Akshaye Khanna

Profession: Actor


Brother of Akshaye Khanna

Rahul Khanna (Actor, Elder)

Father of Akshaye Khanna

Vinod Khanna (Actor & Politician, Died in 2017)

Half-brother of Akshaye Khanna

Sakshi Khanna (Actor)

Half-sister of Akshaye Khanna

Shraddha Khanna

Mother of Akshaye Khanna

Geetanjali Khanna (Former Model, Died in 2018)

Step mother of Akshaye Khanna

Kavita Khanna

Affairs/Girlfriends of Akshaye Khanna

Neha (in 1995)
Aishwarya Rai (Actress, Rumour)
Tara Sharma (Actress)
Riya Sen (Actress, Rumour)

Favourite Actor of Akshaye Khanna

Rajesh Khanna

Favourite Actress of Akshaye Khanna

Dimple Kapadia

Favourite Book of Akshaye Khanna

Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra

Favourite Colour of Akshaye Khanna

White

Favourite Film Director(s) of Akshaye Khanna

Priyadarshan, Abbas-Mastan, J.P. Dutta, Farhan Akhtar

Favourite Film(s) of Akshaye Khanna

James Bond Series, Bourne Series, Gone Girl

Favourite Food(s) of Akshaye Khanna

Pizza, Hamburger, Sea food

Favourite Song of Akshaye Khanna

"Sinbad The Sailor" from the film 'Rock On' (2008)

Favourite Sport of Akshaye Khanna

Football

Favourite TV Show of Akshaye Khanna

Homeland

Awards, Achievements of Akshaye Khanna

1998- Filmfare Award - Best Debut - Male for the film 'Border' (1997)
2002- Filmfare Award - Best Supporting Actor, Screen Award - Special Jury Award for the film 'Dil Chahta Hai' (2001)
2007- Australian Indian Film Festival - Best Performance Award for 'Gandhi, My Father' (2007)

Controversies of Akshaye Khanna

In the 1990s, Akshaye and Karisma Kapoor shot for a magazine in which he was holding Karisma in a weird pose.   In 2013, he filed a complaint against Satyabrata Chakravarty and his wife Sona, president and director respectively of 'Intech Images Private Ltd.', who allegedly duped him of ?50 lakh, with a promise that they would invest Akshaye's money in the commodity market and will double it in 45 days.  

Information about Akshaye Khanna

His best friends in Bollywood are Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Arshad Warsi, Kareena Kapoor, Ayesha Takia, Sanjay Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Madhuri Dixit, to name a few.  Does Akshaye Khanna drink alcohol?: Yes  In 2016, he made his comeback in Bollywood with John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez starrer Dishoom after a 4 year long break from acting due to some personal reasons.  He was the first choice to play Aamir Khan's role in 'Taare Zameen Par' (2007).  In 2019, Akshaye portrayed the role of Manmohan Singh's former media adviser Sanjaya Baru in the biographical political film 'The Accidental Prime Minister.'  Anil Kapoor once offered him a role in the TV show '24' season 2, but it didn't excite him.  Akshaye hails from a Punjabi family with a rich artistic background as his father, Vinod Khanna, is an acting legend, his mother, Geetanjali Khanna, was one of the best models of her times, and his elder brother, Rahul Khanna, is also a renowned actor.  Akshaye Khanna Smoking  He was the first choice to play the role of Sunil Dutt in 'Sanju' (2018), but he was rejected; as he failed the look tests.  Does Akshaye Khanna smoke?: Yes  Initially, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, and Saif Ali Khan were offered the role of '2nd Lt. Dharamvir Singh Bhan,' but due to various reasons, no one did the role and the role fell in the lap of Akshaye.  His father launched him in the romantic film 'Himalay Putra' (1997) opposite Anjala Zaveri. His father also wanted to produce another film for his son, but after the failure of the film, Vinod dropped the idea of making the film.  Farhan Akhtar initially cast Akshaye Khanna as 'Akash,' Hrithik Roshan as 'Siddharth' and Saif Ali Khan as 'Sameer.' After Hrithik Roshan turned down the role, it went to Abhishek Bachchan. But after Abhishek also turned down the role, Farhan swapped the roles of Akshaye Khanna and Aamir Khan.  Kareena Kapoor once admitted that she had a huge crush on Akshaye Khanna in her teenage days.  Before entering into Bollywood, he took acting classes at Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute, Mumbai.  Akshaye Khanna With JP Dutta During The Making Of Border  In an interview given in 2017, he said, 'I will never get married. I want to live my life alone. I can be in a relationship for sometime but I know I can't see it lasting for a lifetime.'  His breakthrough came when he landed the role of '2nd Lt. Dharamvir Singh Bhan' in the film 'Border' (1997), a war film based on the 'Battle of Longewala' during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.  His portrayal of Harilal Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's eldest son, in the film 'Gandhi, My Father' (2007) is considered one of his best works to date. 


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