Mumbai: Bollywood famous person Akshay Kumar is without doubt one of the most-loved actors within the movie business. He has a large fan following and has been going robust on the motion pictures for the previous 29 years.
From starring in low-budget movies to changing into one of the crucial sought-after actors of Bollywood, Akshay has come a good distance. Whereas he has at all times managed to maintain his private life away from the highlight, here is a take a look at among the lesser-known info in regards to the Khiladi of Bollywood as he turns 53 on Wednesday:
Meet Mr Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia
The person whom the world is aware of as Akshay Kumar right this moment was initially named as Rajiv Bhatia by his mother and father Hari Om Bhatia and Aruna Bhatia. Whereas he spent his early childhood in Chandni Chowk, the household later shifted to Mumbai, the place Akshay pursued his training. He modified his identify to Akshay Kumar solely earlier than getting into into the movie business.
From waiter to famous person
Earlier than venturing into Bollywood, Akshay labored as a waiter and likewise as a chef in Bangkok, from the place he bought his formal coaching in martial arts. Moreover, he additionally discovered the fight sport Muay Thai in Bangkok, whereas incomes a livelihood by working at a restaurant.
Actor by likelihood
Earlier than Bollywood, Akshay had determined to get into modelling after an Indian photographer clicked his image whereas doing a stunt. By means of some good footage, he even bought a handful of modelling initiatives. However proper earlier than an necessary commercial shoot, Akshay missed his flight and ended up at a movie studio together with his portfolio, the place he bought picked as much as play the lead within the movie Deedar.
The reigning Khiladi
In 1992, Akshay starred within the Abbas-Mustan directorial Khiladi, which lastly gave him the breakthrough he wanted within the movie business. He went on to star in eight movies with the title ‘Khiladi’ in his profession — Khiladi, Predominant Khiladi Tu Anari, Sabse Bada Khiladi, Mr and Mrs Khiladi, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Worldwide Khiladi, Khiladi 420 and Khiladi 786.
Performs his personal stunts
A black belt in Taekwondo, Akshay Kumar has at all times chosen to carry out his personal stunts in the course of the taking pictures of his movies and refuses to work with a physique double until date. He even carried out reside stunts whereas internet hosting a season of journey actuality present Khatron Ke Khiladi.