Akshaye Khanna is a famous Indian actor whose method acting skills have won him two Filmfare Awards.
Age and Height
Akshaye was born on 28 March 1975 and is 43 years old (as of 2018). He stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Early in his career, there were rumours of him dating Aishwarya Rai and Riya Sen. He was rumoured to be engaged with actress Tara Sharma but things couldn’t work between the two. As of now (2018), he is unmarried.
Akshaye is the son of late legendary actor Vinod Khanna and Geetanjali Taleyar Khanna. He has one brother Rahul Khanna, who is also an actor too. He also step-siblings Sakshi Khanna and Shraddha Khanna and stepmother, Kavita Daftary.
Akshaye made his acting debut in the year 1997 in the movie Himalay Putra. His next movie Border happened in the same year that brought him Filmfare Best Debut Award. In 1999, he was starred in Subhash Ghai’s musical romantic film Taal that brought him acclaimed success. He was then starred in Farhan Akhtar's Dil Chahta Hai in 2001, which was the turning point in his career.
His next movie Humraaz released in 2002 that fetched him much critical acclaim. He then switched to comedy genre with movies like Hungama and Hulchul, which were box office hits. His career struggled for some time. But in 2008 when the movie Race was released, he earned back a lot of fame for his excellent acting in a negative character.
In 2007, his performance as of Harilal Gandhi, in the film Gandhi is considered to one of his best performances. In 2010 and 2012, he did a lot of films in the comedy genre. He took a four-year break and came back in in the action-comedy film Dishoom as a negative lead. In 2017, he did two thrillers, Ittefaq and Mom, both of which did really well on the box office.
Akshaye shot for a magazine in the 90s with actor Karishma Kapoor. His weird pose in the picture was highly controversial.
In 2013, Akshaye was duped of 50 lakh rupees by the president and director of “Intech Images Pvt Ltd”. They promised to get his money doubled by investing it in a product.
His favourite food is pizza and hamburger. His favourite colour is white. His favourite actor and actress are Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia.
Akshaye has won many awards beginning from his first screen award of “Most Promising Newcomer - Male”, a Filmfare award in the category of Best Debut - Male and Best Supporting Actor, Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut, a screen award in the category of Special Jury Award. He also won an IIFA award for Best Villain for his movie Humraaz and the Best Performance Award at the Australian Indian Film Festival. He again won the Screen and Filmfare awards for his negative role in Race.
Akshaye studied at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute.
|Real Name||Akshaye Khanna|
|Famous Role||Abhay in Himalay Putra|
|Height (In Cm)||175|
|Figure Measurement||Not known|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Hair color||Black (Semi-Bald)|
|Date of Birth||1975-3-28|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College||H. R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|