Akshay Kumar is a popular Indian actor, producer, martial artist, stuntman and television personality who is primarily work in the Bollywood industry. He was born on September 9, 1967, in Amritsar, Punjab, India. By birth, his name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia but he is widely known as Akshay Kumar. He also called by some nicknames like Mac, Akki, Khiladi etc.
After returning back to Mumbai, he started to teach martial arts to students. One of his students recommends him for a modeling assignment. Akki earns ₹5000 rupee for 2 days modeling and which is the lot more than his one-month income. So he decided to fulfill his childhood dream which is to be an actor. Then his journey started. After the success of his modeling project soon he got an offer from the film industry.
Khiladi made his first debut to Bollywood with a small role which is a 15-second role in the film Aaj (1987). He debuts as a lead role opposite Raakhee and Shanti Priya in 1991’s film Saugandh. His 2nd film was Dancer(1991), which is not able to give him good reviews. But in 1992, Abbas Mustan directed film Khiladi was the breakthrough for his career.