September 18, 1980 |
|Residence||Pittsgrove, New Jersey|
Akshay was born on 18 September 1980 in India and immigrated to the United States when he was 6 months old. He spent his childhood and teens in Pittsgrove, New Jersey and trained as a theatre actor having appeared in some Broadway plays. He has since tried his luck in Bollywood.
He made his Bollywood film debut with the teen romantic comedy Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao which released in 2004. In 2006 he starred in his second Bollywood film Alag, a remake of the Hollywood film Powder, in which he played a man with extraordinary supernatural powers and with no hair on his entire body. Although both of the films failed at the box office he got good reviews for his performances in both films.
He has also appeared in a Short film called A Beautiful Mind... of a Gladiator which is a spoof of the Oscar-winning films A Beautiful Mind and Gladiator. In 2009 he played a small role in Kal Kissne Dekha and played the lead in the thriller Three and the dance film Fast Forward.
|2004||Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao||Rahul|
|2004||A Beautiful Mind... of a Gladiator||Boyfriend|
|2008||Mujhe Rang De|
|2009||Ek: The Power of One||Puran Singh|
|2009||Kal Kissne Dekha||Kabir (cameo)|
|2009||Three – Love, Lies and Betrayal||Rajeev Dutt|
|2013||Enemmy||Ram Govardhan (RG)|
- Akshay Kapoor at the Internet Movie Database
- Interview with Akshay Kapoor about his film Alag
- Interview with Akshay Kapoor about his film debut
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