Akshay Kumar, renowned as the “King of Action” in Bollywood. Akshay Kumar is one of the most reputed and skilled actors in the motion picture industry. He gives absolutely everything to entertain the audience at the best scene and that’s his speciality.
Be it a comical character or an army man, he performs well with relative ease. Though Akshay Kumar calls himself a ‘reel hero’, he gave it back to society by chipping in with contributions.
This goes to show that he is indeed a real hero in people’s eyes. He has not only extended his services to the film industry but has also donated Rs.9 lakh to each family of soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation.
In this article, we will take a look at the lesser-known facts of Akshay Kumar
1. Akshay Kumar’s real name is Rajeev Hari Om Bhatia. Hari Om is the name of his father, who was a military officer, and he used it as the name of his production firm.
2. Akshay Kumar knows Taekwondo and has obtained a Black Belt in the sport. He trained Muay Thai in Bangkok to work in India’s Bollywood industry. As a result of his interest in martial arts, he began training in it while he was in the eighth grade.
3. He also worked as a cook and a waiter in Bangkok. He went back to India to do modelling and then he taught martial arts. Akshay Kumar produced a documentary called “Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar” about martial arts for National Geographic Channel,
4. Khiladi Kumar gets up at 5 a.m. every day and follows a fairly strict daily regimen. He begins his labour at 8:00 a.m. and finishes his meal before dusk. In his daily existence, he practices discipline.
5. Akshay has a big heart and sang a Punjabi devotional song called ” Nirgun Rakh Liya” and donated the proceeds to the victims of the Mumbai train bombing.
6.This actor auditioned for Deepak Tijori’s role in the Bollywood film “Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander” in 1992 but was turned down.
7. For his contributions to the Indian film industry, Akshay received an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University of Windsor.
8. During his appearance on Anupam Kher’s talk show, he talked about his time in Bangkok, where he had three posters of Sylvester Stallone, Jackie Chan, and Sridevi.
And by putting in the effort, he was able to work with three of them. “While working in Bangkok, I had three posters plastered in my room. One of Sylvester Stallone in Rocky, one of Jackie Chan and the other of Sridevi. And today by God’s grace I’ve worked with all three of them!”
9. Akshay Kumar is known in Bollywood as ‘Khiladi Kumar.’ He featured in seven films, for example, Khiladi, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Sabse Bada Khiladi, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, International Khiladi, Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi, and Khiladi 420, all of which began with the word “Khiladi.”
10. This actor is highly sentimental about his first things in life. His first home, motorcycle, and automobile are still with him.