Akshay Kumar (born Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia; 9 September 1967), is an Indian-born Canadian actor, producer, martial artist, stuntman and television personality. In a career spanning more than twenty five years, Kumar has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films and has won several awards including the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom and two Filmfare Awards.
Box Office India has listed Kumar as one of the most successful actors in the history of Indian cinema. He became the first Bollywood actor whose movies have crossed respectively the Rs 2000 crore (₹20 billion (US$310 million) in 2013 and the Rs 3000 crore (₹30 billion (US$470 million)) in 2016  in their domestic net lifetime collection. Having done so, he has established himself as one of the prominent actors of the Hindi cinema.