Do you remember a cute actor with a charming smile and dimples Akshaye Khanna? Here are some facts that you will want to know about him.
Who is Akshaye Khanna
If you are into Bollywood movies and a real fan, you must have heard about Akshaye Khanna. He is one of the most famous actors debuted in late 90’s. The actor was born on 28th March 1975 in Bombay, now known as Mumbai. He is the second son of legendary Bollywood actor and politician – the late Vinod Khanna, and his first wife, Geetanjali Khanna. His elder brother Rahul Khanna is also a well-known actor. Akshaye Khanna is the youngest and the charming one in the family, which gave him the nickname Akshoo. Let’s learn some more about the family and early childhood of Akshaye Khanna. His family also includes his half-brother, Sakshi Khanna and half-sister, Shraddha Khanna. The actor completed his schooling at Lawrence School, situated at Love dale Tamil Nadu. He completed his graduation from H.R College, Mumbai. Despite being the son of legendary actor Vinod Khanna, he completed a training course in acting before beginning his acting career in Bollywood from the prestigious Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute.
Personality traits of Akshaye Khanna
Born on March 28, Akshaye Khanna is an Aries. His complexion is whitish, and he has dark brown eyes and black-colored hair. His height is 5’9”. His hobbies include reading books, playing chess, working out in gym and swimming. Akshaye Khanna is a foodie. He loves eating fast food like Pizza and hamburger, but he is also very health-conscious. He loves to eat many vegetables like lettuce, ladyfinger, carrot, spinach and green peas. He is also very fond of seafood.
Akshaye Khanna – beginning of career and affairs
Akshaye Khanna begins his career with the movie “Himalaya Putra”, directed by his father, the late actor Vinod Khanna. Many people are fond and impressed with the acting abilities of Akshaye, yet still there is no net worth set or determined for the actor. You can easily find a photo of Akshaye Khanna with a young girl after his debut. Although his net worth is unknown, many girls are still fond of his charm. According to people related to the fraternity, his acting is natural and effortless. Anyone can easily fall for his acting. It is very easy to spot the actor on the cover page of famous magazines, as he worked with lots of top-listed actresses in his career. Akshaye Khanna is 42 years old now and is still unmarried with no girlfriend on the sidelines. In his career, his name has been attached to many rumors of affairs with most of his leading ladies. He was rumored to be in a relationship with his Taal co-star, Aishwarya Rai. He is also rumored to be having an affair with actress Riya Sen. He was in a relationship with the model-turn-actress Tara Sharma, but later on he broke up with his girlfriend. Instantly after his debut, Akshaye Khanna became the heartthrob of the nation. He has become the crush of many youngsters who want to be his girlfriend. He steals hearts of not just his fans, but also of many fellow celebrities like Kareena Kapoor. However, the reality of his life is that he is unmarried and looking for a wife. Whenever asked about his ideal image of his girlfriend or wife he always ignores or lets the question unanswered. In the fraternity, people consider him one of the best people to be a friend, and many celebrities consider him not just as their friend or buddy, but also their brother. Akshaye Khanna is friend with many popular celebrities like Amir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Priyanka Chopra, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, Ayesha Takia and so on. The list is very long.
Akshaye Khanna filmography
The actor debuted in the year 1997 with “Himalaya Putra”. In the movie, he played the leading character named Abhay. Unfortunately, the movie did not fulfill expectations. It was a success in terms of box office collections. Even though his debut movie was not much successful, the actor begged his way through to many powerful roles in different movies, for which he got appreciation and is nowadays adored by his fans. Some of his brilliant works include – • Border in 1997
• Taal in 1999
• Dil Chahta Hai in 2001
• Hamraaz in 2002
• Hulchul in 2004
• Gandhi, My Father in 2007
• Race in 2008
• Dishoom in 2016 The movie that brings Akshaye Khanna the anticipated recognition and hit is his 1997 release “Border”. The movie is based on the 1971 Indo–Pak war. The movie is directed by one of the legendary director J.P Dutta. In the movie, Khanna played the role of 2nd Lt. Dharamveer Singh. He left a great impact on the audience in this role. This role not only gets him the recognition, but also the best debutant Filmfare award, which is one of the most prestigious awards in the Bollywood. Another film that brings appreciation and applauds from the fraternity and his fans for his acting is Rishi Kapoor’s directorial debut “Aa Ab Laut Chalen”. However, the movie was only average at the box office
Recent release Ittefaq
Akshaye Khanna’s latest release is “Ittefaq”. “Ittefaq” is a suspense thriller. The movie is inspired by the 1969 hit movie of same name “Ittefaq” directed by late Yash Chopra and starring Legendary Rajesh Khanna. In this movie, Akshaye plays the character of Dev, an investigating officer who is investigating a double murder case involving both the leading actors Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha. “Iteffaq” is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment along with Dharma productions and B.R studios. The movie is the directorial venture of Abhay Chopra, the grandson of one of the epic director and producer of the original flick B.R Chopra.
Even, though, Akshaye Khanna is not currently working on many projects, you can find his photo on the cover pages of many magazines. However, you can’t deny the fact that only seeing his photo on street causes girls to lose their heart. They can’t get enough of him, and many girls have a good collection of his photos.