Twinkle Khanna Biography
Twinkle Jatin Khanna an Indian film actress particularly Hindi films and also Telugu, popular in the 90s. She is now an interior designer and co-owner of The White Window store.
She made her debut opposite Bobby Deol in Barsaat (1995). The film did well at the box office, and she received the Filmfare Best Debut Award for her performance. After an eye surgery for a slight crosseye condition, Khanna went on to do many films which got her good reviews and recognition from the audience. She has acted with some of the best stars in the industry, including Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Govinda.
Her notable film roles include the girl next door in Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai with Salman Khan (1998), the undercover spy along with Shahrukh Khan in Baadshah (1999) and the village belle in Mela (2000). She paired Venkatesh in the year 1999 in a Telugu movie Seenu.
She left the industry after her marriage to Akshay Kumar, citing that she did not enjoy the acting profession anymore. She has moved on. Her last film was Love Ke Liye Kuchh Bhi Karega (2001), which was received averagely at the box office.
In 2002, Khanna opened her own interior design store in Crawford Market, Mumbai called The White Window, in partnership with her long time friend Gurlein Manchanda. Since then, the store has received a prestigious Elle Decor International Design Award (from Indian edition of Elle Decor magazine). Twinkle has opened up another branch of the flagship store elsewhere in Mumbai and plans to expand throughout India.
Khanna recently did the interiors for Rani Mukerji's new house.
Twinkle Khanna is the daughter of Dimple Kapadia and Rajesh Khanna. She is the sister of Rinke Khanna. Her aunt is Simple Kapadia. Twinkle Khanna was born into a Punjabi family. She is a Punjabi. Twinkle Khanna married Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar in 2001 and they have a son, Aarav Bhatia. She retired from the film industry after her marriage and ventured into interior designing since then.