Akshay Kumar, better known as the Khiladi of Bollywood, has spent many glorious decades in the film industry, and naturally, he’s had the opportunity to romance many beautiful women on screen. Although he earned himself quite the reputation for being a flirtatious heartbreaker in his younger days, he’s a whole new man now.

Akshay Kumar may have had a lot of affairs with leading Bollywood ladies in the past, but once he met Twinkle Khanna, the love of his life, there was no looking back. And today, we know him as one of the most faithful, loving and caring husbands and fathers Bollywood has ever seen…and we couldn’t be prouder.

Here’s a look at some of the times when Akshay Kumar totally made our hearts melt:

1. He has restored our faith in love at first sight!
 

1. He has restored our faith in love at first sight!

Have you heard the story about how he met his wife? Akshay Kumar admits that he developed an instant crush on Twinkle Khanna, the very first time they met during a shoot for Filmfare magazine, in Mumbai. He says, “I met Twinkle for the first time during a photo session with Jayesh Seth for Filmfare. I still have that photograph. Thank you, Filmfare!”

2. He’s happy to stay home and play babysitter
 

2. He’s happy to stay home and play babysitter

Proud wife Twinkle Khanna recently tweeted about the time when Akshay was happy to stay home, babysitting the kids while she was away for a shoot. When was the last time you heard of such an understanding, supportive and loving husband…especially among celebs.

3. Family is what makes everything special for him.
 

3. Family is what makes everything special for him.

For Akshay, receiving a National Award was a true honour, but receiving it in front of his proud wife and son Aarav was what really made it special. Akshay said in an interview, “To finally take my last few steps towards the President of India to receive my National Award felt almost unreal. I’ve never felt so light and so humbled at the same time. No matter how hard the journey may have been, to stand here now, in front of my family, is the cherry on this almighty cake we call life.”

4. He absolutely adores his wife
 

4. He absolutely adores his wife

Akshay is definitely one of the most loyal husbands in B-Town. Just the way he looks at his wife makes us go week in the knees. The actor recently wrote some beautiful lines for his wife Twinkle Khanna and posted it with a picture. It read, ''If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you won't give up. If you give up, you are not worth her.” Truer words have never been spoken!

5. His idea of Valentine’s Day will make every daughter feel special!

On Valentine’s Day, Akshay tweeted a video of his lil’ girl boxing. It was his way of telling all the girls out there to be strong and not let anyone hurt them. This tweet really struck a chord with us and we bet you feel the same!

6. He prefers a family getaway over lavish birthday parties
 

6. He prefers a family getaway over lavish birthday parties

Akshay Kumar tweeted a photo of his family where all four of them were holding each other’s hands and taking a stroll during their family vacation in the Maldives to celebrate his birthday. The tweet read, “Soaking in all the goodness of the Sun & the sea, one last stroll before we bid goodbye. Maldives you will be missed!” Cleary the actor was more than happy to ditch the typical lavish parties and celebrate with the fam!

7. He adores his lil girl!

Of all the gazillion roles Akshay Kumar has played over the years, do you know which one’s his favourite? It’s the role of the proud dad of his little daughter Nitara. On her birthday, Akshay very publicly showered his lil’ girl with so much love by posting an adorable video. In his video, he made the cutest request to his baby girl…and it’s totally melted our hearts!

8. We even love the way he vents!
 

8. We even love the way he vents!

Every marriage has its challenges, and Akshay Kumar finally shared some of his. He said, ''It drives me nuts how her tongue is so sharp. I can shave with it instead of a razor! It's not easy being married to an interior designer. After 11 years, I'm still looking to discover an object I've suggested for our home!'' We love the fact that he manages to hold on to his sense of humour even when he’s venting out.

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