Twinkle Khanna: News

One of India’s highest-selling woman writers, Twinkle Khanna, is the writer of the bestselling non-fiction book ‘Mrs Funnybones’. She is an Indian actor, author, columnist, interior designer, and film producer. Born in a family of actors, Khanna's parents, veteran Hindi film actors Rajesh Khanna, insisted she joins the film industry. In 1995, she made her first appearance in Hindi films with ‘Barsaat’. It was a hit at the box office, and she received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Her second project, ‘Jaan’, also became one of the best-grossing films of the year. Until 2001, Khanna was seen in numerous movies in the industry. However, she got married to Akshay Kumar in the same year and decided to leave the industry. After quitting, she opened her first interior design store in Mumbai in collaboration with Gurlein Manchanda. In 2011, she turned into a producer by cofounding Grazing Goat Pictures, a production house. After producing several movies in the Hindi cinema, Khanna launched her own production house called Mrs. Funnybones Movies. She has left no stone unturned to explore various career options. After turning into a book writer, Khanna became a newspaper columnist. In 2019, she also launched ‘Tweak India’, which is a digital platform for women.

21 Apr 2024

Dawood Ibrahim

Twinkle Khanna reacts to reports of attending Dawood Ibrahim's parties

With her trademark wit and humor, Twinkle Khanna recently tackled persistent rumors surrounding her alleged involvement in parties hosted by notorious underworld figure Dawood Ibrahim in Dubai.

29 Dec 2023

Bollywood Life

Twinkle Khanna shares how she celebrated her 50th birthday

Twinkle Khanna turned another year older, another year wiser on Friday.

29 Dec 2023

Happy Birthday

Twinkle Khanna's birthday: Times Mrs. Funnybones left us in splits

Actor-turned-author Twinkle Khanna turned 50 on Friday!

30 Oct 2023


Books written by Bollywood celebrities that are worth reading

India takes pride in so many Bollywood actors who excel not just in showbiz but in many other fields as well.

24 Oct 2023


Director Dharmesh Darshan's unfiltered take on Karisma-Abhishek's relationship, 'Mela's setback

Dharmesh Darshan, the acclaimed director known for creating box office hits such as Raja Hindustani and Dhadkan, recently revisited his cinematic journey in an interview with Lehren Retro.

16 Jul 2023


Amid Kajol's novel rumors, exploring Bollywood actors who turned authors

Kajol's co-stars, Sheeba Chadha and Kubbra Sait from her Disney+ Hotstar series, The Trial, have recently expressed admiration for the actor's ability to spread positivity through her writing.

28 Dec 2022

Akshay Kumar

Twinkle Khanna birthday: Lesser-known facts about 'Mrs. Funnybones'

Actor-writer Twinkle Khanna, who is also popularly known as Mrs. Funnybones based on the title of her first novel by the same name, is celebrating her birthday on Thursday (December 29). Wife of Akshay Kumar, Khanna has gained popularity more for her wittiness than her acting.

15 Jun 2022

Social Media

Why is Sai Pallavi trending on social media?

During a promotional activity for her upcoming film Virata Parvam, South Indian actor Sai Pallavi spoke about the importance of supporting the oppressed.

05 Apr 2022

Akshay Kumar

Twinkle Khanna trolled for insensitive comment on 'The Kashmir Files'

Twinkle Khanna has invited the wrath of netizens for taking a sly dig at the recently released Hindi film The Kashmir Files.

28 Nov 2020

Christopher Nolan

Feels like a dream: Dimple Kapadia on working in 'Tenet'

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia, who has enthralled the audience with her movies for years, is excited about the release of her Hollywood film Tenet, which is soon coming to India.

17 Nov 2020


Certainly left a scar: Twinkle Khanna's hilarious post on 'Mela'

Twinkle Khanna, who never takes a back seat while mocking her own acting skills, recently took a jibe at her 2000 film Mela, leaving fans in splits.

17 Nov 2019


Dimple Kapadia quashes health rumors, says her mother is hospitalized

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia has dismissed rumors of her ill health, and said that it's actually her mother Betty who has been hospitalized. However, her health has improved now, she added.

17 Jan 2019


Akshay-Twinkle complete 18 years of marriage: Here's their secret mantra

At a time when marriages and relationships are becoming volatile, Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna have restored our faith in love and commitment.

29 Dec 2018

Akshay Kumar

On Rajesh Khanna's birth-anniversary, Akshay thanks him for 'precious gift'

It's Rajesh Khanna's 76th birth-anniversary today and Akshay Kumar, being the doting family man he is, chose the best way to wish him.

22 Dec 2018


Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?

Have you seen Elon Musk, Tim Cook, Ratan Tata giving people marital advice on Twitter? Or Sachin Tendulkar talking about how to raise funds from a venture capitalist? Exactly.

17 Oct 2018

Karan Johar

Never listened to scripts; I understand filmmaker's vision: King Khan

Speaking at a special celebration to mark 20 years of 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai', the lead actor of the film, Shah Rukh Khan said that he never listens to a script and rather chooses to understand the filmmaker's vision while choosing a film.

09 Sep 2018

Akshay Kumar

#HappyBirthdayAkshay: Beyond superstar, Khiladi Kumar is a family man

Akshay Kumar has turned a year older today, and just like fine wine the superstar is getting better with his age.

08 Sep 2018

Karan Johar

Twinkle Khanna wants her movies banned, has logical reason though!

Twinkle Khanna, who has acted in films like 'Barsaat' and 'Mela' among others, is not proud of her work as an actor, as she says, her movies should be banned and hopes that no one watches them.

31 Jul 2018

Vivek Oberoi

Delhi: NGO launches '#KidsNotForSale' campaign on International Day against Trafficking

On International Day against Trafficking, a campaign called #KidsNotForSale was launched yesterday in Delhi by an NGO to spread awareness about child trafficking.

10 Jun 2018

Akshay Kumar

Will always speak up, if something matters to me: Twinkle

Her witty sense of humor and sassy remarks may have landed her in trouble a few times, but Twinkle Khanna says she would never mince her words for something she believes in.

07 Jun 2018

Sunny Deol

Lack of ambition worked against me, says Bobby Deol

Bobby Deol says a lack of ambition and a "normal" approach about his status as a star worked against him but he is fully invested in his career now.

13 May 2018

Bombay High Court

'Rustom' auction controversy: John Abraham lends support to Akshay Kumar

John Abraham, who has shared the screen space with Akshay Kumar in films like 'Garam Masala', 'Desi Boyz' and 'Housefull 2', has come out in his support in the ongoing controversy over the 'Rustom' navy costume auction.

09 May 2018

Bombay High Court

Akshay-Twinkle served with legal notice for auctioning 'Rustom' navy uniform

In the latest development in the on-going controversy over the auction of a navy costume from 'Rustom', Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna have been served with a legal notice.

02 May 2018


'Rustom' auction row: Akshay comes out in wife Twinkle's support

Akshay Kumar has backed his wife Twinkle Khanna in the on-going row over the auction of a navy uniform which he wore in 'Rustom'.

30 Apr 2018


'Rustom' auction: Twinkle Khanna threatened with violence by Navy Officer

Twinkle Khanna was in for a rude shock when an Indian Navy Officer threatened her with violence for auctioning Akshay Kumar's 'Rustom' uniform.

29 Apr 2018


Akshay auctions 'Rustom' uniform to raise funds for animal welfare

Whether is it through his films or his actions in real life, Akshay Kumar strives to bring about a positive change in the society.

B-town celebs hit streets to protest against Kathua, Unnao rapes

Several Bollywood celebrities, including Rajkummar Rao, Twinkle Khanna, and Kalki Koechlin, joined a protest to demand justice for the victims in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, which have caused nation-wide outrage.

03 Apr 2018

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar sets up mobile toilet near Mumbai's Juhu beach

Actor Akshay Kumar has sponsored a mobile toilet near the famous Juhu beach in Mumbai, months after his wife tweeted a picture of a man defecating at another seashore in Mumbai.

26 Mar 2018

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar takes Twinkle Khanna on an auto-rickshaw ride

Akshay Kumar's wife Twinkle Khanna had a happening Sunday morning as the superstar turned an auto-rickshaw driver for her author-entrepreneur wife.

08 Feb 2018

Akshay Kumar

Mallika Dua refutes rumors; says she doesn't oppose Akshay's PadMan

In a tweet, Mallika Dua has refuted rumors that she doesn't agree with Akshay Kumar's movie PadMan.

18 Jan 2018


'PadMan' to be screened at the Oxford Union

If you thought 'PadMan' would face loses due to its clash with the most controversial movie of the year, 'Padmaavat', wait till you read about its recent feat.

29 Dec 2017

Akshay Kumar

Twinkle Khanna's Birthday: Reasons why she's the sassiest starwife

Twinkle Khanna had a rather starry entry into Bollywood. But neither her genes, nor the cosmos could stop her from her real passion.

22 Dec 2017


Did 'Padman' cause trouble in Akshay and Twinkle's paradise?

As surprising as it might sound but Akshay Kumar was not the first choice of Twinkle Khanna for 'Padman'

27 Nov 2017

Akshay Kumar

Is Akshay Kumar a social "superhero"?

Akshay Kumar unveiled a new poster of his upcoming film 'Padman' which is being produced by his wife, Twinkle Khanna.

04 Nov 2017


Akshay Kumar-Mallika Dua Controversy: Twinkle Khanna minces her words!

Actress Twinkle Khanna who is Twitter's favorite child because of her witty and sarcastic tweets, has clarified her tweets on Akshay Kumar-Mallika Dua controversy but Mallika seems completely unfazed by it.

08 Nov 2016


All this happened in Delhi, NCR on 8th November

As Delhi faces its worst pollution crisis, Lieutenant Governor ordered a series of measures to be adopted to check pollution.