Alka Bhatia is Akshay Kumar’s younger sister and a very successful Hindi film producer. She has produced several superhit movies, including Akshay Kumar’s blockbusters like ‘Holiday’, ‘Rustom’, ‘Airlift’, ‘Kesari’ etc. Know more aspects of Alka Bhatia’s life, including her journey through her first marriage, her husband, daughter, age, career, and more.
We all recognize the ‘Khiladi’ of Bollywood, the versatile superstar Akshay Kumar, whose talent knows no limits. But in the shadows of his fame shines a lesser-known gem, his sister Alka Bhatia. While Alka may not be a household name and prefers life away from the spotlight, let’s uncover the intriguing reasons that make her a name worth illuminating in the limelight.
Who Is Akshay Kumar’s Sister? Alka Bhatia Age, Parents & Education
Alka Bhatia, Akshay Kumar’s younger sister, was born to their parents Aruna Bhatia and Hari Om Bhatia in Amritsar in 1970 (Age: 53 Years as of 2023). Unfortunately, their mother, Aruna Bhatia, passed away in 2021, while their father, Hari Om Bhatia, who served in the Indian army, eventually worked as an accountant for UNICEF.
Alka completed the first half of her schooling at a local private school in Delhi and her secondary education in Mumbai. She pursued her undergraduate studies at the University of Mumbai.
Alka Bhatia’s Personal Life: Marriage, Divorce, Children
Alka Bhatia’s married life has been full of ups and downs. After being in love with her long-time boyfriend, she married her first husband in 1997. Unfortunately, the personal differences started cropping in which became the reason for their divorce.
Alka Bhatia’s married life has seen its share of ups and downs. After a long-time relationship, she tied the knot with her first husband in 1997. Unfortunately, personal differences arose, leading to their divorce.
Alka Bhatia’s Daughter: Simar Bhatia
Alka Bhatia is the proud mother of a beautiful daughter, Simar Bhatia, from her first marriage. Although there isn’t much information available about Simar Bhatia, according to sources, she has relocated to the United States to pursue higher education.
Who is the husband of Alka Bhatia?
Alka Bhatia’s second marriage became a popular affair as she married an Indian real-estate tycoon Surendra Hiranandani in 2012. What sparked controversy was the 15-year age gap between the two, Surendra Hiranandani being the older one.
It was on the grapevine that Akshay Kumar disapproved of the marriage initially. Surendar Hirandani was also a divorcee when he married Alka Bhatia. He was previously married to Priti Hiranandani with whom he had two daughters and a son.
What does Akshay Kumar’s sister do? Her Successful Career
Alka Bhatia (Akshay Kumar’s sister) is currently a producer of Hindi films. She started in the film industry in 2013 by producing a film called ‘Fugly.’ Although the film crashed at the box office, Alka’s journey as a film producer picked up pace in the later years. She has produced several superhit movies, including Akshay Kumar’s blockbusters like ‘Holiday’, ‘Rustom’, ‘Airlift’, ‘Kesari’ etc.
Usually, the one to avoid the limelight, Alka once made an appearance on the Kapil Sharma Show and was also seen in a Raksha Bandhan video titled ‘Direct Dil Se’ that went viral on the internet.
How many sisters does Akshay Kumar have?
Akshay Kumar has only one sister – Alka Bhatia and how these two siblings navigated the ups and downs of life together is just a testament to their unbreakable bond. During a media interaction, Akshay Kumar shared how much he loves his sister and how she is not at all scared of him.
In his interview, he said, “My bond with my sister has been that of love. My sister is not at all scared of me and she’s a very cool-natured person who does not fight at all. There has never been any quarrel among us, even if my temper rises sometimes, she still remains calm. Since childhood, my parents have taught me that my sister is not just my sister but a Devi (deity). So, for me, she is a Devi.”
Is Akshay Kumar’s Sister – Alka Bhatia – A Billionaire?
As per Forbes, Alka Bhatia’s husband Surendra’s wealth amounted to $1.29 billion in 2018, securing his place among India’s wealthiest individuals. Furthermore, his real estate firm stands as one of the nation’s largest. In a notable development in 2018, the co-founder and managing director of the Hiranandani Group made headlines when he relinquished his Indian citizenship to become a citizen of Cyprus, an island nation situated in the Eastern Mediterranean.
What’s Next For Alka Bhatia?
Actor Akshay Kumar’s new film titled Raksha Bandhan, which marks the debut of his sister Alka as a presenter will be released on 11th August. Directed by Aanand L Rai, Raksha Bandhan will be celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters. Keeping up with the theme of the movie, Akshay Kumar can be seen surrounded by what appears to be his onscreen sisters in the first poster of Raksha Bandhan. At IFORHER, we wish Akshay Kumar & Alka Bhatia the best of luck for their upcoming film.