There are many stars in the Bollywood film industry who have majored in engineering or MBBS, while there are many who have failed in their studies. There is one such superstar who himself failed in 7th standard. But now he is a big hero and his name is also among the richest actors of the country.
The hero in question is one of the highest paid actors in India and has worked hard to get here. The journey from a waiter to one of India’s top actors was never easy.
He is Akshay Kumar As a child, he attended Don Bosco High School in Matunga and started learning karate there. But he had no interest in studies. In one of his interviews, he revealed that he failed in 7th standard. But he always dreamed of becoming a hero
Talking about his childhood, Akshay Kumar said, ‘There were 24 of us living in the same house at Chandni Chowk. We all slept in the same room. When we got up for exercise in the morning, everyone would jump over each other to get out. At that time his house rent was 100 taka!
Akshay Kumar started from Guru Nanak Khalsa College but dropped out due to lack of interest in studies. Later, he went to Thailand with the help of his father to further his martial arts. After spending five years in Bangkok, he became proficient in Thai boxing.
He also works as a chef and waiter After Thailand, visited several other places including Kolkata, where he worked in a travel agency, in Dhaka he worked as a hotel chef. While in Delhi, he sold Kundan jewelery and on his return to Mumbai he started teaching martial arts.
When Akshay Kumar made his initial screen debut, his name was Rajeev Hariyam Bhatia Which is his real name In which he played a small role of a karate instructor. Later, inspired by Kumar Gaurav’s character Akshay in a film, he adopted the name Akshay Kumar and changed his name to Akshay Hariom Bhatia. His big break came when he missed a flight for an ad shoot in Bangalore. Then, disillusioned, he took his portfolio to a film studio and was offered the lead role in a film.
After all these struggles, Akshay Kumar is now one of the richest actors of today’s era who owns a luxurious bungalow in Mumbai worth Rs 80 crores. Akshay Kumar’s net worth is now Rs. 2500 crores. He has houses in Goa, Canada and other places