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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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  • Here's why 2.0 is not a massive hit even with opening collections worth Rs 60 crore Nov 30, 2018 05:25 PM IST

    Here's why 2.0 is not a massive hit even with opening collections worth Rs 60 crore

    The film collected close to Rs 20 crore from its Hindi release on Thursday and Rs 40 crore from the Tamil version

  • 'Gold' first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia Aug 30, 2018 07:47 PM IST

    'Gold' first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia

    The Reema Kagti-directed sports film is only the second movie after Rajinikanth's hit social drama, "Kaala" to hit the theatres in the Gulf country.

  • Forbes list : Akshay Kumar world's 7th highest paid actor, Salman in 9th place Aug 23, 2018 12:18 PM IST

    Forbes list : Akshay Kumar world's 7th highest paid actor, Salman in 9th place

    Shah Rukh Khan, who was at the eighth spot on the 2017 list, did not find a place in 2018.

  • Gold and Satyameva Jayate collect Rs 45 crore on Independence Day release Aug 16, 2018 07:01 PM IST

    Gold and Satyameva Jayate collect Rs 45 crore on Independence Day release

    Although collections of Satyameva Jayate were lower than Gold, footfalls for the former were lower by just about 5 per cent as compared to Kagti's film. John Abraham film collected a large chunk of business coming from single screens and smaller multiplexes.

  • Independence Day releases, Gold and Satyameva Jayate to pocket at least Rs 40 crore on opening day Aug 13, 2018 06:08 PM IST

    Independence Day releases, Gold and Satyameva Jayate to pocket at least Rs 40 crore on opening day

    Experts predict Independence Day releases Gold and Satyameva Jayate on Wednesday to bring in at least Rs 40 crore to Bollywood exchequer

  • Akshay Kumar's Gold 6th film to release in IMAX, a look at how this format is gaining traction in India Aug 01, 2018 03:26 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar's Gold 6th film to release in IMAX, a look at how this format is gaining traction in India

    Previously, movies like Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Padmaavat and Dhoom 3 have seen an IMAX release.

  • Sun Pharma signs Akshay Kumar as brand ambassador for Revital H Jul 09, 2018 03:40 PM IST

    Sun Pharma signs Akshay Kumar as brand ambassador for Revital H

    "In Akshay Kumar, we have found a perfect ambassador who is not only physically fit but also exudes great energy at all times – attributes that define Revital H at its core," Sun Pharma CEO – India, Emerging Markets and Consumer Healthcare Kal Sundaram said.

  • Akshay Kumar launches ad campaign for Swachh Bharat to promote twin pit toilet technology May 28, 2018 03:11 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar launches ad campaign for Swachh Bharat to promote twin pit toilet technology

    Akshay said that there is a need for influencers of society to talk freely about toilets.

  • Goa's 'pad women' lead way in sanitary hygiene revolution Feb 11, 2018 10:30 AM IST

    Goa's 'pad women' lead way in sanitary hygiene revolution

    A group of women, who have been following in the footsteps of Tamil Nadu-based real life 'pad man' Arunchalam Muruganathan, were thrilled to watch the story of their mentor being enacted on screen.

  • Akshay Kumar to promote govt's flagship agri-schemes Dec 06, 2017 01:55 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar to promote govt's flagship agri-schemes

    The Union Agriculture Ministry has roped in the actor for television advertisements to intensify the publicity of the agri-schemes.

  • Akshay Kumar takes up another social cause, tells farmers to check soil health via govt initiative Dec 05, 2017 10:40 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar takes up another social cause, tells farmers to check soil health via govt initiative

    The actor has joined hands with the agriculture ministry to spread awareness about soil health cards.

  • 90% of my films donning a uniform have been a hit: Akshay Kumar Sep 05, 2017 08:26 PM IST

    90% of my films donning a uniform have been a hit: Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar, speaks to Rajeev Masand and Amit Lodha, DIG, BSF at the Motilal Oswal 13th Annual Global Investor Conference.

  • Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar part of Forbes' highest paid actors list Aug 23, 2017 11:18 AM IST

    Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar part of Forbes' highest paid actors list

    Shahrukh is at the eighth spot on the list with earnings of 38 million dollars, followed by Salman on the ninth position with 37 million dollars.

  • Rajinikanth's '2.0' release postponed to Jan 25, 2018 Apr 22, 2017 01:11 PM IST

    Rajinikanth's '2.0' release postponed to Jan 25, 2018

    Also featuring Bollywood star Akshay Kumar in the role of an antagonist, "2.O", which is directed by Shankar, is a sequel to his 2010 blockbuster "Enthiran."

  • Akshay Kumar wins national award for 'Rustom', 'Kasaav' named best Apr 07, 2017 12:59 PM IST

    Akshay Kumar wins national award for 'Rustom', 'Kasaav' named best

    Akshay played the role a patriotic naval officer in the movie, who ends up in jail after killing the lover of his wife.

  • Rajinikanth's '2.0' satellite rights sold for Rs 110 cr Mar 15, 2017 08:57 AM IST

    Rajinikanth's '2.0' satellite rights sold for Rs 110 cr

  • Rajinikanth's Robot 2 set to become highest insured Indian film Feb 24, 2017 03:18 PM IST

    Rajinikanth's Robot 2 set to become highest insured Indian film

    In 1999, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer Taal was one of the first Indian films to be insured. Since then, securing insurance cover for films has become a norm in the industry and the size of the cover has been ever-increasing.

  • Jolly LLB 2  close to raking in Rs 100 crore at Box Office Feb 17, 2017 06:37 PM IST

    Jolly LLB 2 close to raking in Rs 100 crore at Box Office

    Box office collections of Jolly LLB 2 say the courtroom comedy-drama is a hit with the moviegoers. On Thursday the movie earned Rs 5.03 crore, taking the week one collection to Rs 77.61 crore.

  • Tata Motors launches Xenon Yodha starting at Rs 6.05 lakh Jan 03, 2017 12:30 PM IST

    Tata Motors launches Xenon Yodha starting at Rs 6.05 lakh

    The pick-up, which is endorsed by Bollywood star Akshay Kumar -- the company's brand ambassador for its commercial vehicles division -- is available in multiple variants of 4x2 and 4x4 and in single and double cab options, the company said in a statement.

  • Tata Motors signs up Akshay Kumar as brand ambassador for CVs Dec 27, 2016 01:44 PM IST

    Tata Motors signs up Akshay Kumar as brand ambassador for CVs

    Speaking on the association, Akshay Kumar said, "The Tata brand is one that most of us have grown up with and now to be associated with them is indeed an honour. No one understands Indian trucking better than the Tatas and there couldn't have been a better and more apt brand to promote.

  • Salman topples SRK to lead Forbes' 100 celeb rich list Dec 23, 2016 07:08 PM IST

    Salman topples SRK to lead Forbes' 100 celeb rich list

    The other leading names in the list include skipper Virat Kohli, actor Akshay Kumar and MS Dhoni chronologically.

  • Wizards of Dalal Street: Analyse biz Vs stocks, says Khemani Dec 07, 2016 08:24 AM IST

    Wizards of Dalal Street: Analyse biz Vs stocks, says Khemani

    In a special series Wizards of Dalal Street - A Fresh Breeze, Ramesh Damani caught up with Jatin Khemani, Founder & MD of Stalwart Investment Advisors.

  • Eros rallies 8% on Apple TV deal, Housefull 3 success Jun 09, 2016 12:12 PM IST

    Eros rallies 8% on Apple TV deal, Housefull 3 success

    Analysts are bullish on the stock post March quarter results. IDBI Capital has a buy rating with a target price of Rs 285 per share with a believe that the best period for content monetisation for Eros is yet to come. It has also increased FY17/18 earnings per share (EPS) by 8/4 percent.

  • Kwality gets branding push; clears legal hurdle Jun 03, 2016 08:46 AM IST

    Kwality gets branding push; clears legal hurdle

    Delhi-based Kwality has six milk processing units in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan. The company sells dairy products such as milk (bulk, pouched and tetra-packs), ghee, curd and skimmed milk powder.

  • Here's an exclusive conversation with stars of Airlift Jan 28, 2016 05:18 PM IST

    Here's an exclusive conversation with stars of Airlift

    Watch Rajeev Masand talking to Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur, the stars of the new Hindi film, Airlift. He started by asking them what was it about this story that made them want to be a part of it.

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