In 2011 he starred in Patiala House and Thank You. His last film of 2011 was Rohit Dhawan-directed Desi Boyz (2011), which co-starred John Abraham, Chitrangada Singh and Deepika Padukone. He also co-produced a film with Russell Peters titled Breakaway (dubbed into Hindi as Speedy Singhs) which is reminiscent of his own Patiala House. Breakaway became the highest-grossing cross-cultural movie of 2011 in Canada. Kumar dubbed for the role of Optimus Prime in the Hindi version of Hollywood, action blockbuster, Transformers: Dark of the Moon. He took the dubbing role for his son, Aarav, and did so for free.
His second film release in 2017 was Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. This film depicted the serious social issue of toilets in certain regions of the country. Akshay's performance was praised. Akshay Kumar dug a toilet in Madhya Pradesh to promote the film. The movie trailer was released on 11 June 2017. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called it a good effort to further the message of cleanliness, as per Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
His another movie Rakshabandhan which was released on the extended weekend of 5 days on 11 August received mixed reviews. The Hindu wrote ''The film's engaging powerful anti-dowry sentiments, along with Akshay's brilliant comic timing, ensures that there is enough to keep the audience tied for two hours''. The Indian Express rated the film 1.5 out of 5 stars and wrote \"Do the filmmakers truly believe that such low-rent family dramas, with their uneasy mix of humour and crassness\". The film couldn't manage to impress the audience and scored poorly at the Indian ticket windows. The film managed to earn mere $4.2 million over the extended weekend.
In 2004, Kumar presented seven-part miniseries Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar for free, played master and learner as he introduces viewers to each of the seven part of martial arts-kalaripayattu, Shaolin Kung Fu, karate, taekwondo, aikido, Muay Thai, capoeira, the show aired on every following Sunday. The following year Kumar was awarded the highest Japanese honour of \"Katana\" and a sixth degree black belt in Kuyukai Gōjū-ryū karate.
Bollywood actors always have a special impact on their audiences. One such actor who has a great impact on his audience because of his versatile skills is Akshay Kumar. Whenever his movie releases, people do not leave a chance to watch it on its first day first show. People also love listening to those movie songs since Akshay Kumar is a part of them. Akshay Kumar, also known as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, was born on 9th September 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. His father, Hari Om Bhatia, was an army officer, and his mother, Aruna Bhatia, was a home-maker. From a young age, Akshay had a keen interest in sports. He lived and grew up in Chandni Chowk, Delhi and later shifted to Mumbai. He had done his schooling from Don Bosco High School, Matunga while also learning karate. Later, he enrolled in Guru Nanak Khalsa College to pursue his higher studies. He dropped out because he didn’t have much interest in studies, rather, he was interested in making a career out of sports. He put forward his request of learning martial arts to his father, and seeing the passion in his eyes, his father agreed and started saving money to send him to Thailand. After sufficient funds, Kumar went to Bangkok for five years and learned Thai Boxing and martial arts. Along with his learnings, he worked as a waiter and chef in Thailand. Upon completing his learnings and obtaining a black belt in Taekwondo, Kumar returned to India, lived in different cities and worked very hard to earn money and make a career. With his return to Bombay, he started teaching martial arts. One of his students’ father recommended that he should go for modelling, and hence, he decided to pursue that. With immense hard work and determination, he has now become one of the top actors in the Bollywood industry. Akshay made his first appearance in 1991 alongside Raakhee in the movie Sugandh. Since then, he has taken up many roles and worked in many movies. He has had his shares of ups and downs in the industry, yet, he didn’t lose hope and didn’t give up. With time, he became what he had aspired to become - a successful actor. With a huge fan following across the world, many people cannot stop themselves from listening to top Akshay Kumar songs just because he is a part of them. Some of the most popular songs of Akshay Kumar are Filhaal 2 Mohabbat, Filhall, Dil Na Diya (Remix), Rowdy Mix, Sajde, and the list goes on. Download and listen to all-time hit Akshay Kumar Mp3 songs in high-quality on Gaana.com. 1e1e36bf2d