Padma Khanna (Actress) Age, Husband, Biography & More

Padma Khanna


Full NamePadma Khanna
Famous RoleKaikeyi in TV serial Ramayan (1987-1988)
Padma Khanna as Kaikeyi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)35-32-39
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 March 1949
Age (as in 2017) 68 Years
Birth PlaceVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Education QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm: Bhaiya (Bhojpuri, 1961), Biwi Aur Makaan (Bollywood, 1966), Gher Gher Maati na chula (Gujarati, 1977), Rajaputra Rahasyam (Telugu, 1978), Jindri Yaar Di (Punjabi, 1978), Devta (Marathi, 1983)
TV: Metha Zaher (Hindi)
FamilyNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite ActressSridevi
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusWidowed
Marriage DateYear- 1986
Affair/BoyfriendNot Known
HusbandLate Jagdish L. Sidana (Film Director)
ChildrenDaughter- Neha Sidana (Dancer & Choreographer)
Son- Akshar Sidana (Stage performer & Actor)
Padma Khanna with her husband and children


PadmaSome Lesser Known Facts About Padma Khanna

  • Does Padma Khanna smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Padma Khanna drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • 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.
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