Akshay Kumar

  • Akshay Kumar starrer 'Shaukeen' set for Nov 7 release 2 hours 18 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Abhishek Sharma-directed remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1982 film 'Shaukeen' will hit the screens in the first week of November. Seasoned actors like Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Paresh Rawal along with Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar and actress Lisa Haydon will be seen in the film, which revolves around three...
  • There are more dog lovers out there than there are action freaks: Akshay Kumar July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Known as an action and comedy star, Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar, who delivered a hit with 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says he enjoys doing a range of movies for his fans, but loves the 'Heyy Babby' genre of entertainment most. In an interview, Akshay has spoken out...
  • Akshay Kumar lip-syncs to woman's voice in 'Johnny Johnny' song July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: If men dressing in woman's garb wasn't a trend enough already in Bollywood, here's Akshay Kumar trying out something new - he lip-syncs to a female voice for the song "Johnny Johnny" for "It's Entertainment". The song is the first to be released from the album of the forthcoming film...
  • Akshay Kumar urges fans to watch World Kabaddi League in August June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar, also a sports lover, is now promoting kabaddi by urging fans to watch the World Kabaddi League when it begins in August. "I'm a sports enthusiast, be it cricket, martial arts, hockey or kabbadi...that's no secret. I've always promoted fitness and sports. Cricket is already world famous...
  • After the success of 'Holiday', Akshay Kumar goes on a holiday with family June 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Post the success of his last outing 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', actor Akshay Kumar is off to vacation in New York with wife Twinkle Khanna and his two children Aarav and Nitara. The 46-year-old action star said similar to his films, he would make all the efforts...
  • 'Holiday' success to rub off on new TV ad: Producers June 24, 2014

    Kolkata: The people behind a new advertising campaign that sees Akshay Kumar flaunt both his humorous and serious side to promote hosiery products Monday said the success of the actor's current hit "Holiday..." is bound to rub off on it. The Akshay-starrer crossed the Rs.100-crore mark at the domestic box office...
  • 'Holiday' breaks Akshay Kumar's jinx at the Box Office, enters the Rs 100 crore club June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar is back to rule the Box Office. His latest, 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' has earned Rs 100 crores in two weeks since its release. The film, which stars Akshay and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, has been directed by South filmmaker AR...
  • Akshay Kumar deliberately keeps his children away from limelight June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, a successful actor and filmmaker, is also a protective father. To ensure that his children have a normal life, he doesn't expose them to the media. Currently riding high on the success of 'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', Akshay is raising two children with wife...
  • Sidharth Malhotra and Akshay Kumar to play brothers in a remake of 'Warrior'? June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Sidharth Malhotra will be training in mixed martial arts for his next film, a remake of Hollywood movie 'Warrior'. The film will be produced by Karan Johar's and is tentatively named 'Warrior' and is apparently a remake of the 2011 Hollywood boxing drama. The story is about two brothers who...
  • Akshay Kumar's 'Holiday' to earn Rs 50 crore soon June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's "Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty" has earned almost Rs.50 crore in four days of its release. Promoted as a movie full of real stunts and real locations, it is A.R. Murugadoss' second Hindi directorial, and has done well at the box office so far. The total...
  • Shooting begins for Telugu remake of 'OMG: Oh My God!' June 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The yet-untitled Telugu remake of Hindi blockbuster 'OMG: Oh My God!' went on floors here Monday. The film's lead actors Daggubati Venkatesh, Pawan Kalyan and Shriya Saran participated in the launch. "The film was officially launched today. A few scenes are also expected to be shot today featuring the lead...
  • 'Holiday' earns 1.96 cr, the highest ever single day gross for Akshay Kumar starrer in UAE-GCC June 8, 2014

    Akshay Kumar's 'Holiday', which focuses on terrorism and sleeper cells, managed to find several takers in UAE. The film, which has been produced by Vipul Shah and features Sonakshi Sinha, has earned $332,000 (Rs 1.96 crore) on its first day. Trade analyst took to twitter to share the film's...
  • Would love to do character-driven films, but such roles have to come to me first: Akshay Kumar June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, usually seen as a larger-than-life character in commercial cinema, says he would love to take up character-driven roles if the filmmakers approach with such offers. "The content has become the most important thing for me, but I have to do films like 'Boss' or 'Khiladi 786'," Akshay, whose...
  • 'Holiday' review: There is a consistent slickness in action scenes and occasional suspense too June 7, 2014

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Govinda Director: AR Murgadoss In an important scene in Holiday, Akshay Kumar, playing a military secret agent, assembles a squad of eleven army men, and together they follow around a band of terrorists through the crowded city, tracking their every move. Akshay and his team keep a...
  • Why Bollywood actors can't quite imitate the 'swag' of their South Indian counterparts in Hindi remakes June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: If you are a fan of south Indian films, you will understand when I argue that while Hindi films adapt the script, locations and situations from the original movies well, they are unable to do so when it comes to the personal "draw" of the actors. Take the latest...
  • 'Holiday' Tweet Review: First day, first show June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The latest film from the stable of director AR Murugadoss of 'Ghajini' fame, 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the leading roles. A remake of the 2012 Tamil film 'Thuppakki', starring Vijay and Kajal Agarwal, the film revolves around Virat, an...
  • Holiday: Akshay Kumar is more concerned about viewers' reaction than the Box Office collection June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar, who is gearing up for the release of his new film 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says he's more bothered about the people's reaction to the film than its box office performance. On being asked about people's expectations from the film, the actor said: "Let's...
  • e Lounge: Akshay, Sonakshi talk about 'Holiday' June 3, 2014

    Directed by AR Murugadoss, 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' features Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha is action-thriller film. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Akshay and Sonakshi share their experience behind the camera. The film is set to be released on June 6. ...
  • Sonakshi Sinha took training in boxing from Vijender Singh for her role in 'Holiday' June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Sonakshi Sinha had to sit for two hours to get her hair tied in a braid everytime she had to shoot for her role in the forthcoming actioner 'Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty'. The actress, who has luscious locks, says she had always wanted to sport...
  • e Lounge: Akshay Kumar talks about his upcoming film 'Holiday' May 31, 2014

    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar spoke to CNN-IBN about his upcoming movie 'Holiday'. The action thriller film is written and directed by AR Murugadoss, and is produced by Vipul Shah. It features Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, along with Govinda in a supporting role. ...
  • 'Holiday' not really a remake, it is a script that I had selected earlier: Akshay Kumar May 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar cringes at the very mention of the term "remake" in the context of his forthcoming actioner 'Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty'. And he has his reasons. When IANS was about to ask him about 'Holiday' being a remake of a Tamil film, he promptly interrupted and...
  • Akshay Kumar: First half of 'Holiday' is mind blowing, enjoyed doing it May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar cringes at the very mention of the term "remake" in the context of his forthcoming actioner "Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty". And he has his reasons. When IANS was about to ask him about "Holiday" being a remake of a Tamil film, he promptly interrupted and...
  • 'Action Replayy' failed due to Akshay Kumar's geek look: Vipul Shah May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Producer-director Vipul Shah, who has teamed up with Akshay Kumar in five films so far, says their previous movie 'Action Replayy' failed at the box office because of the actor's 'geek look'. Shah and Akshay have collaborated in films like 'Waqt', 'Aankhein', 'Namastey London', 'Singh is King', besides 'Action Replayy'....
  • Akshay Kumar: 'Holiday' is not a typical Akshay Kumar film May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: No one can fault Akshay Kumar's dare-devilry on screen, but Bollywood's action titan insists his forthcoming film 'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' shouldn't be confused with a typical action-drama. He says the film's topic, which focuses on terrorism and sleeper cells, as well as real stunts...