The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad
by Twinkle Khanna
A collection of utterly magical stories that will leave you crying, laughing and wholly enchanted.
A gangly young girl transforms her village with a revolutionary idea. Sixty-eight-year-old Noni Appa finds herself drawn to a married man Why do people have to define relationships, underline each word till the paper gives way beneath,’ she wonders. Bablu Kewat becomes obsessed with sanitary napkins much to his family’s horror, and a young woman keeps checking the weather forecast as she meticulously plans each of her five weddings. Funny, observant and wise, this is storytelling at its most irresistible.
About The Author
Twinkle Khanna (also known as Tina Jatin Khanna; born on 29 December 1974) is an Indian interior designer, newspaper columnist, film producer, author, and former film actress. Twinkle sold over one lakh copies of her first book, making her India’s highest-selling female writer of 2015. 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. Her last film appearance in a lead role was in Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (2001). Khanna has acted opposite actors such as Bobby Deol, Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Daggubati Venkatesh, Govinda and Akshay Kumar.
After leaving the acting profession in the same year, she ventured into interior designing and is the co-owner of The White Window, a chain of interior designing stores which operates in Mumbai. She does not have a professional degree and learned the skills by working with an architect for two years. She is the co-founder of the production company, Grazing Goat Pictures, and has co-produced six features including the Marathi language drama 72 Miles. She made a special appearance in Tees Maar Khan (2010).