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Happy Birthday Akshay Kumar: From Hera Pheri to Padman, watch the actor’s best films on OTT

The 55-year-old actor has had a lengthy acting career and has been in several fantastic movies.

Happy Birthday Akshay Kumar: From Hera Pheri to Padman, watch the actor’s best films on OTT
Akshay Kumar
  • Kanishka Dogra

Last Updated: 06.29 AM, Sep 09, 2022


Akshay has worked in almost every genre during the course of his 30-year career. The actor, whose career began in 1991, has advanced greatly thanks to excellent movies like Namastey London, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Special 26, Pad Man, and many more. Despite not having a fantastic year right now, the actor has a slew of new movies coming out, including Ram Setu. On the actor Akshay Kumar's 55th birthday, here are some of his incredible movies.

Hera Pheri
Hera Pheri is directed by Priyadarshan and is one of the best comedy films in Bollywood. The lead part of the Hera Pheri trilogy stars Paresh Rawal, Akshay, and Suniel Shetty, and the film will truly have you grinning from ear to ear from beginning to finish. The plot of the movie revolves around two renters and a landlord who, in search of money, make contact with a ransom call via ross connection . They come up with a strategy to acquire the ransom for themselves, which is how they end up in difficulty and what happens next.
A 2018 true film titled PadMan was written and directed by R. Balki. Radhika Apte and Sonam K. Ahuja are also featured in the movie. The movie centres on the life of an Indian villager whose sympathy and drive inspired him to construct a machine that would provide his community's menstruating ladies with affordable sanitary pads. It is based on Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu. It was named the Best Film on Other Social Issues and won the National Film Award.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa
The 2007 psychological comedy film Bhool Bhulaiyaa, which was remade from the 1993 Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu, was directed by Priyadarshan. The story revolves around an NRI who, despite his family's warning him about the spirits, chooses to remain in his old house with his wife. He subsequently consults a psychiatrist to assist in unravelling the riddle after a series of strange events that disturb and scare his family. Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja, Ameesha Patel, and Paresh Rawal also appear in the movie.
Namastey London
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The romantic film Namastey London was directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah in 2007. The film centres on an Indian family living in England who want their daughter to wed an Indian. Her father makes the decision to take her to India and arrange for her to get hitched, and she does, but when she gets back to London, she refuses to acknowledge the union. Rishi Kapoor and Katrina Kaif are also featured in the movie.
Singh Is Kinng
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Anees Bazmee directed the 2008 film Singh Is Kinng. The storyline of Singh is Kinng centres on Happy Singh's transformation from a naive and lovable village boy to an Australian mafia tycoon following his unintentionally defeating another mafia leader through his pranks. Katrina Kaif, Om Puri, Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia, Javed Jaffrey, Sonu Sood, and Sudhanshu Pandey are also featured in the movie.
Special 26
Special 26 is a criminal drama that Neeraj Pandey wrote and directed. The narrative involves a crew pretending to be CBI investigators as they carry out an income tax operation in Mumbai. The premise is based on the 1987 Opera House theft. In addition to Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill, Anupam Kher, and Kajal Aggarwal feature in the film. The film was a financial success.
Akshay Kumar's breakout performance came in the first part of the 1992 film Khiladi. The narrative of Khiladi centres on four college pals whose practical joke went disastrously wrong. To get income from her wealthy father, the gang intends to stage the abduction of one of the minister's daughters. Unfortunately, when the police get informed that the friends are near a crime scene, things begin to go sideways.