Martial Arts Known By Akshay Kumar

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By Atharv Sharma
Published Sep 09, 2022

Hindustan Times

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Akshay Kumar is a passionate martial arts enthusiast who has even taken training in a number of different styles

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Here are some of the martial art forms he is trained in

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Kalaripayattu

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The sixth-century art of Kalaripayattu combines kicks, punches, grappling and weapons. It was featured by Akshay Kumar in a documentary he did about lethal martial arts

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Muay Thai

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Long before Akshay Kumar became an actor, he trained in Muay Thai during the time he spent in Bangkok

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Taekwondo

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Akshay Kumar, known as the 'Khiladi' of Bollywood, holds a black belt in taekwondo and had studied the martial art long before entering the Hindi film industry

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Capoiera

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For his film Brothers, Akshay Kumar studied the Brazilian martial style known as Capoiera, which blends elements of fifighting with dance

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