One of the prominent actors of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar, who has been an integral part of Hindi Cinemas for more than twenty-five years. Kumar has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films and has won several awards including the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom and two Filmfare Awards. According to Box Office India, Akshay Kumar is one of the most successful actors in the history of Indian cinema
Akshay Kumar is the first Bollywood actor whose movies have crossed Rs 2000 crore (20 billion (US$290 million) in 2013 and Rs 3000 crore (30 billion (US$440 million)) in 2016 in their domestic net lifetime collection.
At the beginning of his career in the 1990s, he mainly starred in action films. Eventually, he has gained fame for his drama, romantic and comic roles in the following years.
Akshay Kumar has worked as a stunt actor as he has performed many dangerous stunts in his films, which has earned him the sobriquet "Indian Jackie Chan".
Adding another landmark to his achievements; Akshay Kumar has become the first male Bollywood Actor to have scored 20 million followers on his Instagram page and the superstar received an Instagram memento for this milestone.
The Rustom actor on Monday shared a photo of himself with the memento given to him by Instagram. And said “Here’s another gold from the good people at Instagram. Glad to share, the first Bollywood Actor (Male) to cross the 20 million followers milestone is yours truly. Thank you all once again for the love, sending lots of love and prayers your way.”
Prior to this; the actor was seen celebrating this milestone with streamers and a boomerang video earlier this month.
The Airlift actor hosted the show Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi 2008. And in 2009, he founded the Hari Om Entertainment production company. Also the Grazing Goat Pictures production company in 2012. Later In 2014, he launched TV reality show Dare 2 Dance.
Aksay Kumar is the tenth highest paid actor in the world, according to Forbes.
It may be mentioned that Akshay’s recently released movie Gold is doing great at the box office and have a couple of movies like Kesari, Housefull 4 and Good News on the way.