Akshay Khanna, born on 28th March 1975, has turned 43 today. Being the son of handsome Vinod Khanna,
Known for his intense acting and boy next door image, Akshay was starred opposite ‘Miss World’ Aishwarya Rai in Rishi Kapoor’s directorial debut ‘Aa Ab Laut Chale’. The film didn’t work at the box office but Akshay’s efforts were noticed. His movie career saw many ups and downs. While his colleagues rake in on their looks and signed movies left, right and
On his special day, we bring you the directors who gave the actor some landmark movies in his acting career-
Subhash Ghai- ‘Taal’
The movie directed by Subhash Ghai became a game changer for Akshay’s stagnant acting career. His portrayal of sensitive, romantic ‘Manav’ gelled with this musical love story. Akshay got noticed even when the movie’s main highlight was the gorgeous beauty- Aishwarya Rai.
Farhan Akhtar- ‘Dil Chahta Hai’
Farhan Akhtar definitely revived Akshay’s career by casting him as ‘Siddharth’ who is in love with an older woman in ‘Dil Chahta Hai’. Akshay played ‘Sid’ with much restrained and won audience approval. The chemistry between the 3 lead actors, Aamir, Saif and Akshay made this movie worth watching even now.
Abbas-Mustan- ‘Humraaz’ & ‘Race’
‘Men in White’, the director duo, Abbas-Mustan helped Akshay break the monotony of
Priyadarshan- ‘Aakrosh’, ‘Hungama’, ‘Hulchul’
Priyadarshan and Akshay Khanna share a strong bond as director and actor. As a result, the directed
Ravi Udyavar- ‘Mom’
Here is wishing Akshay many more such interesting projects in