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Twinkle Khanna Birthday: “We may have potholed roads but at least we have many people willing to travel with us on them.”

Today Birthday: Know some intersting facts about Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna is the elder daughter of Dimple Kapadia and Rajesh Khanna, born on 29 December 1974. Her sister Rinke Khanna is also an actress. Her aunt was Simple Kapadia. She met Akshay Kumar for the first time during a photo session for Filmfare magazine. They got married on 17 January 2001. Together they have a son, Aarav and a daughter, Nitara. Kumar often credits Khanna for his success.

Her first book Mrs. Funnybones sold over one hundred thousand copies, making her India’s highest-selling female writer of 2015. She repeated the success with her second book, The Legend of Laxmi Prasad, which also went on to sell over 100,000 copies by August 2017. She won the Crossword Book Award 2016 for Mrs Funnybones. Salaam Noni Appa, a story from the anthology has been adapted into a play directed by Lillette Dubey.

Her most recent book and first novel, Pyjamas are Forgiving (Juggernaut Books, 2018) was released in September 2018 and debuted at number 1 on the Nielsen Bookscan All-India Bestseller List

Khanna made her screen debut opposite Bobby Deol in Rajkumar Santoshi’s romance Barsaat(1995). She was cast by nd before the film’s release Khanna signed for two more projects. It performed well at the box office and became the sixth-highest-grossing film of the year, and she received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance. The following year she played lead roles in Raj Kanwar’s action film Jaan and Lawrence D’Souza’s romance Dil Tera Diwana opposite Ajay Devgan and Saif Ali Khan respectively. Jaan was a box office hit and Dil Tera Deewana failed to do well.

Twinkle Khanna had been cast in so many bollywood for ex. Uff! Yeh Mohabbat, Jab Pyar Kisi se Hota Hai, International Khiladi, Zulmi, Baadshah, Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan & Mela.

After leaving the acting profession in the same year, she ventured into interior designing and is the co-owner of The White Window, a chain of interior designing stores which operates in Mumbai. She does not have a professional degree and learned the skills by working with an architect for two years. She is the co-founder of the production company Grazing Goat Pictures, and has co-produced six features including the Marathi language drama 72 Miles . She also produced, Pad Man, a critically acclaimed film based on the life of Muruganatham Arunachalam, this time with a strong focus on dispelling taboos around menstruation, a topic that has never been explored in cinema before. Khanna is the Indian brand ambassador for L’Oreal.

We from the team of NLC Media wish Mrs. Funnybones a very Happy & Happening Birthday.

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