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Khiladi Kumar to Ranjit Katyal: Akshay completes 25 years in Bollywood

India TV Entertainment Desk 25 Jan 2016, 16:09:29 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

New Delhi: Bollywood is an industry which gives high hopes to millions. Several people tend to enter the industry with a hope to become a big star one day. However, only a few manage to leave their marks.

With B-town, believed to be ruled by Khans, Kapoors and Bachchans, making a position for oneself is quite difficult.

But there is this one actor, who has managed to carve a niche for himself and stand out from the league of superstars.

We are talking about the ‘Khiladi' Kumar of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar who has completed his glorious 25 years in the industry.

A regular Delhi boy, Akshay who has worked as a waiter in Bangkok, is now one of the leading actors of B-town and the credit goes to his sheer determination and hard work.

Akshay made his first appearance on the silver screen with ‘Saugandh' also starring Rakhee and Shantipriya.

Ever since then, there is no looking back for the actor. In his career of 25 years, Akshay worked in around 135 movies and also tried his hands in various genres.

So here we bring you some of his best movies from the varied genres he acted in:

1. Khiladi series

Akshay Kumar made his career as an action hero initially. The actor, who is popularly known as ‘Khiladi' Kumar because of his love for action and stunts, has done eight movies in the Khiladi series starting from ‘Khiladi' in 1992 to ‘Khiladi 786' in 2012.

Main Khiladi Tu Anari
Sabse Bada Khiladi
Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi
Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi
International Khiladi
Khiladi 420
Khiladi 786

2. Comedy

Akshay Kumar is quite popular for his comic timings. The actor has given some rib-tickling comedy movies which can instantly refresh your mood.

Hera Pheri
Garam Masala
Hey Baby

3. Patriotism

Apart from action and comedy, Akshay has acted in some serious patriotic movies as well. These flicks not just give you goosebumps but also ignite the feeling of patriotism within.

Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty
Gabbar Is Back
Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo

4. Family Drama

When it comes to Akshay kumar, what one can not miss is the kind of family person he is. Infact not just in personal life, but in professional life as well actor makes sure to connect with the audience by having that emotional touch of family.

Waqt: The Race Against Time
Humko Deewana Kar Gaye
Patiala House

5. Negative Roles

After playing the action hero, now Akshay is all try to a new genre now. The actor will soon be seen in a negative role opposite megastar Rajnikanth in ‘Robot 2'.

Earlier, he was also seen in a villainous role in ‘Ajnabee' also starring in Bobby Deol, Kareena Kapoor and Bipasha Basu.

Be it a romantic role, comedy, action or family drama, Akshay has done justice to each and every role he did and made sure to leave a mark with his every performance.

Even after 25 years in the industry, Akshay continues to explore himself even more making the audience long for some more power-packed performances by him.