Padma Khanna

Profession: Actress

Husband of Padma Khanna

Late Jagdish L. Sidana (Film Director)

Favourite Actress of Padma Khanna


Information about Padma Khanna

She also played the role of 'Kaikeyi' in the mythological TV show 'Ramayan' (1987-1988) that was aired on Doordarshan.  al based on the epic 'Ramayana' at Avery Fisher Hall, New York City. Notably, the play was directed by her now-deceased husband, Jagdish L. Sidana.  At the age of 7, she started learning Kathak under the tutelage of Guru Kishan Maharaj of Varanasi.  In 1970, she made her breakthrough in Bollywood, with the film 'Johny Mera Naam', as cabaret dancer- Tara.  Does Padma Khanna smoke?: Not Known  Does Padma Khanna drink alcohol?: Not Known  She also directed the Bhojpuri film- 'Nahir Hutal Jaya' (2004).  In 1990, she along with her husband Jagdish L. Sidana shifted to New Jersey, U.S., where she now runs a dance academy named 'Indianica'.  She then learned advanced Kathak from late Indian dancer Gopi Krishna.  She started her acting career as a child artist in 1961 with the Bhojpuri film 'Bhaiya.'  In her prolific career, Khanna worked in a number of languages, such as Hindi, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Punjabi, and Marathi. 

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