Rahul Khanna, the son of late actor Vinod Khanna, is an Indian actor. Rahul is also a VJ and writer who works predominantly in the Bollywood film industry. Khanna is known for his witty writing style. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, films and family of Actor Rahul Khanna so read the article till the end.
Rahul Khanna began his career as an MTV Asia VJ (video jockey). His enormous reputation in Asia was cemented by a steady stream of excellent press and evaluations.
He made his feature film debut alongside Aamir Khan in Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s Earth. He won multiple prizes for his performance, including the prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Debut (2000). He’s also appeared in Mehta’s Bollywood/Hollywood films since then (2003). Elaan and Raqeeb are two of Rahul’s prominent Bollywood flicks.
Rahul may also be seen on stage in the hit West-End play East is East, which is currently being staged in New York. Rahul’s performance as Tariq, the rebellious son of a Pakistani father and a British mother, earned him accolades from both spectators and reviewers in the film directed by Scott Elliott (A Map of the World).
Rahul’s other foreign credits include Kevin Kline’s The Emperor’s Club. He was the anchor of Discovery Week, a Discovery Channel program that aired in 2006.
Rahul has been a popular option for commercial endorsements, having worked with companies such as Toyota, Lays Chips, Pepsi, and DTC (De Beers diamonds). He contributes to www.intentblog.com, a blog that Deepak Chopra and Shekhar Kapur founded together.
As a Host
Rahul Khanna has also hosted a number of events, including the IIFA Awards, the Miss India pageant, the Screen Awards, the Stardust (magazine) Awards, the Miss India Worldwide pageant, Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief show at Mumbai Fashion Week, the GQ (India) Men of the Year Awards 2009 and 2010, Teacher’s Achievement Awards 2008 and 2010, The International Film Festival of India 2011, The Hello (magazine) Hall of Fame Awards 2011, and The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
Short biography of Rahul Khanna
Rahul Khanna is a Mumbai native who grew up in the city. His father, Vinod Khanna, was a Bollywood celebrity and politician, his mother, Gitanjali Taleyar Khanna, was an ex-model, and his younger brother, Akshaye Khanna, is a Bollywood actor.
Rahul Khanna attended New York City’s Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and the School of Visual Arts.
Toyota, Lay’s Chips, Pepsi, DTC (Diamond Trading Company/ De Beers group), Trent (Westside), Tommy Hilfiger, Jaypee Group’s Jaypee Greens, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, Kiehl’s, Maggi, and Audi are just a few of Khanna’s brands.
Khanna is a part of a PETA India initiative to save elephants and birds.
He was AVS TV Network, North America, 1999–2001, Asian Variety Show, Host
He hosted Discovery Week on the Discovery Channel in 2006.
His articles and essays have appeared in Harper’s Bazaar India, Vogue India, Cosmopolitan (magazine) India, Elle (India), GQ India, Marie Claire India, The Times of India, Deccan Herald, and The Huffington Post India, among others.
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