Who would think that a college dropout will go on to become one of the biggest actors of the nation. Yes, after enrolling in Mumbai’s college for higher education, he dropped out after a year and went to Bangkok to pursue his dream to learn martial arts. In Bangkok, he learned Muay Thai and worked as a chef and waiter. Upon his return to Mumbai, Akshay pursued modeling and subsequently, landed into the world of movies. In 1991, Akshay Kumar made his first appearance in the movie Saugandh. Despite commercial failure, Akshay earned recognition for his acting and in today’s day and age, Akshay Kumar is one of the most successful actors. From Airlift, Rustom, Housefull 3, Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, Special 26 to Jolly LLB 2, Akshay Kumar has, time and again, proved his mettle. In 2001, Akshay Kumar married Twinkle Khanna and the couple has two children, Aarav and Nitara. Later, in 2004, Akshay Kumar was conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Award for his outstanding achievements in Bollywood.