Just like Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar too proved that it's possible for an outsider to make it big in the industry. While the actor made his Bollywood debut with Saugandh in 1991, it was the suspense thriller 'Khiladi' which turned out to be a major breakthrough in his career. Since then, be it romance, action or comedy, Akshay dabbled with every genre and emerged 'successful'. From a waiter in Bangkok to now being one of the biggest names in Bollywood, Akshay Kumar's journey has truly been an inspiring one.
On his 51st birthday today, we take a walk down the memory lane and bring you some rare pictures of Bollywood's Khiladi which are pure gold-
We found this picture quite sexy! Akshay Kumar and Sheeba worked together in films like 'Lahoo Ke Do Rang', 'Zaalim' and 'Mr Bond' and their sizzling chemistry is quite evident in this photo shoot.
He Does It With Style
Long before Salman Khan brought 'going shirtless' in trend, you had Akshay Kumar flaunting his physique.
Just Look At Him!
'Hum Hain Seedhe Saadhe Akshay Akshay', well, that's the song which immediately struck us after watching this superstar's desi avatar.
Three's A Company
Akshay is seen posing for a picture with Nagma and Karisma Kapoor on the sets of 'Suhaag'. Indeed, his boyish charm is enough to make you skip a heartbeat!
Akshay Kumar With Rekha
Back then, the grapevine went abuzz with rumours about an alleged romance brewing between this actor-duo. But one thing is for sure! They made a dashing pair together. What do you think guys?
Halo Re Halo
It looks like Navratri arrived a bit early for Khiladi Kumar during this photo-shoot!
Can You Guess The Film?
Akshay Kumar, Sonali Bendre, Nagarjuna, Pooja Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt in a frame! Well, this picture is from the sets of Angaaray.
This picture of Akshay Kumar with his ex-flame Raveena Tandon just made us realize time flies and how!
This Trio Should Do A Film Together
One just can't miss the camaraderie between Suniel Shetty, Saif Ali Khan and Akshay Kumar in this picture!
Filmibeat wishes Akshay Kumar a very happy birthday!