Began her career as Bollywood actress, Twinkle Khanna has opted a new career for herself as writer and columnist. She picked up her pen at the age of 38. She called being Bollywood actress was a bad choice and she was totally misfit into that role. She had done various films but her calling was different. She took writing and made it her career. In fact, she also shared that ‘Bollywood is Boring’ to her. Know more.
She is best known for witty remarks and catchy words. Her articles are highly influenced with the realities of the society and she led gracefully shared her ideas and thoughts feminism. There is lot of sarcasm in her writings. ‘Mrs. Funnybones’ is the name she has chosen for herself as a writer.
Talking about her career path, she said that she also harboured a dream to be a charted accountant but end up in Bollywood. While addressing the people at the event organised by YFLO Delhi, she said that she was never interested in fitting in.
Twinkle’s pick on Bollywood
Twinkle Khanna also shared that she doesn’t like to write on Bollywood despite she knows so well about it. She said, “Bollywood is boring to me. I don’t write about it in my columns or shot stories, I don’t find it interesting. I have seen it and why would I write about it. It is too familiar.” Adding to it, she said that being a part of Bollywood, she had done all the tasks. No, she hoped that people would forget her movies and remember her for her books. She also shared that she won’t ever write a book about herself.
She is the daughter of legendray actors Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. Her sister also acted in movies. Twinkle is the wife of Akshay Kumar and mother of two.