Twinkle Khanna is an Indian author, columnist, interior designer, film producer and a former film actress.
33 Facts About Twinkle Khanna
In 2019, Twinkle Khanna launched Tweak India, a bilingual digital media platform for women.
Twinkle Khanna's maternal grandfather, Chunnibhai Kapadia was a Gujarati businessman and her father Rajesh Khanna, born in Punjabi Khatri Hindu family in Amritsar, Punjab, was from a family of railway contractors.
Twinkle Khanna attended the New Era High School, Panchgani and the Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics.
Twinkle Khanna is currently pursuing Master of Arts from Goldsmiths at University of London.
Twinkle Khanna was cast by Dharmendra and before the film's release Khanna signed for two more projects.
Twinkle Khanna's only release in 1998 was Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai, which featured her as Salman Khan's love interest and was a box office success.
Twinkle Khanna was paired with Daggubati Venkatesh in the Telugu film Seenu.
Twinkle Khanna played the lead role in Baadshah, featuring Shah Rukh Khan as a detective.
Twinkle Khanna was paired opposite Aamir Khan in Dharmesh Darshan's Mela.
Twinkle Khanna acted in the David Dhawan-directed comedy Jodi No 1.
Twinkle Khanna's acting in the film met with poor reviews.
Twinkle Khanna left the industry after her marriage to Akshay Kumar in 2001, citing that she did not enjoy the acting profession any more.
Twinkle Khanna made her theatre debut as the female lead in Feroz Khan's All The Best in February 2001.
In 2002, Twinkle Khanna opened her own interior design store in Crawford Market, Mumbai, called The White Window, in partnership with her longtime friend Gurlein Manchanda.
Twinkle Khanna has opened up another branch of the store elsewhere in Mumbai.
Twinkle Khanna did the interiors for Rani Mukerji's, Reemma Sen's and Tabu's houses, Kareena Kapoor's Bandra flat in 2008 and Poonam Bajaj's design studio.
Twinkle Khanna has endorsed for and designed Supertech's ORB project in Noida and another residential project in Pune.
However, Twinkle Khanna filed a case against Supertech for failing to pay 10.4 million as endorsement fees.
Twinkle Khanna is the co-founder of Grazing Goat Pictures and has co-produced the films Tees Maar Khan and Patiala House.
Twinkle Khanna did a cameo appearance in the former film.
Twinkle Khanna has co-produced Thank You, Khiladi 786,72 Miles.
Twinkle Khanna has been the brand ambassador for the watch brand Movado and endorsed Coca-Cola and Micromax Mobile.
In December 2016, Twinkle Khanna launched her production house Mrs Funnybones Movies which eventually co-produced Pad Man.
Twinkle Khanna is a columnist at Daily News and Analysis after hours and The Times of India.
Twinkle Khanna has been actively advocating the cause of menstrual hygiene.
Twinkle Khanna joined hands with Save the Children to promote the right to menstrual hygiene among children and slum communities.
Twinkle Khanna was invited to speak at the University of Oxford in 2018.
Twinkle Khanna was invited to be a part of an eminent panel at the United Nations, New York and appeared on BBC world Impact show to talk about menstrual hygiene and sanitation globally.
In 2019, Twinkle Khanna launched Tweak, a bilingual digital media platform for women.
Twinkle Khanna met Akshay Kumar, for the first time during a photo session for Filmfare magazine.
Twinkle Khanna surrendered at the Vakola police station and was released on bail.
Twinkle Khanna has maintained a Twitter account since November 2014.