If there is one actor in Bollywood who has managed to diversify his acting skills then it is definitely going to be the superstar Akshay Kumar aka Khiladi Kumar of Bollywood. From an action hero to a comic actor, Akshay has managed to experiment with different roles and emerged as a winner at the Box office. People absolutely love him and fans go crazy when any of his movies get released. Keeping in mind the recent Akshay Kumar movies, we can easily say that Kumar is one of the finest actors in the Indian film industry now.
Unlike other Bollywood superstars, Akshay Kumar has no filmy connection and he has struggled a lot to reach where he is now. From a waiter to a superstar, isn’t it a dream for everyone? If you have seen all Akshay Kumar movies, then you must know why we are praising him and if you haven’t seen his best movies, then we have something for you. We have compiled a list of 10 of the best Akshay Kumar movies that you must watch at least once.
1. Hera Pheri (2000)
Hera Pheri is such a great comedy movie that it was voted as the best Bollywood comedy film in an online poll conducted by The Indian Express. It was all because of the comic timing of the trio – Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty. With this movie, Kumar established himself as one of the best leading comic actors in the Bollywood. It’s a must-watch for all the comedy movie fans.
2. Airlift (2016)
Airlift is the latest blockbuster given by the Akshay Kumar and the movie is based on some real life incidents. The movie garnered huge praise from the audience as well as movie critics. It also became one of the Akshay Kumar’s highest grossing movies of all time. The movie collected more than Rs 200 Cr at the box-office.
3. Baby (2015)
Baby is one of the best action spy thrillers of Indian cinema. Akshay played the lead role in the movie and gave an absolutely stunning performance. An Indian spy that can do everything for his country; no matter what comes in his way. Akshay Kumar played the role with sincerity and gave a power-packed performance. If you love thriller movies, then watching this movie should be a top priority for you.
4. Namastey London (2007)
Namaste London is one of the few romantic movies that you simply can’t dare to miss. Not just because it stars Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif but it’s the strong storyline and acting of the stars in the movie that will make you love this movie. Akshay Kumar as a romantic Punjabi Putar did full justice to his role and gave us some memorable moments in the movie.
5. Special 26 (2013)
Special 26 is a movie that is inspired by the true events and we guess no one other than Akshay Kumar can do justice with roles based on real life incidents. This crime thriller is one of the best Akshay Kumar movies and it will keep you on the edge of your seat right up to the end. The climax of the movie is one of the best-written scenes in the history of Bollywood.
6. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Bhool Bhulaiyaa is an official remake of the 1993 Malayalam movie and stars Akshay Kumar in one of the leading roles in the movie. The movie was both a critical and commercial success. It’s a comedy horror movie and will give you the dose of laughter and chills side-by-side. If you are done with the regular films, then you must watch this movie because its genre is different from other Akshay Kumar movies.
7. Rowdy Rathore (2012)
Another remake of a South Indian movie but this time it’s a full action packed drama film. If you want to see some action packed Akshay Kumar movies, then we recommend you to start with this movie. Rowdy Rathore had emerged as one of the highest-grossing films of all time in Bollywood. You will come to know that why Akshay is called as the Khiladi of Bollywood after watching this movie.
8. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)
If you want to go on a laughter ride, then you must watch this romantic comedy movie, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi. Kumar gave such a beautiful performance that his character in the movie became one of the wittiest characters of all time. Everything related to the movie; performance, the music, the art direction was praised but let us tell you these were no close to Kumar’s performance.
9. Ajnabee (2001)
Ajnabee is not one of the typical Akshay Kumar movies and that’s why you will love watching this suspense thriller. Akshay played the role of villain and was awarded the Filmfare award of the Best Villain in the same year. The movie is an adaptation of the 1992 American thriller Consenting Adults.
10. Welcome (2007)
The last one on this list of best Akshay Kumar movies is Welcome. The most astonishing fact is that the three best Akshay Kumar movies on this list were released in the year 2007. It is a typical Hindi masala movie and will not disappoint you if you are looking for some entertainment.
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