Akshaye Khanna (born 28 March 1975) is an Indian film actor. He made his acting debut in the year 1997 with Himalay Putra which was produced by his father Vinod Khanna . Since then he has been featured in several critical and commercial acclaimed films. Akshaye 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 Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Humraaz (2002) and Gandhi, My Father (2007). Akshaye Khanna had a five year long gap from his acting career. He is returning in 2016 as an antagonistic character in the film Dishoom .