Padma Khanna (Actress) Age, Husband, Biography & More
Bio Full NamePadma Khanna ProfessionActress Famous RoleKaikeyi in TV serial Ramayan (1987-1988)
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At the age of 7, she started learning Kathak under the tutelage of Guru Kishan Maharaj of Varanasi.
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 1970, she made her breakthrough in Bollywood, with the film ‘Johny Mera Naam’, as cabaret dancer- Tara.
She also played the role of ‘Kaikeyi’ in the mythological TV show ‘Ramayan’ (1987-1988) that was aired on Doordarshan.
In her prolific career, Khanna worked in a number of languages, such as Hindi, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Punjabi, and Marathi.
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 also directed the Bhojpuri film- ‘Nahir Hutal Jaya’ (2004).
In 2008, she, along with 64 actors and dancers, acted in & choreographed a musical 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.