Akshay Kapoor

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Akshay Kapoor
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Born (1980-09-18) 18 September 1980 (age 36)
Nadiad India
Residence Pittsgrove, New Jersey
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–2013
Spouse(s) Cynthia Jacob[1]

Akshay Kapoor (born: Swapnil Gohil) (born 18 September 1980, in Mumbai, India) is an Indian actor.


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.[2] 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.[3][4]

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.


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao Rahul
2004 A Beautiful Mind... of a Gladiator Boyfriend
2006 Alag Tejas Rastogi
2008 Spring Broke Frank
2008 Mujhe Rang De
2009 Ek: The Power of One Puran Singh
2009 Fast Forward Sunny
2009 Kal Kissne Dekha Kabir (cameo)
2009 Three – Love, Lies and Betrayal Rajeev Dutt
2013 Enemmy Ram Govardhan (RG)


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