|Real Name||Akash Khurana|
|Other Name||Dr. Khurana|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Screenwriter, Director, Theatre Artist, Entrepreneur|
|Famous For||Portraying the roles of 'father' in Hindi TV serials and movies|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Hair Colour||Salt and Pepper (Semi- Bald)|
|Date of Birth||Not Known|
|Birthplace||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|School||St. Francis De'Sales High School, Nagpur, Maharashtra|
|College/Institutes||National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India
XLRI - Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra
|Educational Qualifications||Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Post Graduate in Business Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
|Debut||Film (Actor): Kalyug (1981)
TV (Actor): Satyajit Ray Presents (1986)
TV (Screenwriter): Swayam (1990)
TV (Director): Front Page (1993)
|Award||'Nandi Award' for playing the lead in the Telugu film 'Dr. Ambedkar'|
|Girls, Affairs, and More|
|Children||Sons- Akarsh Khurana (Elder- Director), Adhaar Khurana (Younger)- photo in the parents' section; above
Daughter- Not Known
|Parents||Names Not Known|
|Favourite Food(s)||Pav Bhaji, Aloo Puri|
|Favourite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Akash Khurana
- Before entering the entertainment industry, he worked for the Tata Motors for eight years, and then, he moved to the hospitality industry where he worked as a management consultant.
- Akash is a co-founder of Nimbus Communications (a leading sports, media, and entertainment company) where he became an HR Advisor, Chief Creative Officer, CEO and MD, and Chairman.
- Initially, he did a lot of theatres with renowned theatre personalities- Satyadev Dubey, Sunil Shanbag, and Naseeruddin Shah. He has also been associated with over 30 theatre plays.
- Akash started his career as a film actor in 1981.
- He has worked in more than 60 Hindi films like ‘Ardhy Satya’, ‘Saaransh’, ‘Kabzaa’, ‘Jurm’, ‘Saudagar’, ‘Diljale’, ‘Jaan’, ‘Barfi!’, etc.
- Akash also worked in Hindi TV serials as an actor and director. Some of his popular TV serials are ‘Sara Jahan Hamara’, ‘Guftagoo’, ‘Rishtey’, ‘Kuch Ret Kuch Pani ‘, etc.
- He has also written 20+ screenplays including ‘Aashiqui and Baazigar’, ‘Aakrosh’, ‘Kartoos’, ‘Yeh Aashiqui Meri’, ‘Betaabi’, ‘Itihaas’, etc.
- Akash has conducted several workshops on acting, screenwriting, and filmmaking.
- Akash was a spokesperson for the media and entertainment industry on the national forums FICCI and CII and has been a Rotarian at the Rotary Club of Bombay North Island.
- He likes to play musical instruments like drum and piano.
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