Why Akshay Kumar is the new King of Bollywood

Why Akshay Kumar is the new King of Bollywood

Sushant Mehta | August 19,2017

Khiladi Kumar has the range and profitability that the Khans have found difficult to match.

With the way he has re-invented himself in the 2010s, Akshay Kumar (48) has become the best bet for ruling the Bollywood box office well into his fifties and sixties.  Akshay is the only superstar who promises both quantity and quality.

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