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Twinkle Khanna on Karva Chauth: Sent Satellite to Mars But Look at Moon

  | August 20, 2015 10:09 IST (Mumbai)
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Akshay and Twinkle at the launch of her book in Mumbai on August 18

Twinkle said, "Mrs. Funnybones is about how modern woman looks in India and how India looks back at her. We live in a world where we have sent a satellite to Mars, but we are looking at the moon and praying for our husband's long life"

Actress-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna, who unveiled her debut book, Mrs Funnybones: She's Just Like You and a Lot Like Me, says it is a woman's humorous perspective on the state of women in India. (Also Read: 10 Secrets Twinkle, Aamir, Akshay, KJo Revealed About Each Other)
Twinkle said, "Mrs. Funnybones is about how modern woman looks in India and how India looks back at her. We live in a world where we have sent a satellite to Mars, but we are looking at the moon and praying for our husband's long life." She was referring to the festival of Karva Chauth where women break their fast after worshipping the moon.
Her husband Akshay Kumar, mother Dimple Kapadia, co-star Aamir Khan and one of her closest friends, filmmaker Karan Johar attended the book launch here on Tuesday to show their support.
The book launch also saw veteran actress Jaya Bachchan, Sussanne Khan and Sonali Bendre in attendance.

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