Akshay Kumar is the king of merging comedy and action perfectly. From his first film Saugandh (1992) to his upcoming release Bachchan Pandey, the actor has managed to make a mark in every genre.
However, it was Khiladi that made him the shining star he is today.
The action thriller film was Akshay Kumar’s breakthrough role and was directed by Abbas Mustan. The film was such a success that it became the first installment of many.
With the actor celebrating 30 years in the industry, here are 3 reasons why we absolutely adore the film that put him on the map- Khiladi!
Its everything we crave for in a Bollywood film
The film may not be as polished as the ones we watch today but it had all the flavor. The humor was crude, the romance a cliché and it had all the action punch one needs in life.
Akshay Kumar and Deepak Tijori
The dynamic duo are such genre-bending entertainers, from humor, emotions to action-packed sequences. They did it all.
The soundtrack for the film was not only composed by Jatin-Lalit but it was also featured in the top 5 bestselling albums of 1992.