What?! Twinkle Khanna's mother thought Akshay Kumar was gay

Updated: Nov 16, 2016, 11:22 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Believe it or not! Actress-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna's mother Dimple Kapadia thought Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar was gay! Twinkle Khanna made the startling revelation on 'Koffee With Karan'. Watch video!

Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna on 'Koffee With Karan'. Pic/Star World India's Twitter account
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna on 'Koffee With Karan'. Pic/Star World India's Twitter account

Believe it or not! Actress-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna's mother Dimple Kapadia thought Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar was gay! Yes, you read that right.

Twinkle Khanna made the startling revelation on the second episode of 'Koffee With Karan' season 5 that aired on Sunday, November 13.

Twinkle Khanna said, "He (Akshay) had come to ask my mother if he should marry me. My mother and me were sitting together on this couch. He sat opposite to us and my mother's friend was there next to him. Akshay was doing some sort of Accupressure on her back...(bursts out laughing). My mom whispered to me, 'I have to tell you something after he goes'. I was like, no tell me now. She says,' Your friend Sandeep who is doing some piece on a newspaper says Akshay is gay'. And she has told me this while we are sitting there and this guy is doing Accupressure."

Akshay Kumar had to persuade Twinkle Khanna's mother to let him marry her daughter. Twinkle Khanna revealed that since her mother thought Akshay Kumar was gay, she advised her to live with him for a year.

That's not all! Here are 5 other revelations made by Twinkle Khanna on 'Koffee With Karan':

1. Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar's relationship started off as a fling

Did you know Akshay and Twinkle's relationship started off as a fling? Twinkle had just got out of a long relationship and was in no mood to commit. She just wanted a fling of 15 days but, as luck would have it, they got married eventually.

2. Twinkle Khanna made Rani Mukerji's career

For the uninitiated, the role of Tina in Karan Johar's 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' was first offered to Twinkle Khanna as she was Karan's best friend. Twinkle, however, did not like the role and it went to Rani. Twinkle said, "I just had one hit in my career and that was the movie that I said no to. It was 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'."

She further added, "Yes, I made Rani Mukerji's career." Karan Johar, talking about the incident, said, "I narrated the script to her. She said she will take three days to think about it. After three days she calls me up and says, who is going to look at me when there is SRK and Kajol, I don't want to do it."

3. Twinkle Khanna was Karan Johar's first love

Twinkle Khanna and Karan Johar grew up together. During their school days, Karan Johar had a crush on Twinkle Khanna. While talking about that, Twinkle said it is only because she used to have a moustache at that point of time and had a testosterone of level 11, which was equal to any man. Karan was left speechless.

4. Twinkle Khanna on Levi's controversy

"It was only the top button. The next day, he was receiving his Padma Shri and I got a call from mom saying that police is looking for me because of this act," Twinkle Khanna said. She added that people pee on the wall with their 'danglers' out but it is she who gets arrested and pays Rs. 500 fine to come out on bail.

5. Twinkle Khanna got married because 'Mela' was a flop

Twinkle Khanna married Akshay Kumar as her film 'Mela' flopped at the box office. Akshay wanted to get married to Twinkle but she wasn't ready as she thought her film will be a hit. However, the film flopped.

Also read: What does Akshay Kumar have that Khans don't? Twinkle Khanna responds
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