Twinkle Khanna's amazing journey: From Bollywood actress to bestselling author

Dec 29, 2017, 10:25 IST
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    Twinkle Khanna is among Bollywood's most discussed star kids. It is well known that she is the daughter of Bollywood legends Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. All pictures/Twinkle's official Instagram account @twinklerkhanna

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    Although Twinkle Khanna failed to make her mark as an actress unlike her famous parents, she is now a successful writer

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    Twinkle Khanna made her Bollywood debut opposite Bobby Deol in 1995 with the film 'Barsaat'. Their chemistry in the film was popular with audiences

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    Twinkle Khanna won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her debut film 'Barsaat' and went on star in films like 'Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota Hai', 'Itihaas', 'Baadshah' and other films

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    Twinkle Khanna shares her birthday with her father, the late great Rajesh Khanna, which falls on December 29

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    Twinkle Khanna first met future husband Akshay Kumar at a magazine's photoshoot. After finding that they liked each other's company both of them gradually began meeting regularly

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    Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar tied the knot in 2001 and went on to become the perfect Bollywood couple. They are parents to son Aarav and daughter Nitara

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    Not many know that Twinkle Khanna had underwent eye surgery before the release of her first film to correct a vision problem

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    Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna's marriage was the result of a bet Twinkle lost. Twinkle's Bollywood had failed to take off and Akshay suggested that if her film 'Mela' became a hit then she can do other films but if it flopped then they would wed

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    'Mela' starrring Aamir Khan and Twinkle Khanna tanked at the box-office and she entered holy matrimony with Akshay Kumar

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    Akshay Khanna who happens to be an ardent Rajesh Khanna fan has stated that he never expected to end up getting married to his daughter Twinkle Khanna

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    Twinkle Khanna didn't become a housewife after leaving Bollywood. She forayed into interior design and later became a writer and succeeded in both

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    Twinkle Khanna also owns a lifestyle store and manages is efficiently. Akshay Kumar has credited wife Twinkle for the stability in his career

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    Twinkle Khanna is very close to son Aarav and daughter Nitara and constantly shares her photographs with them on social media

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    Twinkle Khanna has also dabbled in film production with films like 'Tees Maar Khan', 'Patiala House', 'Khiladi 786' among others. Her next production venture is 'PadMan' which stars hubby Akshay Kumar

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    Twinkle Khanna shared a picture of her father, the late Rajesh Khanna on his birthday (both share birthdays) and captioned it, "Happy birthday Dad (sic)"

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    Twinkle Khanna captioned this image, "I want to be like a child again-to climb trees and perch on branches, only because the tree exists and so do I... #treehuggers #familyfunday #capetown (sic)"

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    Twinkle Khanna is also known for supporting various charitable causes

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    Twinkle Khanna with her bestie Anu Dewan

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    Late Bollywood actress and costume designer Simple Kapadia is Twinkle Khanna's aunt

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    Twinkle Khanna's sister Rinke is a former Bollywood actress, who now lives in the UK with her husband, businessman Sameer Saran and their kids

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    Twinkle Khanna captioned this adorable image with daughter Nitara, "A moment to hang up on my wall within the museum of myriad memories. #LondonTales (sic)"
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    Twinkle Khanna with hubby Akshay Kumar and son Aarav. Aarav aims to follow mother Twinkle's footsteps soon by penning a book of his own
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    Twinkle Khanna in a still with 'Mela'. The film critically and commercially panned
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About The Gallery

Twinkle Khanna, the daughter of Bollywood stars Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia, who went on to become action star Akshay Kumar's better half has donned many hats -- actress, writer, film producer and interior designer. On her birthday, we look at her sojourn from the screen to other ventures

 

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