Twinkle Khanna, the wife of Akshay Kumar and daughter of Dimple Kapadia, has been writing a coloumn for TOI for quite some time now. In fact, Twinkle open the road for other stars’ daughters to write for a local newspaper as well, probably to prove their worth. Yesterday was the day that Twinkle launched her first book titled ‘Mrs Funnybones: She’s Just Like You and a Lot Like Me’. Attending the launch were her friends from the industry including Aamir Khan, Jaya Bachchan, Sussanne Khan, Sonali Bendre and Karan Johar, and her husband, Akshay Kumar. Her mother, Dimple Kapadia, was also there. At the launch, Twinkle kept the audience entertained with her stories on her friends, who were there at the launch. And of course, since Karan Johar was there, there was a Rapid Fire round where he asked questions on his favvourite, Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone. Read on….
Twinkle Khanna on Writing
I have been writing for two years now. You all discovered it late… I had this since childhood.
Twinkle Khanna on Akshay Kumar as her Editor
Akshay’s input is to remove words.. He is my editor.
Twinkle Khanna on the difference between Akshay Kumar and her doing Comedy
My hubby (husband) does comedy and he gets paid in million. With my comedy, I can’t even buy chocolates. If I will need money I will anchor an award show.
Twinkle Khanna on things about Akshay Kumar that no one knows
He cries during movies like Aamir and wears checkered pyjamas every night and that very rare occasion when he drinks, he sings ‘mainu visa dila de dubai da’.
Twinkle Khanna on the competition between Aamir Khan and her
He competes with me, he competes with everybody.
Twinkle Khanna on catching Aamir Khan crying on the sets of ‘Mela’
I caught Aamir crying behind a rock because he had gone to our Mela director Dharmesh Dharshan to explain a shot and the director didn’t listen to him so he was heartbroken.
Aamir Khan on Twinkle Khanna misusing him
Twinkle constantly misuses me, she made me the videographer on her wedding. That’s the job she gave me.
Aamir Khan on Twinkle Khanna becoming a Writer
Twinkle has always had a great sense of humour. When I acted with her, I didn’t know she’d become such a good writer. I’m very happy she’s written this book. I’ve read her articles and they are very funny. I congratulate her on her new career and I wish her all the very best.
Aamir Khan on thinking that Twinkle Khanna shouldn’t become a writer
I didn’t think she would make it as a writer. I used to tell her, just because everyone likes watching cricket doesn’t mean they can play. When I started reading her articles, I realised she was very funny, perceptive and I was most impressed by her.
Aamir Khan on working with Twinkle Khanna in ‘Mela’
It was really good working with Twinkle because I discovered that behind this bimbette kind of exterior there is this sharp person with a great intellect and sense of humour who is very perceptive about human relationships.
Aamir Khan on Twinkle Khanna’s Talent
Twinkle is talented in some of the most amazing activities. She is very talented in insulting people. She has constantly been insulting me, great fun working with her.
Aamir Khan on a film about Twinkle Khanna
A film about Twinkle would be named Hunterwaali.
Twinkle Khanna on if she turned into Ranbir Kapoor
I wouldn’t speak because Kat’s got my tongue
Twinkle Khanna on if she turned into Deepika Padukone
I would do every thing as it’s ‘my choice’.
Twinkle Khanna on what she will find on Aamir Khan‘s phone
Pictures of naked aliens.
Akshay Kumar on Twinkle Khanna at home
I fight with her and then I make up. The rules in house are that Tina is always right and the man of the house has to keep saying sorry and keep begging.
Twinkle Khanna on what her other names would have been
My other names would have been Sparkle and Sprinkle
Twinkle Khanna on what she will find on Hrithik Roshan‘s phone
He’s my neighbour; I can look out of my window I don’t have to look at his phone.