Twinkle Khanna

Interior Designer | Newspaper Columnist
Twinkle Khanna

Who Am I

Twinkle Khanna (also known as Tina Jatin Khanna;is an Indian interior designer, newspaper columnist, film producer, author, and former film actress. Her first book Mrs Funnybones sold over one hundred thousand copies making her India's highest-selling female writer of 2015. She won the Crossword Book Award 2016 for Mrs Funnybones. She won India Today Woman Writer of the year 2017 for Her second book, The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad.



She won the Outlook Award in 2016 for the most inspiring woman of the year. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her role in the romance film Barsaat (1995). She played the lead character in the Telugu film Seenu (1999). She is the daughter of established actors Dimple Kapadia and Rajesh Khanna



Twinkle Khanna is a popular columnist at Daily News and Analysis after hours and The Times of India. Penguin Random House have announced that Twinkle Khanna's book Mrs Funnybones hit the Nielsen bestseller list at number 2 in its first week of sales. Launched in Mumbai on 18 August, the book has already reached number 1 on the bestseller chart of Crossword's Kemps Corner store and has been receiving praise from readers and press.

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