Born on July 27, 1977, Rinke Khanna is late actor Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia's youngest daughter. She is three years younger to Twinkle Khanna. (All pictures courtesy: mid-day archives, YouTube and Instagram)
Rinke Khanna is best remembered as the 'Musu Musu Hasi' girl from her debut film 'Pyar Mein Kabhi Kabhi' (1999).
In picture: Rinke Khanna with her co-star Dino Morea from her first film 'Pyar Mein Kabhi Kabhi'.
For the unversed, Rinke Khanna's birth name is Rinkle Jatin Khanna. (Jatin is Rajesh Khanna's real name).
Rinke Khanna changed her name from Rinkle to Rinke when she entered Bollywood. In picture: Rinke Khanna with Manish Malhotra, Anu Dewan, Malaika Arora, Twinkle Khanna and Karan Johar.
Rinke Khanna has a degree in communications. It's when she came down to India for a break she started thinking about acting!
Initially, Rinke decided to act in plays. She acted in one and loved the high of being on stage. That's when Khanna decided to take it up.
In picture: Rinke Khanna with mother Dimple Kapadia.
After Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi, Rinke Khanna starred in films such as Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain opposite Govinda. Her song 'Kem Che' had become quite popular.
In picture: Rinke Khanna with sister Twinkle Khanna and a friend.
Rinke Khanna also starred in films such as 'Jhankaar Beats' and 'Chameli'. But post her marriage in 2003, she took a sabbatical from films.
In picture: This one's from Rinke Khanna's Europe trip with sister Twinkle Khanna.
Rinke Khanna has also acted in movies like 'Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai'. She had played Tusshar Kapoor's sister in the film.
In 2003, Rinke Khanna married businessman Sameer Saran. She moved to the UK after her marriage.
A candid picture from Rinke Khanna's wedding! Pictured: Dimple Kapadia and Rajesh Khanna during one of the wedding rituals of their daughter.
Rinke Khanna chose to stay away from the limelight after her marriage.
Rinke Khanna has two children, a son and a daughter.
Rinke Khanna gave birth to her first child, a daughter, in 2004.
Rinke Khanna was blessed with her second child, a son, in 2013.
Rinke Khanna's daughter Naomika Saran had become the talk of the town in 2018, when the mother-daughter flew down to Mumbai.
In picture: Rinke Khanna with mother Dimple Kapadia and sister Twinkle Khanna.
We take a look at some candid pictures of Rinke Khanna with her family and friends.
In picture: Rinke Khanna with Jaya Bachchan.
A picture from one of the first photoshoots done by Rinke Khanna,
Rinke Khanna with 'Jhankaar Beats' co-star Rahul Bose. Her role in the film was lauded, especially the chemistry between the two.
Rinke Khanna with 'Jhankaar Beats' co-stars Rahul Bose and Riya Sen and director Sujoy Ghosh.
Rinke Khanna with sister Twinkle Khanna in a picture from their Europe trip.
Rinke Khanna was last seen on screen in 'Chameli' in 2003.
Rinke Khanna with sister Twinkle Khanna.
Rinke Khanna with Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
Rinke Khanna clicked when she attended a literary and cultural festival in Delhi, back in 2016.
In 2018, Rinke Khanna flew down from UK to celebrate her birthday. Twinkle Khanna ringed in sister Rinke's 40th birthday in a special way. This picture was taken at the party.
This picture was shared by Twinkle Khanna in 2018 on Rinke's birthday and captioned, "Happy birthday to the best sister in the world! Like the husband says- never take any side when these two fight because they make up instantly and then you are the villain:) #sistersbeforemisters #KhannaSisters [sic]."
Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Rinke Khanna!
On Rinke Khanna's 42nd birthday, we take a look at the actress' journey in the film industry and why she kept herself away from the limelight for many years now.
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