Mumbai: “It feels as good as it did when I turned 21,” said Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar on his birthday and we completely agree with you Mr Kumar as you always keeps your fitness game high.
Akshay completed 50 glorious years of his life, making a name in the industry which was a new thing for the self-made superstar when he stepped in.
His tireless dedication, tremendous energy, disciplined routine, love for family and nation makes him an inspiring gentleman of B-town.
The half-centurian is at the top of his career as whatever he is touching is turning gold. He is in no mood of taking a break. After delivering five back-to-back Rs 100-crore films at the Bollywood Box Office, the actor has got some big films in his knitty.
On his birthday, the actor is on a vacation in snow-capped Swiss Alps, having some gala time with his family- wife, actor Twinkle Khanna, son Aarav (14) and daughter Nitara (5).
Adding another feather to his cap, Akki was felicitated with National Award by the then President Pranab Mukherjee.
Akshay’s career spans more than twenty five years and has over a hundred Hindi films including hits “Dhadkan”, “Namastey London”, “Bhool Bhulaiyaa”, “Hera Pheri”, “Mujhse Shaadi Karogi”, “Garam Masala”, “Bhagam Bhag”, “Singh Is Kinng”, “Housefull”, “Rowdy Rathore”, “OMG”, “Special 26”, “Holiday”, “Gabbar Is Back”, “Airlift”, “Rustom”, “Jolly LLB 2” and “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”.
He began his acting career in the 1990s and primarily starred in action films and was known for his appearances in films of the “Khiladi” series. Later, he also gained fame for his drama, romantic, comic roles and socially relevant movies.
In 2008, he hosted the show “Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi”. The next year, he founded the Hari Om Entertainment production company. In 2012, he founded another production company called Grazing Goat Pictures. In 2014, Kumar launched TV reality show “Dare 2 Dance”.
In 2015, he was ranked 9th in Forbes’ first global list of highest paid actors in the world.
In 2001, Akshay married producer-author and entrepreneur Twinkle Khanna, the daughter of actors Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia.