Akshaye Khanna (born 28 March 1975) is an Indian film actor who works in Hindi cinema. He made his acting debut in the year 1997 with Himalay Putra and since then has been featured in several critical and commercial acclaimed films. Khanna has been a recipient of Filmfare Awards twice. His most popular films include Border (1997), Taal (1999), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Hulchul (2004), Race (2008) among others. He was critically acclaimed for his performance in Gandhi, My Father (2007).