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6 Akshay Kumar films to watch while you wait for Bell Bottom to release

Shilpa S

Shilpa S
Jul 19, 2021

2021 promises to be a feast for Akshay Kumar’s fans. His film Bell Bottom will release later this month and the actor has a slew of films in production as well. While you irresistibly wait for Bell Bottom to hit theatres, here are a few memorable films of the star to keep you entertained.

1
Khiladi
7.4OTTplay Rating
Regarded as the film that gave Akshay Kumar his major break in Hindi cinema, Khiladi is the story of four college friends, whose prank goes horribly wrong. The group plans to arrange a fake kidnapping of one of them, a minister’s daughter, to extort money out of her rich father. But things go wrong when the cops get involved and the friends’ are in the middle of a murder scene.
2
Rowdy Rathore
6.1OTTplay Rating
Rowdy Rathore is a remake of the Telugu film Vikramarkudu. After falling in love, a small-time thief decides to give up crime for good after going through one last job. But in the midst of it, things are complicated when he finds a little girl who is convinced that he is her father. Her real father, a police officer in critical condition after an accident, resembles the thief to a tee. Need we say more? Akshay Kumar plays a double role in the film.
3
Padman
8.4OTTplay Rating
Inspired by a true story, Padman focuses on the story of a man from a rural village in India whose empathy and tenacity lead to the creation of a machine to supply inexpensive sanitary pads for menstruating women in his village. The lead character is based on Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu.
4
Singh Is Kinng
6.1OTTplay Rating
Singh is Kinng chronicles the journey of Happy Singh, from a clumsy and fun-loving villager to his growth as the Australian underworld baron after accidentally overthrowing a mafia don with his antics. The movie was inspired by the Jackie Chan film Miracles.
5
Ajnabee
6.6OTTplay Rating
An adaptation of the American movie Consenting Adults, Ajnabee tells the story of a couple who move to Switzerland, where subsequently the husband is accused of murdering their neighbours. The film features Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Bipasha Basu and Bobby Deol.
6
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
7.5OTTplay Rating
Taking on the taboo topic of open defecation in India, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha tells the story of how a newly-wed bride’s insistence to not defecate in a field leads to the construction of toilets across the entire village. Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar star as the leads.
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