Akshay Kumar is a 48-year-old Indian actor, martial artist, and film producer who was born on September 9, 1967 in Amritsar, India. He got married to Twinkle Khanna way back in the year 2001. His real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. There are already more than a hundred films he made. He is currently residing in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His excellence in his craft made him acquired two Filmfare Awards.
Furthermore, there are a lot of things that haven’t been exposed about Akshay Kumar. Here are 10 of these interesting facts about him that are only known by very few people:
#1. Akshay Kumar unintentionally found himself in the modeling world. He was just a plain martial arts teacher before, but a student of him recommended him to work as a model. Out of his curiosity, he tried and extremely happy with the result. Because of this, he has doubled or even tripled his income from teaching martial arts.
#2. He also found himself in the filming industry unintentionally. There was this time when he was left by his flight for a particular modeling assignment. Feeling down, he went to a film studio and tried his luck to audition in a certain lead role for a movie. Luckily, he was chosen to be the leading man in the movie titled Deedar.
#3. He made 3-4 films every year. This is something different from before since he made as many commercial movies in the past in order to earn more money. Now that he already established a great reputation in the Indian filming industry, he got the chance to choose a movie project that he finds interesting.
#4. Prior to becoming an Indian film superstar, he was just an extra cast in several films where he portrayed the role of a martial arts teacher. Good example of these movies was “Aaj!”.
#5. He is also a television host apart from being an excellent actor. He has hosted a documentary show that mainly talks about martial arts. He worked with the National Geographic Channel with the show, “Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar”.
#6. He is a womanizer. He has dated several women in the past before finally got tied a knot to his beautiful wife Twinkle Khanna. Some of the women he used to date with were Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon, and Pooja Batra.
#7. In a number of his films, he played the role of a police officer. This is something like what had happened to the famous Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan. Some of these movies were Paandav, Kayda Kanoon, Tu Chor Main Sipahi, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, and Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahi.
#8. Akshay Kumar once made an album that contained his hit single titled Nirgun Raakh Liya, which is a Punjabi devotional song. The proceeds of such album was donated to Mumbai train bombing incident victims.
#9. He has very interesting diet routine. After 7 in the evening, he never eats anything. It is for the reason that the body becomes slow in burning calories after 7 PM. Moreover, he always wakes up early.
#10. Akshay Kumar is into cars. In fact, he has owned several luxury cars. However, what he prefer driving at all times is his Honda CRV car.
Akshay Kumar (The Action Hero) is really an interesting famous Indian actor nowadays. These 10 least known facts about him can truly confirm it.