By Matthias Samuel
It is Bollywood’s self-made superstar Akshay Kumar’s 29th anniversary in the film industry. Kumar started his career as a model and because of his success as model, he was offered films. Along with his good looks and excellent martial art skills, he was always the first choice to do adventurous movies. He does his own stunts in his films. His breakthrough performance was in Saugandh (1991). He was well known for his Khiladi series, an Indian version of James Bond, such as Mr. Bond (1992), Khiladi (1992), Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi (1997) and Khiladi 420 (2000).
Akshay kumar has many nick names such as Boss, Khiladi, Mini Industry, King of Action, King of Comedy, the Hit Machine, King of Versatility, One Man Industry. Asksay kumars first film is Saugandh. Twitter was all fired up with a lot of whishes on the actor’s 29th years in the industry.
— Filmfare (@filmfare) January 25, 2020
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So far, he has appeared in almost more than 100 films out of which 55 were a huge success. Kumar is one of the most successful Bollywood actors since the 1990s. Apart from acting, Kumar has worked as a stunt actor; he has often performed many dangerous stunts in his films, which has earned him the sobriquet “Indian Jackie Chan”. In 2008, he hosted the show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. In 2009, he founded the Hari Om Entertainment production company and Grazing Goat Pictures production company in 2012. In 2014, Kumar launched the TV reality show Dare 2 Dance. He also owns the team Khalsa Warriors in the World Kabaddi League. As of 2019, according to Forbes, Akshay was the fourth highest paid actor in the world and the highest paid in India.
His latest film is Sooryavanshi which is set to be released on the 27th of March, 2020. The film is action-packed adventures of an anti-terror Squad in India.