New Delhi| Jagran Entertainment Desk: Akshaye Khanna son of veteran actor Vinod Khanna, is one of the underrated stars in Bollywood. The actor, who carved his niche on his own, gave the entertainment industry some memorable characters that will always be close to his fans' heart. However, not many know that the actor had to taste the major setback in his film career. Yes, you read that right, but he used the opportunity to horn his skills and made a dhamakedar comeback in the industry. During a conversation with Simy Grewal, the actor revealed the reason behind his prolific acting and said that he tries to make a shot look as natural as possible.

As Akshaye Khanna is celebrating his 46th birthday, let's go down the memory lane  and have a look at Humraaz actor's journey in Bollywood and how his parents reacted when he first broke the news of becoming an actor:

Akshaye Khanna in an interview with Simi Grewal said he always knew that he wanted to become an actor. The actor was 19 years old when he broke the news to his parents Vinod Khanna and Geetanjali Taleyar Khanna.

In the interview, he revealed that his mother was shocked to know about it, on the other hand, his father was not surprised. Well. Simy Grewal also revealed that Akshaye Khanna's mother was very agitated when she got to know that her son wanted to become an actor.

Simy said, "Geetanjali was agitated and was also worried that he would start the cycle all over again." Adding further to it, she said, Akshaye's mother told her that a voice inside her said, "let him go, and today she has no regret and she is very proud of his son," Simy said in the interview.

Talking about Akshaye's career in films, he made his debut in Bollywood in 1997 with the film Himalay Putra. After that, he did back to back hit films like Aa Ab Laut Chalein, Taal, Border, Humraaz, among others.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Akshaye was last seen in the film, The Accidental Prime Minister and Section 375. He was well acclaimed for his powerful roles in the film.

Posted By: Deeksha Sharma