Interesting Facts and Figures Akshaye KhannaMay 16th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akshaye Khanna (born March 28, 1975) in Mumbai, India is an award-winning, Indian Bollywood actor.
After making his debut in Himalaya Putra (1997), Khanna went on to work in several critically and commercially successful movies.
Akshaye Khanna is the youngest son of actor Vinod Khanna. His older brother Rahul Khanna is also an actor.
His major interest remains Hindi cinema (also called Bollywood).
He has completed a training course at Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute.
He is very famous for his well known dimpled smile in Bollywood.
At the age of 22 in 1997, Akshaye made his debut in his father’s production Himalaya Putra, which didn’t do well at the box office.
His next release was J. P. Dutta’s Border (1997). The film did very well at the box offies and earned him a nomination for Filmfare Best Villain Award.
He then attempted comedy in Priyadarshan’s Hungama (2003) and Hulchul (2004). Both films did well at the box office, with the latter becoming one of the highest grossing films of 2004.
Although his releases, Shaadi Se Pehle (2006) and Aap Ki Khatir (2006) failed to do well at the box office, his other release that year, 36 China Town performed well.
Nikhil Advani’s multi-starrer, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love was Khanna’s first release in 2007.
This was followed by the suspense thriller Naqaab which didn’t do that well, although critics praised his acting saying “The movie belongs to Akshaye”.
Akshaye’s recent portrayal of Harilal Gandhi in the critically acclaimed, Gandhi, My Father was praised by critics and was mentioned as his best performance so far.
He also worked in mere baap pehle aap with actress Genelia D’Souza
Akshaye’s first release of the year 2008 was Race in which he again played a negative role.
He is currently working in Anil Kapoor’s Shortcut - The Con is On, and will be seen in Life Partner, Autograph Remake and Ab Dilli Door Nahin. -Sampurn Media
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