The journey of success is not everybody’s cup of tea! This is the story of none other than our Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar. We bet it will leave you in a shock!
Without any filmy background, Akshay Kumar still manages to shine in Bollywood industry. But, his real-life is much larger than his reel life. Today we have listed down some unknown spicy secrets of Akshay Kumar that not many of his fans know.
Akshay Kumar has tried odd jobs before entering the film industry. He has been a Martial Arts fighter in Bangkok, a waiter, a cook, a watchman, a salesman, a jewellery trader before trying his in the film industry. After owing the banks lumpsum money, Akshay planned to return to Mumbai and became a Martial Arts teacher. And then he started with modelling and finally got into acting.
Not many know the secret behind Akshay Kumar’s name. He made his first appearance in the film ‘Aaj’ (1987), under his birth name Rajiv Bhatia in a 16 seconds role as a Karate instructor. Later, he has said that he chose the name Akshay Kumar after Kumar Gaurav’s (main lead) on-screen name in the film.
Film Career, Then Film, Then Khiladi started the game of his Love Life!
Pooja Batra is Akshay Kumar’s first girlfriend with her he gets the entry in Bollywood’s high profile parties. But, as soon as he gets the film Akshay broke up with Pooja.
After broke up with Pooja Batra, Akshay Kumar started dating Ayesha Jhulka. Both the stars had the first taste of stardom with their film, ‘Khiladi’ which was a super hit. This film sparked the love between the co-stars.
Akshay and Ayesha’s sizzling chemistry became the new gossip of the tinsel town. While Ayesha began the planning of their marriage with Akshay, there was somebody else standing at the door!
Akshay Kumar broke up with Ayesha Jhulka because he met his new girlfriend Raveena Tandon. The couple was one of the most talked-about couples in the ’90s. They initially became friends while shooting for Mohra in 1994 and began dating in 1995.
They were one much-in-love couple and after being together for almost 3 years, everyone was eagerly waiting for their marriage announcement. According to the rumour, the couple got secretly engaged.
One of the most shocking affairs of Akshay Kumar was with Rekha. The couple got close while shooting for the film ‘Khiladiyo Ka Khiladi’.
Rekha was so much impressed with Akshay Kumar that she started to bring home-cooked meals for him. It is said that Rekha was madly in love with Akshay but their relationship didn’t do well because he was dating Raveena at the time.
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After double dating Rekha and Raveena, Akshay moved on to dating Shilpa Shetty. Their affair started from the film ‘Mai Khiladi Tu Anari’ and ended with ‘Dhadkan’. Because Shilpa got to know that Akshay was already dating Twinkle Khanna at that time.
Akshay saw Twinkle for the first time at a photo shoot with a magazine in Mumbai. There Akshay developed an instant crush on Twinkle Khanna.
However, it was on the sets of the film, ‘International Khiladi’ where the two fell in love with each other.
So, What Made Twinkle Khanna Marry Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar once confessed on ‘Koffee With Karan’ that Twinkle was very confident of her upcoming release, Mela, in 2000. She was certain that it would do well and told him that in case the movie fails to create magic in the box office, she would marry him. Luckily for them, the movie flopped, and soon they got married.
Akshay Kumar Didn’t Stop Here!
There was a trail of women in Akshay Kumar’s life even after his marriage. According to rumours, Akshay Kumar got really close to Priyanka Chopra. The duo worked in many films together.
Apparently, Twinkle Khanna had to jump in between and put a full stop.
After he ended his affair with Priyanka, Akshay’s name often came up with Katrina Kaif. Because nothing can stop Akshay Kumar!