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Akshaye Khanna Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Akshaye Khanna

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Bio/Wiki
NicknameAkshoo
ProfessionActor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack (Semi-bald)
Career
DebutBollywood Film: Himalay Putra (1997)
Himalay Putra (1997)
Last FilmRangeela Raja (2019)
Awards, Achievements 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)
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 March 1975
Age (as in 2019)44 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
SignatureAkshaye Khanna' Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolLawrence School, Lovedale, Tamil Nadu
College/UniversityH.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
ReligionHinduism
CasteKhatri
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Political InclinationBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Address(es)• A bungalow in Alibaug, Mandwa, Mumbai
• 13/C, IL Plazzo, Little Gibbs Road Malabar Hills, Mumbai (his father's house)
HobbiesPlaying Chess & Squash, Gardening, Swimming, Reading, Gymming
Controversies• In the 1990s, Akshaye and Karisma Kapoor shot for a magazine in which he was holding Karisma in a weird pose.
Akshaye Khanna with Karisma Kapoor
• 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.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Neha (in 1995)
Aishwarya Rai (Actress, Rumour)
Akshaye Khanna With Aishwarya Rai
• Tara Sharma (Actress)
Riya Sen (Actress, Rumour)
Riya Sen
Ex-fianceeTara Sharma (Actress)
Tara Sharma
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Vinod Khanna (Actor & Politician, Died in 2017)
Akshaye Khanna With His Father
Mother- Geetanjali Khanna (Former Model, Died in 2018)
Akshaye Khanna With His Mother
Step-mother- Kavita Khanna
SiblingsBrother- Rahul Khanna (Actor, Elder)
Akshaye Khanna With Brother Rahul Khanna
Half-brother- Sakshi Khanna (Actor)
Half-sister- Shraddha Khanna
Sakshi Khanna (left), Kavita Khanna (centre), and Shraddha Khanna (right)
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Pizza, Hamburger, Sea food
Favourite ActorRajesh Khanna
Favourite ActressDimple Kapadia
Favourite Film(s)James Bond Series, Bourne Series, Gone Girl
Favourite Film Director(s)Priyadarshan, Abbas-Mastan, J.P. Dutta, Farhan Akhtar
Favourite TV ShowHomeland
Favourite Song"Sinbad The Sailor" from the film 'Rock On' (2008)
Favourite ColourWhite
Favourite SportFootball
Favourite BookSacred Games by Vikram Chandra
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionBMW, Rewa (eco-friendly electric car)
Akshaye Khanna With His BMW
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹2-3 crore/film

Akshaye Khanna

Some Lesser Known Facts About Akshaye Khanna

  • Does Akshaye Khanna smoke?: Yes

    Akshaye Khanna Smoking

    Akshaye Khanna Smoking

  • Does Akshaye Khanna drink alcohol?: Yes
  • 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's Childhood Photo With His Family

    Akshaye Khanna’s Childhood Photo With His Family

  • Before entering into Bollywood, he took acting classes at Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute, Mumbai.
  • 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.

    Akshaye Khanna In Himalay Putra

    Akshaye Khanna In Himalay Putra

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Akshaye Khanna With JP Dutta During The Making Of Border

    Akshaye Khanna With JP Dutta During The Making Of Border

  • He was the first choice to play Aamir Khan‘s role in ‘Taare Zameen Par’ (2007).
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • In 2019, Akshaye portrayed the role of Manmohan Singh‘s former media adviser Sanjaya Baru in the biographical political film ‘The Accidental Prime Minister.’

    Akshaye Khanna (left) As Sanjaya Baru (right) In The Film- The Accidental Prime Minister

    Akshaye Khanna (left) As Sanjaya Baru (right) In The Film- The Accidental Prime Minister

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