Twinkle Khanna Biography, Facts & Life Story

Twinkle Khanna Indian Actress, Model

Quick Facts

Nickname:Twinkle

Full Name:Twinkle Khanna

Profession:Actress, Model

Nationality:Indian

Age (as of 2019):44 years old

Date of Birth:December 29, 1974

Birthplace:Munbai, Maharastara

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)

Weight:57 kg (126 lbs)

Body Measurements:34-26-35 inches

Bra Size/Breast:34B

Waist:26 inches

Hips:35 inches

Bodytype:Hourglass

Dress Size:4 (US)

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Brown

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Hobbies:Interior Designing, Writing

Favorite Food:Spicy Khichadi cooked by her Naani


Twinkle Khanna is a former Indian film actress, a superior Interior designer, an eminent film producer, a columnist, a prolific writer and author. She was born in Pune, India on December 29, 1973 with the name of Tina Jatin Khanna. She is the daughter of legendary actress Dimple Kapadia and actor Rajesh Khanna. Twinkle Khanna is married to famous actor Akshay Kumar since 2001 and the couple was blessed with a cute son named Aarav and daughter named Nitara.

In 1995, Twinkle Khanna initiated her career in acting with the movie Barsaat. She was cast alongside another debutant Bobby Deol in this movie. The movie was a megahit and propelled her to the limelight. Though, it took her more than 3 years to deliver a next super hit after her movie Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai was released. Twinkle Khanna was cast alongside Salman Khan in this movie and was a big hit at Indian box-office.

From 1998-2001, she worked in a couple of movies and all of them failed to make an impression at Indian box-office. In the meantime, she fell in love with her co-actor in numerous films Akshay Kumar and they got married. Twinkle Khanna never returned to the big screen after her marriage. Though, she served as the co-producer of the movie Tees Maar Khan in the year 2010.

She has turned into a writer after her marriage and has received immense gratitude and praise for her books Mrs. Funnybones. Her columns and books have been very well admired and recognized by industry. Heading from a Filmy background to a writing business, this confident lady has become one of the top female writers across India.

Being awarded as the most ambitious women of 2016, Twinkle Khanna’s followers have crossed a million. She writes columns for Times of India and DNA, for which, she is massively admired and has gained immense popularity amongst the readers.

Facts You Never Knew About Twinkle Khanna!

    • Twinkle Khanna was casted by Dharmendra for her debut movie Barsaat.
    • She was bestowed with Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut for her stunning performance in the movie Barsaat.
    • New Straits Times wrote that Twinkle Khanna doesn’t bear a resemblance to a distinctive Bollywood Actress.
    • She appeared alongside Akshay Kumar in two action movies i.e. Julmi and International Khiladi.
    • In the year 1999, Twinkle Khanna starred in a Telugu movie titled Seenu.
    • She was a member of Judges Panel in Femina Miss India contest 2000.
    • Twinkle Khanna rejected the role of Tina in the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai offered to him by Karan Johar, and that role was ultimately landed to famous actress Rani Mukherjee.
    • While met Akshay Kumar for the very first time, she was busy in a photo-shoot for Filmfare magazine.
    • In 2001, she made her theatrical debut with Feroz Khan’s All the Best.
    • After her marriage in 2001, she left her profession by saying that she was not adoring the acting anymore.
    • Twinkle Khanna campaigned for her father’s election when Rajesh Khanna took part in the election from New Delhi.

Twinkle Khanna Education

Qualification: Not Known

School: New Era High school, Panchagani, maharastra

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Twinkle Khanna Career

Profession: Actress, Model

Debut TV Series/Movie:

  • Barsaat (1995)

Net Worth: $30 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Rajesh Khanna

Mother: Dimple Kapadia

Brother(s): Rinke Khanna

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Husband/Boyfriend: Akshay Kumar

Children: 2

Son(s): Aarav Kumar

Daughter(s): Nitara Kumar


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