Twinkle Khanna, who is also known as Tina Jatin Khanna, is a former film actress. Born in Mumbai in 1974, she is the daughter of famous Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna and actress Dimple Kapadia. She made her screen debut in the film, Barsaat.
She left the film industry after her marriage to Akshay Kumar. Besides, she is also an author. Her books are filled with humor and wisdom. We have figured out some books written by her. Here is the list of her books.
Pyjamas are Forgiving
Published in 2018, an Indian fiction novel by Juggernaut Books. The narrator of the book is Anshu who is a middle-aged woman. She is suffering from a sleep disorder. This book is about a serene sanctuary in Kerela’s Shanthamaaya spa where food is rationed, sex is forbidden, and emotions are centered. Anshu spends 28 days in this spa. At this time, she meets someone unfamiliar and unsettling. She tries to tie the loose ends. And it is funny to know that the author came across this name after she was unable to zip up her jeans after Diwali.
Published in 2015, it is a non-fiction book. More than one lakh copies of this book were sold. This made the author India’s highest-selling female writer of 2015. Mrs. Funnybones captures the life of a modern Indian woman. It is about a woman who runs household errands, works all day, is obliged to listen to her ‘Mummy Ji,’ is highly concerned about her weight. I know you can already understand what the book is all about. It is a book filled with humor.
The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad
Published in 2016, this book is a collection of four stories on feminism. It consists of four stories, namely, ‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad,’ ‘Salam, Noni Appa,’ ‘If the weather permits,’ and ‘The Sanitary Man of Sacred Land.’ The first one is about a young village girl. She transforms her village with an amazing idea. The second one is about a woman finding love in old age. The third one is about a woman who is married just because of her age, and her consent does not matter. The fourth one is about a man who produces sanitary napkins at a low cost. It is a must-read book.
The Sanitary Man from a sacred land
This one is a touching and inspiring book about a man who produces sanitary napkins at a low cost. She retells this story in fictional form. It is the story of Arunachalam Muruganantham. It is an extraordinary story full of humor and empathy. This book inspires the film Padman.
Salaam, Noni Appa
This is an inspiring story of a dignified widow. She was leading an exemplary life. People always said to her respectfully, ‘Salaam, Noni Appa.’ In this beautifully written story, the author writes about Noni Appa, her sister, and their yoga instructor. As Noni Appa and the yoga instructor grow closer, she is afraid of how society will react and her backlash. He is a married man, after all. What do you think will happen? Is there a chance that their love will blossom?