Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar
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At a Glance
  • Profession
    Film Actor
  • Age
  • Source of earnings
    Movies, Endorsements
  • Education
    Completed schooling at Don Bosco
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

Forbes India Lists

#6 Celeb 100 Rank 2013

#5 Money Rank#12 Fame Rank
#4 Celeb 100 Rank 2012


Contrary to his comic, loud on-screen image, Akshay Kumar is perhaps one of the most understated film actors in Bollywood. While his movies may not necessarily shake up the box office, he takes home a handy sum every year and believes doing more movies is better (unlike other A-list stars). In our time period Kumar did three movies: Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara!, Special 26 and Khiladi 786. Special 26 fared best of the lot at the box office; the other two sank without a trace. With one good movie in a year plus his endorsements, it is quite possible that Akshay can give some serious competition to the Khans. Of course, there are a few areas where Kumar doesn't score very well. First is fame. His fame score is at least 50 percent lower than other A-list stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. Second, while he was doing pretty well with Khatron Ke Khiladi, Kumar has been conspicuously absent from television.
Fast Fact: ?In March 2013, Akshay Kumar paid Rs 18 crore in advance taxes, the highest by a Bollywood personality.

2013 Celebrity 100

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