Akshay Kumar

  • Watch: The Indian Ice Bucket Challenge: 9 celebrities including Sania Mirza, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan soak themselves in ice cold water Yesterday

    After a series of Hollywood stars and famous celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge in the west, it is India's turn now. Bollywood seems pretty excited about getting drenched in ice cold water and a number of popular actors stepped forward to join the cause. Spreading awareness about the ALS...
  • Akshay Kumar takes the ALS ice bucket challenge; nominates Salman Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Johnny Lever, Ashwini Yardi 2 days ago

    Akshay Kumar performed the ALS ice bucket challenge in a true 'khiladi' style. In the windy part of Cape Town, Kumar asked 11 contestants from the show he was hosting there, to pour ice water on him. He added that the temperature there was 8 degrees Celsius. He was responding to...
  • From Nitish Bhardwaj as a flute-playing villager, to Akshay Kumar as a Ray Ban-wearing charmer: How the portrayal of Lord Krishna has evolved on screen 4 days ago

    New Delhi: He has a signature look. His has his favourite accessories, his favourite music instrument and he's got a way with the ladies. One of the most intriguing characters from the Indian epic 'Mahabharata', Lord Krishna's tales have enthralled bhakts for centuries. An inspiration for poetry, prose and art all...
  • Akshay Kumar-Tamannaah Bhatia starrer 'Entertainment' crosses Rs 35 crore mark August 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar's latest slapstick comedy "Entertainment" continues to entertain the masses. In the opening weekend, it has collected over Rs.35 crore in India. "#Entertainment Fri 11.16 cr, Sat 11.53 cr, Sun 14 cr. Total: (Rs.) 36.69 cr nett. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted Monday. "#Entertainment has decent weekend,...
  • Box Office report: Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Entertainment' mints over Rs 20 crore August 11, 2014

    Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Entertainment' has earned over Rs.20 crore in the first two days of its release. The movie is named after a Golden Retriever, who plays a key character and has been supported by animal-rights activist and Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi. "#Entertainment Fri 11.16 cr (revised figure),...
  • Akshay Kumar's 'Entertainment' rakes in Rs 11.57 crore on opening day August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's comedy movie 'Entertainment' failed to create fireworks at the box-office and earned Rs. 11.57 crore at the box-office on its first day. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted its first day box -office collection and wrote, "#Entertainment Fri Rs. 11.57 cr nett. India...
  • 'Entertainment' review: The humour isn't just slapstick , it's also repetitive and lazy August 9, 2014

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Tamannaah Bhatia and Ritesh Deshmukh Director: Sajid-Farhad Anyone who's ever got a bad review tends to believe that movie critics don't want to enjoy a film. That they go into a movie thinking of new and different ways to shred it to bits. That's not true I can assure...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess these Akshay Kumar movies? August 8, 2014

    Akshay Kumar has quite a huge fan following and the Khiladi Kumar enjoys the same level of stardom as the Khans do. His latest release, Entertainment has received a very good response at the box-office. Take this quiz and see how much do you know about his movies. ...
  • 'Entertainment' tweet review: Akshay's comic timing, Krushna's quirky one-liners will leave you entertained August 8, 2014

    Akshay Kumar and Tamannah Bhatia starrer Entertainment hits the silverscreen today. The movie is inspired from a real life incident and marks the directorial debut of Sajid and Farhad. Interestingly, the main lead in the movie is not Akshay Kumar but a dog named Entertainment. It's the...
  • Censor Board slams jokes on Johnny Lever's name 'Abdullah' in 'Entertainment' August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The censor board has objected to the way Johnny Lever's character's name has been mispronounced in the forthcoming film 'Entertainment' and asked its makers to change it. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which viewed the film late last week, has asked that Lever's character's name be changed. Said a...
  • Akshay Kumar talks about his new movie 'Entertainment' August 7, 2014

    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar talks about his upcoming movie 'Entertainment'. The movie is set to be released on August 8. ...
  • E Lounge: Akshay Kumar talks about his new movie 'Entertainment' August 6, 2014

    In am interview with CNN-IBN, bollywood actor Akshay Kumar talks about his new film 'Entertainment'. The main protagonist of the film is a dog. Akshay tells us about how this film beats any other comedy film he has ever done. ...
  • I want to play a villain's role more often, he has the most fun in a film: Akshay Kumar August 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Superstar Akshay Kumar says apart from catching up with different styles of comedy, he loves to play negative roles more often. The 'Entertainment' star said it gives him immense joy. "I think the villain always enjoys so much in major part of the film's duration. He fixes up the...
  • Akshay Kumar urges fans to support his Kabaddi team 'Khalsa Warriors' August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha along with rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh will attend the premiere of their forthcoming film "Entertainment" in London Aug 8. The Wave World Kabaddi League (Wave WKL), the first international Kabaddi league, will host the premiere of the Tips Entertainment movie at...
  • Akshay Kumar: Never injured anyone filming action scene in my career August 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar, known for performing dare devil stunts, said that he has never hurt or injured anyone filming action sequences in his 24-year film career. Popular for his 'Khiladi' series, the actor says, to him safety comes first. "In my 24 years of career, no one sustained injuries...
  • Akshay Kumar not sure if he will succeed in the new genre he has tried with 'Entertainment' August 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, who has acquired the image of an action hero, today said he enjoys doing action-comedy films. The 46-year-old popular star started his acting career with action films, but later branched out to genres like comedy, romance and drama. "Each genre is difficult. Comedy is the...
  • Twinkle Khanna is my superwoman: Akshay Kumar August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Khiladi' Akshay Kumar is a proud hubby! While his wife Twinkle considers him the 'man of the house', he makes no bones about calling her his 'superwoman'. "She calls me man of the house in her column but she is my superwoman," Akshay tweeted Friday alongside a photograph featuring Twinkle...
  • World Kabaddi League announces team franchise names and logos July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: World Kabaddi League (WKL), the first professional Kabaddi League of the world, on Thursday announced the franchisees names and logos of its teams in presence of Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Badal. The international-level league, slated to kick off on August 9, will have eight international teams including...
  • Actors singing in films is reflection of versatility: Akshay Kumar July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has supported the growing trend of actors taking to singing in films, saying it shows their versatility. "What is wrong in actors singing a song? In Hollywood people act and sing at the same time... It is a hard thing to do. Earlier only comedians...
  • Junior- the wonder dog to have his name appear before Akshay Kumar in 'It's Entertainment' July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The cine goers will be going on a roller coaster ride in Farhad-Sajid's 'It's Entertainment' starring Akshay Kumar and Tamannaah. The film marks the directorial debut of writers Farhad-Sajid who have given us several blockbusters in the past like 'Housefull 2', 'Golmaal 3', 'Singham' and many more. Interestingly, ...
  • Akshay Kumar starrer 'Shaukeen' set for Nov 7 release July 24, 2014

    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...