|Real Name||Akshaye Khanna|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||28 March 1975|
|Age (as in 2017)||42 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Lawrence School, Lovedale, Tamil Nadu|
|College||H.R. College, Mumbai|
|Debut||Film: Himalay Putra (1997)|
|Family||Father- Vinod Khanna (Actor)
Mother- Geetanjali Khanna (Former model), Kavita (Step-mother)
Brother- Rahul Khanna (Actor, Elder)
Sakshi Khanna (Half-Brother)
Sister- Shraddha Khanna (Half-Sister)
|Address||A bungalow in Alibaug, Mandwa, Mumbai
|Hobbies||Playing chess, swimming, workout, reading|
|Controversies||• In the 90s, Akshaye and Karisma Kapoor once 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 INR 50 lakh, with a promise that they would invest Akshaye's money in the commodity market and will double it in 45 days.
|Favourite Food||Pizza, hamburger, lettuce, bhindi, spinach, carrot, green peas, sea-food|
|Favourite Actor||Rajesh Khanna|
|Favourite Actress||Dimple Kapadia|
|Favourite Directors||Priyadarshan, Abbas Mastan, J.P. Dutta, Farhan Akhtar|
|Favourite Films||James Bond, and Bourne series|
|Favourite TV Show||Homeland (American)|
|Favourite Book||Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra|
|Favourite Sport||Chess, Football|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Aishwarya Rai (Actress, rumour)
Tara Sharma (Actress)
Riya Sen (Actress, rumour)
|Ex-fiancee||Tara Sharma (Actress)
|Car Collection||BMW, Rewa (eco-friendly electric car)|
|Salary||2-3 crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Akshaye Khanna
- Does Akshaye Khanna smoke?: Yes
- Does Akshaye Khanna drink alcohol?: Yes
- Before entering into Bollywood, he took acting classes at Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute, Mumbai.
- 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.
- 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.
- His portrayal of Harilal Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi‘s eldest son, in the film ‘Gandhi, My Father’ (2007) was highly critically acclaimed.
He was the first choice to play Aamir Khan’s role in ‘Taare Zameen Par’ (2007).
- Kareena Kapoor once admitted that she had a huge crush on Akshaye Khanna in her teenage days.
- Anil Kapoor once offered him a role in the TV show ’24’ season 2, but it didn’t excite him.