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One of the most talented entertainers of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar turns 55 today. He is the man who made us laugh, cry and even motivated at various points of life. Whether we talk about comedy, action, thriller or biopic, the actor fits in every role. In his long career in Bollywood, he has done around 145 movies. So, it's very difficult to select the top 10 movies of Akshay Kumar.
But after some research, we made this list. Check it out below.
Top 10 Movies of Akshay Kumar
1. Hera Pheri
Hera Pheri is a masterpiece comedy genre movie based on three main characters Raju (Akshay Kumar), Babu Bhaiya (Paresh Rawal) and Shyam (Sunil Shetty). Every character in this movie is a unique sign of comedy and famous till now.
This franchise released two movies with the same characters: Hera Pheri and Phir Hera Pheri. So if you are looking for the best movies of Akshay Kumar, you shouldn't miss both parts of Hera Pheri.
2. Special 26
Special 26 is the best crime thriller movie by Akshay Kumar. The movie was released in 2013 and introduced the most unique concept India had ever seen. The story follows a gang of con men who used to play the role of CBI or income tax officers to rob rich businessmen and politicians.
3. OMG: Oh My God
OMG: Oh My God is a comedy-drama movie that delivers a very powerful message to our society. The story starts when a middle-class man imposes a case on the God of every religion for destroying his shop via earthquake. Apart from Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal is the lead role in the movie.
Welcome is another blockbuster comedy-drama by Akshay Kumar. Besides him, the film features many famous faces such as Paresh Rawal, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Katrina Kaif etc. The story focus on the simple man who falls in love with the sister of the two biggest gangsters in the city.
5. Bhool Bhulaiya
Bhool Bhulaiya is one of the best horror-comedy movies in Bollywood. The story revolves around the mysterious ancestral home that used to call haunted. Soon, a psychiatrist from abroad comes to solve the mystery.
6. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a comedy-drama movie that is focused on spreading awareness to build toilets in homes. The movie shows us a life of a newly married couple who are facing toilet issues in their village.
A woman threatens to leave her husband unless he builds a toilet in their home. To win her love & respect, he fights against the backward society.
7. Pad Man
Pad Man is another awareness oriented movie portrayed by Akshay Kumar. The movie focuses on the problems faced by women during periods. It's a biography of a man who builds a sanitary pad machine to provide pads to women from rural India.
Baby is one of the best crime thriller movies of Akshay’s career. The film is based on a team of Indian intelligence that strives to detect and eliminate terrorists. Akshay Kumar portrayed the lead role of officer Ajay in the movie.
Airlift is a real story of Kuwait-based Malayali Businessmen Mathunny Mathews who saved around 170,000 Indians from Kuwait during the 1990 Invasion. But the creators of the Airlift changed his name to Ranjit Katiyal.
Kesari is another biography played by Akshay. It's a story of Havildar Ishar Singh who leads only 21 Sikhs to fight against 10,000 Pushtun invaders. The director of the movie presented this concept in a very wonderful way. It is one of the most patriotic films by Akshay Kumar.