When Akshay Kumar Addressed Rumours Of Him Being In A Gay Relationship With Saif Ali Khan

Akshay Kumar had appeared on Karan Johar's talk show, 'Koffee with Karan' in 2014 and had talked about the rumours of him being in a gay relationship with Saif Ali Khan. Here's what he had said!


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When Akshay Kumar Addressed Rumours Of Him Being In A Gay Relationship With Saif Ali Khan

Popular Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar was born on September 9, 1967, as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia in Punjab. Despite having no solid connections in the film industry, the actor had managed to break the supremacy of many iconic actors before him and is now one of the biggest actors in Bollywood. Akshay's success story is an inspiration to every single person, who wants to be an actor. The superstar had made his acting debut back in 1987 in Mahesh Bhatt's film, Aag, and the rest is history.

From being titled as the 'Khiladi of Bollywood' to being people's favourite actor, Akshay Kumar is also one of the highest-paid actors in the world. However, over the years, we have witnessed numerous controversies and surprising rumours about him in the media. For instance, back in 2014, when reports were rife in the media that he is gay.

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In 2014, after a lot of wait and continuous efforts by renowned producer-director, Karan Johar, the Khiladi Kumar of the Indian film industry, Akshay Kumar had appeared on the celebrity talk show, Koffee With Karan. During the rapid-fire round, when Akshay Kumar was asked to reveal the 'stupidest rumour' he had heard about himself in the media. Answering this, the actor had shared that once there were reports in the media suggesting that he was gay and in a relationship with his Main Khiladi Tu Anari co-star, Saif Ali Khan. However, Akshay had also added that he was even linked to Tusshar Kapoor. The revelation had left Karan Johar surprised, and when he had asked him, "What were you doing with them?" Akshay had told him to look at his face and past, hinting towards the affairs he had in the past with some of the leading actresses. He had said:

"I don't know, that was the rumour, darling. Look at my face, do you think? Look at my past, do you think?"

There's no denying the fact that it was indeed a stupid rumour about the actor, who had always remained in the headlines because of his relationships and affairs. If we talk about some of the biggest actresses that Akshay had reportedly dated then, the list features the likes of Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty, Pooja Batra, Ayesha Jhulka, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif and Rekha. However, out of all these actresses, it was Twinkle Khanna whom Akshay had loved with all his heart and soul. After dating each other for some time, the couple's marriage date was fixed for January 17, 2001, and on this day, Akshay and Twinkle had become each other's forever in an intimate low-key wedding.

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For the unversed, Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna had got married at their close friend and designer duo, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's residence. It was an extremely intimate wedding, and only a total of 50 people were in attendance for Akshay and Twinkle's wedding ceremonies that too were completed only in just two hours. The couple had completed 21 years of their happy married life in 2022. However, it was in 2002, when Akshay and Twinkle had embraced parenthood for the first time and welcomed a baby boy, Aarav. After which, the couple had welcomed their second baby in 2012, and this time, Akshay and Twinkle were blessed with a baby girl.

Akshay Kumar And Twinkle Khanna Family

Even after so many years of their happy married life, Akshay Kumar still manages to stun everyone with the way he pampers, and showers love on his wife, Twinkle Khanna. Undoubtedly, they are meant to be together!

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