Top 10 Interesting Facts on Akshay Kumar
- His movie “Chandni Chowk to China,” was the first film to be allowed by the Chinese Government to shoot a fight on the Great Wall.
- He was ranked #9 by Forbes in its first global list of highest-paid actors in the world, in the year 2015.
- While in Bangkok, Akshay worked in a restaurant called Metro Guest House.
- He was named as the "Sexiest Man Alive" by People, an Indian magazine in the year 2008..
- Though nominated seven times at the Filmfare awards, he's won just twice -- Best actor in a comic and negative role for Garam Masala and Ajnabee respectively.
- He is popularly known as Khiladi Kumar as he has done 8 movies with the word Khiladi in the title.
- He became an actor as it was in his destiny. He missed one of his flights for a modelling assignment and disappointed with missing the flight, he walked into a film studio with his portfolio. That day, he walked out with the lead role in the movie “Deedar”
- It was reported that, as of February 2013, the net box-office collection of Kumar’s movies had crossed S$300 million, making him the first and only Bollywood actor to do so.
- For his outstanding achievement in Cinema, he was honoured by the Asian Awards in the year 2011.
- In the movie “Singh is Bliing,” the scene in which he fights a lion, is not any VFX, but actually a real lion.
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