Revisiting the 'Khiladi' series: Is Akshay Kumar getting better?

Movies | | December 3, 2012, 5:07 pm
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From 'Khiladi' to 'Khiladi 786', the series has made Akshay Kumar a known name in Bollywood.

From 'Khiladi' to 'Khiladi 786', the series has made Akshay Kumar a known name in Bollywood.

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'Main Khiladi Tu Anari' was released in 1994. This action comedy had Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Raageshwari in lead roles. The movie did well at the box office.

'Main Khiladi Tu Anari' was released in 1994. This action comedy had Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Raageshwari in lead roles. The movie did well at the box office.

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Akshay Kumar was seen locking lips with Mamta Kulkarni in 'Sabse Bada Khiladi' (1995), third film in the series.

Akshay Kumar was seen locking lips with Mamta Kulkarni in 'Sabse Bada Khiladi' (1995), third film in the series.

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Akshay Kumar and Asin starrer 'Khiladi 786' will hit the screens on December 7, 2012.

Akshay Kumar and Asin starrer 'Khiladi 786' will hit the screens on December 7, 2012.

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Directed by Abbas Mustan, 'Khiladi' released in 1992 was the first film in the series. It was a suspense thriller. Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori and Prem Chopra were also a part of the film.

Directed by Abbas Mustan, 'Khiladi' released in 1992 was the first film in the series. It was a suspense thriller. Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori and Prem Chopra were also a part of the film.

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Akshay Kumar, Rekha and Raveena Tandon starrer 'Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi' was released in 1996. The 'In The Night No Control' song which features Akshay and Rekha became really popular.

Akshay Kumar, Rekha and Raveena Tandon starrer 'Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi' was released in 1996. The 'In The Night No Control' song which features Akshay and Rekha became really popular.

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Akshay Kumar and Juhi Chawla's 'Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi' was a comedy film. It was released in 1997.

Akshay Kumar and Juhi Chawla's 'Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi' was a comedy film. It was released in 1997.

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Though 'International Khiladi' (1999) didn't get huge success at the box office, but Akshay Kumar met his lady love Twinkle during the film. They got married in 2001.

Though 'International Khiladi' (1999) didn't get huge success at the box office, but Akshay Kumar met his lady love Twinkle during the film. They got married in 2001.

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Akshay Kumar and Mahima Chaudhry starrer 'Khiladi 420' went almost unnoticed at the box office. Akshay Kumar did many amazing stunts in the film.

Akshay Kumar and Mahima Chaudhry starrer 'Khiladi 420' went almost unnoticed at the box office. Akshay Kumar did many amazing stunts in the film.

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Now, Akshay Kumar returns to the series after 12 years with 'Khiladi 786'.

Now, Akshay Kumar returns to the series after 12 years with 'Khiladi 786'.