Akhil Kapur is an Indian film actor and nephew of actor Vinod Khanna, and cousin of actors Rahul Khanna and Akshaye Khanna. He trained in acting and film making at the New York Film Academy and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He will make his debut in Anand Kumar's upcoming movie Desi Kattey.He started his career as an assistant director on films such as Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love (2007) and Race (2008) and also assisted director Reema Kagti and producer Zoya Akhtar on Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd (2007)Akhil is a mixed martial arts specialist and has trained under various fighting forms including Karate, Kung Fu, Brazilian Jujitsu, Krav Maga, and Muay Thai. He is the co-founder of India Fight Factory, a martial arts and security services company.