Twinkle Khanna

Short Bio

When your parents are two of the biggest stars of their time, it's no wonder you are named Twinkle!

Actually Twinkle Khanna was born Tina Khanna on December 29, 1974 to parents Rajesh Khanna (with whom she shares a birth date) and Dimple Kapadia. She adopted the shinier moniker for her film career, which began in 1995 with her film 'Barsaat', also the launch film for Dharmendra's son Bobby Deol.

Following 'Barsaat', Twinkle appeared in a number of films and started to gain recognition for her acting skills and good looks. In 2001, however, she surprised everyone by falling for and getting married to co-actor Akshay 'Khiladi' Kumar. Subsequently, she left the film industry and the couple are now happily married with a son Aarav Bhatia.