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Twinkle Khanna Wiki – Biography, Lifestyle, Net Worth, Family, & Favourites


Twinkle Khanna Early life

Twinkle Khanna was born on 29 December 1974 in Mumbai, Maharastra, India. She is the daughter of veteran Hindi film actors Dimple Kapadia and Rajesh Khanna. Her maternal grandfather, Chunnibhai Kapadia was a Gujarati businessman and her father Rajesh Khanna was born in Amritsar, Punjab. She was from a family of railway contractors. Although, her mother was an actress and costume designer whom she “adored”. she has one sister named Rinke Khanna and cousin Karan Kapadia has also acted in movies.

Twinkle was completed her schooling from  New Era High School, Panchgani, and graduation from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Maharastra. After completing her Class 12th, she wanted to become a chartered accountant and gave the entrance examination for this filed but due to some reason, she joined the film industry on the insistence of her parents. Before beginning her movie industry, twinkle went through eye surgery.

Twinkle Khanna Filmography

Movies of Twinkle Khanna are the following:

As actress
Title Year Role Notes
Barsaat 1995 Tina Oberoi
Jaan 1996 Kajal
Dil Tera Diwana 1996 Komal
Uff! Yeh Mohabbat 1997 Sonia Verma
Itihaas 1997 Naina
Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai 1998 Komal Sinha
International Khiladi 1999 Payal
Zulmi 1999 Komal Dutt
Seenu 1999 Shwetha Telugu language film
Baadshah 1999 Seema Malhotra
Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan 1999 Jasmine Arora
Mela 2000 Roopa Singh
Chal Mere Bhai 2000 Puja Special appearance
Joru Ka Ghulam 2000 Durga
Jodi No.1 2001 Tina
Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega 2001 Anjali
Tees Maar Khan 2010 As herself Co-producer; Special appearance

As producer
Title Year Notes
Tees Maar Khan 2010 Co-producer; Special appearance
Thank You 2011 Co-producer
Patiala House 2011 Co-producer
Khiladi 786 2012 Co-producer
72 Miles 2013 Co-producer; Marathi language film
Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty 2014 Co-producer
Pad Man 2018 Co-producer




Twinkle Khanna, is the famous stunning former actress, who was born on 29 December 1974 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is a former Indian Film Actress, an eminent Producer, a superior Interior Designer, a Columnist, an Author & prolific Writer by profession.

Twinkle started her acting career in the film industry from the movie Barsaat released in the year 1995. She was cast opposite Bobby Deol in this film. The movie was a huge hit at this time. After that, her next film Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai was released after 3 years who also got so much popularity. In this movie, twinkle was cast opposite Salman Khan. From the year 1998 to 2001, she worked in many movies and all of them had a good impression of the box-office.

Although, during her movie career she fell in love with her co-star in several films Akshay Kumar and both got married after some years of relationship. After her marriage, twinkle never returned to the silver screen. She also released the movie Tees Maar Khan in 2010 as a co-producer in which Akshay Kumar was in the main lead role.


After her marriage, she has made a career as a writer and has received so much appreciation, recognition, and applause for her recent books Mrs. Funnybones. Moving from a Film background to the writing industry, Khanna has become one of the finest female writers of India.

After Being honored as the most aspiring woman of the year 2016 by The Outlook, Twinkle Khanna’s following has reached a million. She also writes columns for DNA and the Times Of India which was liked by the audience so much.


The India Actress and writer is 46 years old as of 2020. Twinkle lives under her birth sign of Capricorn. The gorgeous model gains her name and fame wherever she goes in the country. Anita stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches. She weighs in around 58 kg as of 2020.

Besides that, She has normally long, brown color hair and brown color eyes which suit her lifestyle very well. Her body measurement is approximately 34-26-35 inches. She has a slim body build totally.

Instagram Profile: @twinklerkhanna


Height of Twinkle Khanna in different measurement are the following:

  • Height in Centimeters: 163 cm
  • Height in Meters: 1.63 m
  • Height in Feet-Inches: 5’4″

Net Worth

Twinkle Khanna’s net worth is approximately $30 million as of 2020.


The primary income source of twinkle Khanna is acting, writing, producer, and interior designing by profession.


Twinkle Khanna takes 1.04 Crore per movie.


In 2020, twinkle has ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM, PORSCHE CAYENNE, and BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT car collection respectively.


Akshay Kumar:

Twinkle Khanna meet Akshay Kumar at the shoot of Filmfare Magazine, in Mumbai. In the first meet, they started liking each other. After some years of relationship, they decided to get married. On 17th January 2001, they both tied a knot with each other. As of 2020, the couple got blessed with two children one daughter and one son named as Aarav Kumar and Nitara Kumar respectively. After 19 years of relationship, the couple remains Bollywood’s solid Couples.


Awards received by Twinkle Khanna are the following:

Award Year For Notes
Bangalore Literature Festival—Popular Choice Award 2017 The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad
Crossword Book Award (Popular) For Fiction 2019 Pyjamas Are Forgiving
Crossword Popular Non-Fiction Award 2016 Mrs Funnybones
Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut 1996 Barsaat
Hello! Hall of Fame Award for Most Stylish Couple of the Year 2010 Along with Akshay Kumar
Hello! Hall of Fame Award for Visionary Woman of the Year 2017
India Today Woman Writer of the Year 2017 The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad
National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues 2019 Pad Man
Outlook Social Media Award 2016 Inspiring Woman of the Year
Vogue Opinion Maker of the Year 2017
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Award 2017 Celebrity Pioneer Award



Family details of Twinkle Khanna are the following:

  • Father Name: Rajesh Khanna (Bollywood Actor & Producer)
  • Mother Name: Dimple Kapadia (Bollywood Actress)
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  • Sister Name: Rinke Khanna (Actress)
  • Husband Name: Akshay Kumar (Actor)
  • Son Name: Aarav Kumar (Born, 15 September 2002)
  • Daughter Name: Nitara Kumar (Born, 25 September 2012)


Some unknown Facts about twinkle Khanna are the following:

  • Twinkle Khanna and her late father Rajesh Khanna’s birthday falls on the same day coincidently.
  • She underwent eye surgery when she made her career in the Bollywood industry.
  • She was also offered Rani Mukherjee’s role in Kuc Kuch Hota Hain. But she rejected this role and then the role went to Rani Mukherjee.
  • She was engaged with Akshay Kumar(Actor) twice. Their first engagement was called off and then they again engaged for the second time.
  • Twinkle started her acting career with the movie Barsaat in the year 1995 relatively.
  • After getting married to Akshay Kumar in the year 2001, she left her acting profession and moved towards the writing profession.
  • After lifting the acting profession, in the same year, she ventured into the interior designing course and is the co-owner of The White Window, a chain of interior designing stores that operates in Mumbai, India accordingly.
  • Twinkle is the co-founder of the production company Grazing Goat Pictures and has co-produced six features using the Marathi language drama of 72 Miles respectively.
  • Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar also own a production house called, ‘Cape of Good films’ which produced films such as Mission Mangal, Padman, Kesari, Goog Newzz, Sooryavamshi, Airlift and many more.
  • Khanna is also the author of Pyjamas Are Forgiving, Mrs. Funnybones, The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad.
  • Twinkle is also blessed with two children named Aarav and Nitara.


Some of the favorite things of Twinkle Khanna are the following:

  • Favorite Food Spicy Khichadi cooked by her Naani
  • Favorite Actor Akshay Kumar
  • Favourite Actress Rani Mukherjee
  • Favorite Colour Blue and white
  • Favorite Film Housefull
  • Favorite Song Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi
  • Favorite Place Mauritius, London

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Some frequently asked question about Twinkle Khanna

  1. Is Twinkle Khanna a Hindu?

Yes, twinkle Khanna belongs to the Hindu religion.

  1. Who is the husband of Twinkle Khanna?

Twinkle Khanna’s husband’s name is Akshay Kunar. They both got married on 17th                 January 2001.  The couple also blessed with two children, one daughter and one son             named as Aarav Kumar and Nitara Kumar respectively. After 19 years of                                       relationship,  the couple remains Bollywood’s solid Couples.

  1. What happened Twinkle Khanna?

The actress-turned-author twinkle shared a video on social media where anyone                     jumps the gun on this one, and she broke her leg.  After that, her husband has taken               her to the hospital, not for the coronavirus but her injured leg.

  1. How old is Twinkle Khanna?

As of 2020, twinkle Khanna is 46 years old.

  1. Who are Twinkle Khanna’s parents?

Twinkle Khanna’s parent’s name is Rajesh Khanna who was an actor and Dimple                       Kapadia.

  1. Is Twinkle Khanna a good writer?

Yes, Twinkle Khanna,  is known as the best-selling author as of 2020. In the past, she               has been an actress, worked in many movies like Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota Hai (1998)                 and Barsaat (1995). After her marriage, She turned a producer when she produced               Pad Man, the screen adaptation of her short story relatively.





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