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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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  • 'Atrangi Re is now yours': Akshay Kumar as love triangle releases on Disney + Hotstar Dec 24, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    'Atrangi Re is now yours': Akshay Kumar as love triangle releases on Disney + Hotstar

    Directed by Aanand L Rai, "Atrangi Re", that stars Akshay Kumar, tells the story of Vishnu, played by Dhanush, a Tamilian boy, who meets a girl from Bihar, Rinku, played by Sara Ali Khan.

  • 26/11 attacks: Ratan Tata, Anand Mahindra say, 'hurt we endured can never be undone, remember our heroes' Nov 26, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    26/11 attacks: Ratan Tata, Anand Mahindra say, 'hurt we endured can never be undone, remember our heroes'

    26/11 attacks: India Test captain Virat Kohli also paid tribute to the martyrs and said, “We will never forget this day, we will never forget the lives lost.”

  • 'Annaatthe', 'Eternals' and 'Sooryavanshi' bring in Rs200 crore at the box office during Diwali weekend Nov 08, 2021 10:05 PM IST

    'Annaatthe', 'Eternals' and 'Sooryavanshi' bring in Rs200 crore at the box office during Diwali weekend

    Opening weekend collections for 'Eternals' crossed Rs19 crore at the Indian box office, making it the biggest Hollywood film of 2021 in the country so far.

  • Box office: 'Sooryavanshi' is Bollywood's fifth biggest opener in the last 3 years Nov 06, 2021 10:12 PM IST

    Box office: 'Sooryavanshi' is Bollywood's fifth biggest opener in the last 3 years

    The opening day numbers have made 'Sooryavanshi' the highest Day 1 grosser in Bollywood in 2020 and 2021.

  • Akshay Kumar: “Overwhelming is just the beginning of how this feels” Nov 04, 2021 08:13 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar: “Overwhelming is just the beginning of how this feels”

    "I wish Bollywood created more films with multiple heroes... The energy, the banter and the nonstop stories just makes every day so much more enjoyable." - Akshay Kumar

  • Box office 2021: 'Sooryavanshi', 'Satyameva Jayate 2', 'Antim', 'Tadap', 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' may save the year yet Oct 31, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    Box office 2021: 'Sooryavanshi', 'Satyameva Jayate 2', 'Antim', 'Tadap', 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' may save the year yet

    Right now, what's important is getting audiences back to the cinema halls. As long as that starts happening at a steady pace, things should fall in place for 2022 as well.

  • 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

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