull 3’ and ‘Rustom’ – all successful critically and commercially.

Here special video dedicated to Akshay Kumar on his 49 birthday

Recently released, Akshay kumar starrer “Rustom” which is based on real life story of Nanavati case. Akshay Kumar plays a role of Navy officer and a gentleman Rustom Pavri. The movie has collected Rs. 126.38 crore net in 25 days. ‘Rustom’ also stars Ileana D’Cruz and Esha Gupta.

He also workes as a stunt actor in TV show. He hosted the show ‘Fear Factor – Khatron ke Khiladi’. And also launched a TV realty show ‘Dare 2 Dance’.

Akshay has also been awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

Free Press Journal wishes you a Happy Birthday !!!