Akshaye Khanna life and biography

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Akshaye Khanna biography

Date of birth : 1975-03-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Mumbai, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2010-11-02
Credited as : Bollywood actor, son of actor Vinod Khanna, films: Taal, Dil Chahta hai, Race

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Akshaye Khanna is an Indian film actor who works in Hindi cinema.

He is known for his roles in films such as Taal (1999), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Humraaz (2002), Hungama (2003), Hulchul (2004), Gandhi, My Father (2007) and Race (2008). He is the son of actor Vinod Khanna.

Khanna is the son of actor Vinod Khanna. His elder brother Rahul Khanna is also an actor. He also has two half siblings, a sister and a brother from his father's second marriage. His major interest remains Hindi cinema. He has completed a training course at Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute.


At the age of 22 in 1997, Khanna made his debut in his father's production Himalaya Putra. His next release was J. P. Dutta's Border (1997) for which he received a Filmfare Best Debut Award. His next release was the film Mohabbat with Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Kapoor in the same year. This movie did not do well in the box office. He then earned acclaim in the movie Taal, and the film was moderate success. After that he got a filmfare award for his supporting role in the smash hit Dil Chahta Hai.A year Later Akshaye Khanna put up one of the best performances of his career in the thriller Humraaz. His role in this film earned him a lot of acclaim he plays a convincing con-artist he got nominated for a filmfare actor in a negative role for this.. He then attempted comedy in Priyadarshan's Hungama (2003) and Hulchul (2004), the latter became one of the highest grossing films of 2004.

Shaadi Se Pehle (2006) and Aap Ki Khatir (2006) failed to do well at the box office, his other release that year, 36 China Town performed well. Nikhil Advani's multi-starrer, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love was Khanna's first release in 2007. Although much hyped, the film failed to do well. This was followed by the suspense thriller Naqaab which didn't do that well, although critics praised his acting saying "The movie belongs to Akshaye". Khanna's portrayal of Harilal Gandhi in the Gandhi, My Father was praised by critics and was mentioned as his best performance so far.

Khanna's first release of the year 2008 was Race in which he again played a negative role. He will be next seen in Autograph Remake and Ab Dilli Door Nahin.


Race 2 (2010)
Aakrosh (2010)
Life Partner (2009)
Ab Dilli Door Nahin (2009)
Shortkut - The Con Is On (2009)
Voice from the Sky (2009)
Race (2008)
Mere Baap Pehle Aap (2008)
Gandhi My Father (2007)
Salaam-E-Ishq (2007)
Aaja Nachley (2007)
Naqaab: Disguised Intentions (2007)
36 China Town (2006)
Shaadi Se Pehle (2006)
Aap Ki Khatir (2006)
Hulchul (2004)
LOC: Kargil (2003)
Hungama (2003)
Border Hindustan Ka (2003)
Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
Humraaz (2002)
Deewangee (2002)
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Aa Ab Laut Chalen (1999)
Taal (1999)
Dahek: A Burning Passion (1998)
Laawaris (1999)
Love You Hamesha (1999)
Kudrat (1998)
Border (1997)
Himalay Putra (1997)
Mohabbat (1997)
Bhai Bhai (1997)
Gandhi (1983)

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