Akshay Kumar

Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia more suitably known as Akshay Kumar was born in Amritsar, Punjab in the year 1967. He has acted in over a hundred bollywood films and is also a producer and a martial arts expert. He has Canadian citizenship and is married to former bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna. Recently Akshay Kumar featured in Forbes' 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities list.

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"Wasn't he crying?" Karan Johar trolled for attending Neetu's birthday

09 Jul 2020

"Wasn't he crying?" Karan Johar trolled for attending Neetu's birthday

Karan Johar has come under the scanner, once again.

Karan Johar "shattered" over hatred after Sushant's death, reveals friend

08 Jul 2020

Karan Johar "shattered" over hatred after Sushant's death, reveals friend

Filmmaker Karan Johar is deeply upset by the heavy backlash and online trolling that he has been subjected to ever since the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his close friend revealed.

No prayer meet for Saroj Khan due to COVID-19: Family

03 Jul 2020

No prayer meet for Saroj Khan due to COVID-19: Family

No prayer meet would be held for late legendary choreographer Saroj Khan due to the coronavirus situation, her family said in a statement.

RIP Saroj Khan: Bollywood mourns demise of its beloved "Masterji"

03 Jul 2020

RIP Saroj Khan: Bollywood mourns demise of its beloved "Masterji"

Saroj Khan, who brought unforgettable grandeur and grace to some of the best-known Bollywood dance sequences, passed away on Friday at the age of 71, bringing an end to an era.

Sharmila Tagore's son Saif claims he is a "nepotism victim"

02 Jul 2020

Sharmila Tagore's son Saif claims he is a "nepotism victim"

In the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise, many celebrities (read star kids) are coming forward to clarify their stance on privilege and nepotism in the industry.

'Sooryavanshi' and '83' all set for a theatrical release

30 Jun 2020

'Sooryavanshi' and '83' all set for a theatrical release

As movie theaters remain shuttered in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, a strange cat-and-mouse chase has ensued between cinema chains and digital streaming platforms.

Amid criticism, Karan Johar unfollows most actors on Twitter

18 Jun 2020

Amid criticism, Karan Johar unfollows most actors on Twitter

Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death has raised some pertinent questions and brought the entire film fraternity under scrutiny.

Traders' body asks celebrities to stop endorsing Chinese brands

18 Jun 2020

Traders' body asks celebrities to stop endorsing Chinese brands

In the wake of the rising military and political tensions between India and China, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged all Indian film and sports personalities to immediately stop endorsing Chinese products and brands.

Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput

15 Jun 2020

Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput

Some triggering pictures of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput have been doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms. Rajput (34) was found dead at his home in Mumbai on Sunday.

SSR death: Rhea Chakraborty visits hospital, to be questioned

15 Jun 2020

SSR death: Rhea Chakraborty visits hospital, to be questioned

Late Sushant Singh Rajput's friend and film actor Rhea Chakraborty on Monday visited the Dr. RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital in Mumbai, where his body was taken for a post-mortem on Sunday.

SSR leaves behind an incomplete bucket list of 50 dreams

15 Jun 2020

SSR leaves behind an incomplete bucket list of 50 dreams

A talented actor with a charming personality and an infectious smile, Sushant Singh Rajput bid an early adieu as he passed away on Sunday at age 34.

Sushant Singh Rajput dedicated last Instagram post to late mother

14 Jun 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput dedicated last Instagram post to late mother

The country suffered a huge shock as actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away on Sunday. The actor committed suicide by hanging at his residence in Mumbai. He was 34.

RIP Sushant Singh Rajput: India mourns the tragic loss

14 Jun 2020

RIP Sushant Singh Rajput: India mourns the tragic loss

The country suffered an irreparable loss as film and television star Sushant Singh Rajput bid us adieu a little too early. The actor committed suicide at his Mumbai residence. He was 34.

Akshay Kumar launches online health system for Nashik City Police

12 Jun 2020

Akshay Kumar launches online health system for Nashik City Police

In his latest endeavor to help the country battle the coronavirus pandemic, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has teamed up with the Nashik City Police to launch a centralized online health system for the cops.

Akshay Kumar only Indian on 2020 Forbes highest-paid celebrities list

05 Jun 2020

Akshay Kumar only Indian on 2020 Forbes highest-paid celebrities list

The 2020 Forbes list of world's 100 highest-paid celebrities is out.

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

04 Jun 2020

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

They say films are a reflection of the society.

Legends don't die: Sajid Khan's emotional tribute to brother Wajid

03 Jun 2020

Legends don't die: Sajid Khan's emotional tribute to brother Wajid

Late music composer and singer Wajid Khan's brother Sajid Khan has paid a heartfelt and emotional tribute to him.

Wajid Khan's mother tests positive for coronavirus: Report

02 Jun 2020

Wajid Khan's mother tests positive for coronavirus: Report

Late music composer and singer Wajid Khan's mother, Razina, has also tested positive for the coronavirus.

Did Akshay Kumar really book a chartered flight amid lockdown?

01 Jun 2020

Did Akshay Kumar really book a chartered flight amid lockdown?

Akshay Kumar has had "enough of putting up with false reports".

In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

31 May 2020

In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

Sara Ali Khan has always been pretty candid about her incredible weight loss journey.

Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 45 lakh for daily wage earners

28 May 2020

Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 45 lakh for daily wage earners

Akshay Kumar is playing a superhero, in real life.

Here's how Bollywood plans to get back in action

26 May 2020

Here's how Bollywood plans to get back in action

The film industry saw initial signs of revival on Monday, as Akshay Kumar and director R. Balki stepped out to film a coronavirus awareness advertisement for the government.

With limited crew and social-distancing, Akshay Kumar shoots in Mumbai

26 May 2020

With limited crew and social-distancing, Akshay Kumar shoots in Mumbai

The coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions have brought the movie industry to a standstill, and the future of showbiz remains uncertain, to say the least.

Suniel Shetty reveals why 'Hera Pheri 3' is on hold

19 May 2020

Suniel Shetty reveals why 'Hera Pheri 3' is on hold

For more than a decade, fans have been eagerly waiting to relive the ridiculously hilarious camaraderie of Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, and Paresh Rawal in the third and latest installment of the iconic Hera Pheri series.

Actor Sachin Kumar, of 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii' fame, dies

16 May 2020

Actor Sachin Kumar, of 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii' fame, dies

In a terrible piece of news, actor Sachin Kumar, who shot to stardom with his role in Ekta Kapoor's popular TV serial Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii, died due to cardiac arrest, reports said on Saturday.

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

16 May 2020

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi is all set to release on Amazon's streaming arm Prime Video.

Theater owners angry over digital release of 'Gulabo Sitabo'

15 May 2020

Theater owners angry over digital release of 'Gulabo Sitabo'

As theaters remain indefinitely shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, producers are eyeing newer ways to keep their projects afloat.

What Amitabh Bachchan said about 'Gulabo Sitabo' going digital

14 May 2020

What Amitabh Bachchan said about 'Gulabo Sitabo' going digital

Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Gulabo Sitabo has become the first big-ticket Bollywood outing to be released directly on a digital platform, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

Amitabh-Ayushmann's 'Gulabo Sitabo' to release on Amazon Prime this June

14 May 2020

Amitabh-Ayushmann's 'Gulabo Sitabo' to release on Amazon Prime this June

Amazon Prime India just made its biggest movie acquisition till now.

'Ludo' and 'Jhund' to release directly on Amazon Prime?

11 May 2020

'Ludo' and 'Jhund' to release directly on Amazon Prime?

The pandemic is bringing some unforeseen changes in the movie business.

Amid COVID-19, Bollywood could lose Rs. 2,500 crore

08 May 2020

Amid COVID-19, Bollywood could lose Rs. 2,500 crore

Anyone interested in movies wants to know two things: a) When can shoots resume? b) And when do we get to sit in a movie theater again?

Akshay, Ajay join Dharavi rappers to raise awareness about COVID-19

06 May 2020

Akshay, Ajay join Dharavi rappers to raise awareness about COVID-19

The rappers of Dharavi are doing what they do best: mixing art with reality.

Shoots and production work still on hold, clarifies Producers Guild

06 May 2020

Shoots and production work still on hold, clarifies Producers Guild

Shootings and production work will continue to remain stalled due to the coronavirus crisis, the Film and TV Producers Guild of India has clarified.

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

04 May 2020

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

Rishi Kapoor no more: Bollywood mourns its darling 'Chintu'

30 Apr 2020

Rishi Kapoor no more: Bollywood mourns its darling 'Chintu'

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will be remembered for a lot of things — his body of work, the songs of his movies, the effortless romance, and his smile. Always exuding warmth, even when he wasn't happy, Rishi's loss will ensure Bollywood never remains the same again.

COVID-19: Abhishek buys Farah's daughter's sketch for Rs. 1 lakh

28 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Abhishek buys Farah's daughter's sketch for Rs. 1 lakh

As part of her initiative to feed the homeless people and stray animals who have been affected due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown, Farah Khan's daughter Anya (12) has been making pet sketches and offering them for sale.

Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 2 crore to Mumbai Police Foundation

27 Apr 2020

Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 2 crore to Mumbai Police Foundation

Akshay Kumar is leaving no stone unturned to help fight the COVID-19 crisis that has grappled the world.

Rohit Shetty facilitates hotels for Mumbai Police's COVID-19 warriors

21 Apr 2020

Rohit Shetty facilitates hotels for Mumbai Police's COVID-19 warriors

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty is not leaving any opportunity to help out those in need during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Vicky Kaushal's complex sealed after resident tests COVID-19 positive

21 Apr 2020

Vicky Kaushal's complex sealed after resident tests COVID-19 positive

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal's housing complex has been partially sealed after an 11-year-old girl from the building tested positive for the coronavirus.

Mumbai: Amid lockdown, Akshay Kumar comes to Gaiety-Galaxy's rescue

21 Apr 2020

Mumbai: Amid lockdown, Akshay Kumar comes to Gaiety-Galaxy's rescue

Akshay Kumar has been actively lending support to combat the ongoing COVID-19 crisis that has engulfed the world.