10 Lesser Known Facts About Akshay Kumar You Should Know

Akshay Kumar's real name is Rajeev Hari Om Bhatia. The actor used Hari Om, his father's name as his middle name.

Akshay Kumar is a Black Belt in Taekwondo. Akshay was interested in martial arts since childhood and began training in class VIII.

The actor reportedly worked as a chef and waiter in Bangkok. Akshay returned to India to give a shot in modelling and taught martial arts to make his ends meet initially.

Akshay also hosted a martial arts documentary titled 'Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar' for National Geographic Channel.

Akshay is a disciplinary in life and wakes up at 5 AM. He reportedly begins with his work and interviews at 6 AM

Akki auditioned for Deepak Tijori’s role in the 1992 film ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander’, but was rejected

In 2008, the University of Windsor conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Law on Akshay Kumar in recognition of his contribution to Indian cinema.

When Akshay Kumar featured on Anupam Kher's talk show on TV, he shared his 'Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai Moment' with the viewers

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