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Akki's birthday to be a family affair

It will be family time for Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar as he celebrates his birthday today. "I'll be celebrating my birthday with my family. We'll be going out to a nice place to eat," he said.

entertainment Updated: Sep 09, 2010 13:33 IST

It will be family time for Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar as he celebrates his birthday today.



The actor, who turns 43 on Thursday is planning to spend time with his family on his birthday.



"I'll be celebrating my birthday with my family. We'll be going out to a nice place to eat. I work to live life to the fullest. So hoping to spend some nice time with my family," Akshay told reporters here.



Akshay, who is married to Twinkle Khanna, has a seven-year-old son. He has appeared in over 90 Bollywood fims. He made his acting debut with the 1991 film

Saugandh.



Akshay Kumar

During the 1990s, Akshay acted mostly in action films like

Khiladi

(1992),

Mohra

(1994) and

Sabse Bada Khiladi

(1995), and was particularly known for his appearances in feature films commonly called the

Khiladi Series.

He also did romantic films like Yeh Dillagi (1994) and Dhadkan (2000), but his comic performances in films such as Hera Pheri (2000), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Garam Masala (2005) and Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) met with acclaim.

In 2008, the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Law on Akshay in recognition of his contribution to Indian cinema. In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Indian government.