Akhil is an Indian film actor who has appeared in Tamil language films. He made his debut in the 2007 film, Kalloori, directed by Balaji Sakthivel.
The actor made his debut in Balaji Sakthivel's critically acclaimed film Kalloori alongside Tamannaah Bhatia. The film opened to positive reviews and Akhil subsequently won a nomination for the Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor category. He was next seen in Vaalmiki alongside Meera Nandan but the film opened to negative reviews, while Nandhi (2011) alongside Sanusha also released with little publicity.
During the period, he was also seen in the music video of A. R. Rahman's Semmozhiyaana Thamizh Mozhiyaam directed by Gautham Menon, featuring with Samantha as a newly married couple.He began starring in Nagarpuram in 2010 and the film, which features him in his first action role, is set for release in 2013. Karuvachi featuring Poorna and the horror film Maasani alongside Iniya are also in production.