Alka Bhatia is the sister of Akshay Kumar, the Khiladi of the Bollywood industry. Although Akshay has been in the limelight for decades now, her sister often kept herself away from the spotlight. She came to the limelight after she got married to an entrepreneur.
Know some of the lesser-known facts about Alka Bhatia, Akshay Kumar’s sister!
Alka Bhatia was born in the state of Punjab
Her father Hari Om Bhatia and his mother, Aruna Bhatia had two kids, Akshay Kumar and Alka Bhatia. She lost her father 17 years ago and her mother, Aruna lives in London.
Made headlines when got married to 15 years older Surender Hiranandani
Alka Bhatia made headlines when get got married to Surender Hiranandani in 2012. He is a real-estate business tycoon and the co-founder and managing director of Hiranandani Group. Surender is 15 years older than her and that was quite shocking for everyone. He already had three children from his first wife, Priti, and married Alka after one year of his divorce.
Akshay Kumar initially objected to Alka’s decision to marry Surendra
According to some reports Akshay Kumar was not happy with Alka marrying her 15 year older boyfriend Surendra Hiranandani. It was probably because of their huge age gap. Akshay finally gave green signal after family convinced him. The actor participated happily in all the wedding events.
Alka Bhatia husband Surendra Hiranandani is among the richest Indians
According to Forbes, Surendra Hiranandani net worth is $1.29 billion as of 2018. He is managing director and co-founder of Hiranandani Group. He was talk of the town when he gave up his Indian citizenship to become a citizen of Cyprus, an island nation in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Alka had produced a Bollywood movie named Fugly (2014)
Alka is a camera-shy person but she still recorded a video on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan for her brother. The video titled ‘Direct Dil Se’, went viral on the Internet.
Alka praised Akshay’s contribution towards women empowerment and spoke at length about the importance of making women stronger rather than protecting them.
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Below are some pictures of Akshay Kumar’s Gorgeous Sister Alka Bhatia