Date of Birth: 9th September, 1967.
Zodiac Sign: Virgo.
Official Twitter: @akshaykumar
Twitter Fan Club: @KhiladiKumarFC
Claim to Fame: The Khiladi series.
Most Famous Dialogue: Jo mein bolta hoon woh mein karta hoon, joh mein nahi bolta.. woh main definitely karta hoon!
Alleged affair with Priyanka Chopra: During the shooting of Aitraaz, rumors did the rounds that Akshay was having an affair with Priyanka Chopra. The two denied these reports in the media, but Akshay reportedly vowed to keep his distance from Priyanka, and the two have since maintained that distance.
Unbuttoning: Akshay landed himself in a spot of trouble when his wife, Twinkle, unbuttoned the top button of his jeans while he walked for a jeans brand at Lakme Fashion Week. Social worker Anil Nair filed a complaint, saying that the action was offensive.
Juicy Offscreen Quotes:
“Controversies are a package deal in this industry. You just have to understand that and accept it.”
“I don’t believe in the number game. There are only seven or eight top actors and there is enough work in the industry for all of us. No one is eating into any one’s territory.”
“I am an entertainer and I will do that. Numbers… I am not a mathematician or a numerologist…”
His real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia.
He was a martial arts teacher.
He worked as a chef in a Bangkok restaurant prior to becoming an actor.
He was named the sexiest man alive by People magazine in 2008.