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Akshay Kumar is a Bollywood actor. He is a recipient of Padma Shri, awarded by Government of India. He started his career with action movies and is also popular for his comic films. More

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  • Akshay Kumar, Kartik Aaryan, John Abraham take on terrorists in films that could become top grossers in the genre Oct 23, 2021 08:54 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar, Kartik Aaryan, John Abraham take on terrorists in films that could become top grossers in the genre

    Akshay Kumar is no stranger to the terrorism genre. Ditto for John Abraham, whose 'New York' and 'Batla House' are still among the top 10 Hindi films on terrorism, based on box-office collections.

  • It's time for the box office to get rocking again Oct 16, 2021 08:58 PM IST

    It's time for the box office to get rocking again

    'Hum Do Hamaare Do', 'Dhamaka' and 'Chhorii' may be the last three notable direct-to-digital releases on OTT platforms, as theatres reopen.

  • Bollywood biggie Bell Bottom fails to revive box office, short theatrical window a challenge Sep 13, 2021 04:18 PM IST

    Bollywood biggie Bell Bottom fails to revive box office, short theatrical window a challenge

    The movie that released on August 19, the first to hit the theatres in the aftermath of the second wave of COVID-19, turned out to be only an average revenue earner, showing that little has changed for cinema business.

  • Review: Akshay Kumar‘s 'BellBottom' is slick, and satisfying Aug 19, 2021 07:55 AM IST

    Review: Akshay Kumar‘s 'BellBottom' is slick, and satisfying

    3D may not be everyone's favourite format, but it seems fitting to mark our return to cinema halls after months.

  • Will Akshay Kumar’s 'BellBottom' set the cash registers ringing like before? Aug 18, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    Will Akshay Kumar’s 'BellBottom' set the cash registers ringing like before?

    Before-Covid, Day 1 collections were considered a bellwether for a film's overall performance. That might all change when Akshay Kumar's 'BellBottom' comes out tomorrow.

  • 'Bhuj - The Pride of India', 'Shershaah' and Bollywood's legacy of blockbuster war movies Aug 16, 2021 07:56 AM IST

    'Bhuj - The Pride of India', 'Shershaah' and Bollywood's legacy of blockbuster war movies

    War movies are hard to make, and perhaps that's the reason we haven't seen many good ones coming out of the Hindi film industry. But is that all changing now?

  • Bollywood biggies get ready to strike as Delhi theatres reopen on Monday, all eyes on Maharashtra now Jul 25, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    Bollywood biggies get ready to strike as Delhi theatres reopen on Monday, all eyes on Maharashtra now

    Delhi contributes a sizable chunk to the business that Bollywood films do. Combined, the National Capital Region can contribute as much as 30%.

  • Decoding the release date announcement of Akshay Kumar's Bell Bottom  Jun 20, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    Decoding the release date announcement of Akshay Kumar's Bell Bottom 

    The film will head to the theatres on July 27. While others are in a wait and watch mode, if COVID cases continue to decline, Bell Bottom may be the beginning of films returning to cinema halls.

  • 8 films confirmed, ‘one-man industry’ Akshay Kumar set to revive Bollywood Jun 13, 2021 12:13 PM IST

    8 films confirmed, ‘one-man industry’ Akshay Kumar set to revive Bollywood

    Along with eight film projects, the superstar also has a web series coming up. Locked for almost a year, theatres desperately need more than one big hit, something which Akshay Kumar can deliver, provided Covid remains in check.

  • After Akshay Kumar, 45 crew members of 'Ram Setu' test positive for COVID-19, shoot halted Apr 05, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    After Akshay Kumar, 45 crew members of 'Ram Setu' test positive for COVID-19, shoot halted

    On April 4, Akshay Kumar said he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection.

  • COVID-19 second wave | Here's a list of Indian celebs who have tested positive for coronavirus Apr 04, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | Here's a list of Indian celebs who have tested positive for coronavirus

    While India is still struggling in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the second wave of novel coronavirus has hit the country hard. COVID-19 cases are increasing day by day in many states and Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are among the worst-hit. That said, the virus has spared none, be it Bollywood actors, TV artists or sports celebs. Here’s a list of Indian celebs who have been diagnosed with the coronavirus amid the second wave of the disease.

  • Akshay Kumar's blockbuster premiere of 'Laxmii' mirrors ground reality of entertainment business in India Apr 04, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    Akshay Kumar's blockbuster premiere of 'Laxmii' mirrors ground reality of entertainment business in India

    The film, which also features Sharad Kelkar and Kiara Advani in key roles, didn't get any support from the critics, but it received a good response from audience first on OTT channel and now on satellite premiere

  • Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and John Abraham set to open decks for Bollywood with action biggies Mar 13, 2021 05:25 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and John Abraham set to open decks for Bollywood with action biggies

    What makes the release of Sooryavanshi, Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai and Satyameva Jayate 2 all the more special is the fact that each of these is an action drama in the offering with a macho hero at the helm of affairs..

  • Fuel issue: Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole threatens to stall films of Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar Feb 18, 2021 06:12 PM IST

    Fuel issue: Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole threatens to stall films of Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar

    Talking to reporters, Nana Patole said Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar had tweeted about fuel price rise during the previous UPA government, but are now silent on the issue.

  • Farmers' protest | After Rihanna's tweet, Bollywood celebs call for unity against 'propaganda' Feb 03, 2021 06:12 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | After Rihanna's tweet, Bollywood celebs call for unity against 'propaganda'

    A day after international singer Rihanna backed the farmers’ protest, Bollywood superstars joined the Centre’s call to stand united against 'propaganda' against India’s policies.

  • FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing Jan 27, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing

    While some gamers praised FAU-G for presentation and adherence to the source material others felt the game lacked polish and felt incomplete.

  • Mumbai cops get self-balancing scooters for patrolling Worli seaface Jan 03, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    Mumbai cops get self-balancing scooters for patrolling Worli seaface

    The electric scooters were handed over to the police department in the presence of tourism minister Aditya Thackeray, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh.

  • Akshay Kumar files Rs 500-crore defamation suit against YouTuber for linking him to SSR death case Nov 19, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar files Rs 500-crore defamation suit against YouTuber for linking him to SSR death case

    YouTuber Rashid Siddiqui who runs the channel FF News, alleged that Akshay Kumar arranged for secret meetings the Mumbai Police and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's son Aaditya Thackeray in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death

  • Laxmii review: Akshay Kumar powerfully weaves together gender-bender, horror-comedy role towards a dramatic finale Nov 09, 2020 11:08 PM IST

    Laxmii review: Akshay Kumar powerfully weaves together gender-bender, horror-comedy role towards a dramatic finale

    The biggest movie till date to have premiered straight on the over-the-top (OTT) medium, the Disney+ Hotstar presentation successfully combines horror, drama and comedy - for the most part

  • Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb title changed to Laxmii after Karni Sena sends legal notice Oct 29, 2020 08:54 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb title changed to Laxmii after Karni Sena sends legal notice

    The makers of the film Laxmmi Bomb were sent a legal notice by the Shri Rajput Karni Sena, who found the title of the Akshay Kumar movie objectionable and derogatory towards Hindu Goddess Laxmi.

  • FAU-G's teaser receives mixed response from gamers on Twitter, gets compared to PUBG Mobile Oct 26, 2020 04:38 PM IST

    FAU-G's teaser receives mixed response from gamers on Twitter, gets compared to PUBG Mobile

    Soon #FAUGteaser was trending on Twitter as it received mixed reactions from gamers. While many compared it to PUBG mobile, others cheered the teaser.

  • Laxmmi Bomb promoting love jihad: Hindu Sena writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding 'appropriate action' Oct 21, 2020 03:12 PM IST

    Laxmmi Bomb promoting love jihad: Hindu Sena writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding 'appropriate action'

    The letter further states that since the Hindu community worships goddess Laxmi especially during Diwali, the film's release has been scheduled during the festival to provoke the Hindu community by negative publicity

  • PUBG Mobile ban | Akshay Kumar launches combat game FAU-G, hails PM Modi's Atmanirbhar Bharat Sep 04, 2020 07:01 PM IST

    PUBG Mobile ban | Akshay Kumar launches combat game FAU-G, hails PM Modi's Atmanirbhar Bharat

    Akshay Kumar said not only will FAU-G support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat but also help the family of martyrs as 20% of the game’s net proceeds will be donated to the ‘Bharat Ke Veer Trust’.

  • Watch: Akshay Kumar sips on ‘elephant poop tea’ with Bear Grylls in upcoming Into The Wild episode Aug 31, 2020 04:14 PM IST

    Watch: Akshay Kumar sips on ‘elephant poop tea’ with Bear Grylls in upcoming Into The Wild episode

    Shot at Bandipur Tiger Reserve, 'Into The Wild with Bear Grylls and Akshay Kumar', will follow all military-style drills, with former British military personnel Bear Grylls taking charge along with fit and agile Akshay Kumar, son of a military officer, and somebody who has donned multiple hats, including that of an actor, producer, martial artist and philanthropist.

  • Akshay Kumar ‘Into The Wild': Actor shares motion poster with Bear Grylls Aug 21, 2020 05:37 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar ‘Into The Wild': Actor shares motion poster with Bear Grylls

    The latest episode of "Into The Wild With Bear Grylls" featuring Akshay Kumar will premiere on September 11 on the Discovery Plus app and on September 14 on the Discovery Channel.

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