- Akshay Kumar turned 54 on Thursday
- He is the winner of National Film Award
- His filmography includes hits as well as critically acclaimed film
Happy Birthday, Akshay Kumar. The “Khiladi Of Bollywood” turns 54 today. Akshay has spent almost three decades working in the film industry. In his journey, the actor has gifted us mind-blowing entertainers and stunning action movies. The versatile star fits into a range of roles: from humorous caricatures in films like Hera Pheri to critical portrayals in historical dramas like Gold. On his 54th birthday, here’s raising a toast to his top 10 movies. We have prepared a list of his best works. Take a look:
1. Airlift (2016)
The film, directed by Raja Krishna Menon, is based on the evacuation of Indians from Kuwait during its invasion by Iraq.
2. Special 26 (2013)
This is considered one of the best heist movies from Bollywood. A group of men pose as CBI and income tax officers as they rob rich businessmen and politicians.
3. Baby (2015)
This is one of the finest action-thriller movies that Akshay Kumar has given us. It deals with a counter-intelligence team’s struggle to stop a terrorist attack.
4. Padman (2018)
Akshay Kumar left a strong social message in this film regarding women’s menstruation and health.
5. Hera Pheri (2000)
The comic timing of the three protagonists, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal alongside Akshay, gave us an evergreen entertainer. Do you agree?
6. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Comedy and mystery pulsate through the plotline of the story. Akshay Kumar plays the role of a psychiatrist who solves a mystery of ghosts and more.
7. Kesari (2019)
The story is based on the true events of the Battle of Saragarhi in 1897. It is a tale in which 21 Sikh soldiers fought against almost 10,000 Afghans.
8. Gold (2018)
The film narrates the story of the Indian Hockey team winning its first Olympic gold medal after independence.
9. Rustom (2016)
This crime drama depicted Akshay Kumar in a naval officer’s role. Akshay received the National Award for Best Actor for Rustom and Airlift.
10. Namastey London (2007)
Lastly, we can’t forget this gem from Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. The film served us with a lot of humour and wit.
Akshay Kumar was last seen in Bell Botton. His upcoming projects include Sooryavanshi, Ram Setu and Atrangi Re.