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Padma Khanna Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 31, 2020

Short Biography

Padma Khanna was born on 10-03-1949 in Varanasi in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress, Dancer & Film Director who known for her work in Hindi, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Punjabi and Marathi films.

Other Name: Padma Khanna Sidana, Padma Sidana
Other Professions: Television Actress Dancer Film Director
Appearance: Bollywood Bhojpuri Gujarati Punjabi Marathi

Padma Khanna Complete Bio & Career

Padma at the young age of 7 started learning Kathak under the guidance of Birju Maharaj. Veteran Actress Vyjayanathi Mala and Padmini introduced Padma to the film industry. She started her acting career with the Bhojpuri film Bhaiyya in 1961. She was in the film as a child artist and was just 12 years old. At 13, she was selected to play the title role in the maiden released Bhojpuri film titled Ganga Maiyya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo. After acting in a couple of Bhojpuri films, she left to Banaras as she believed films are not her cup of tea. The veteran dancer Gopi Kishan insisted her and brought her back to cinema field.
On her return, she played village girl roles in famous films like Baharon Ke Sapne, Rahgir, Saaz Aur Awaaz, Aashirwad and Heer Ranjha among others. She got her first major break when the noted director Goldie offered her to do an item number for his film Johny Mera Naam. The item song made her a household name and is still remembered by her fans. She is best-known for her performance in the hit film Saudagar where she was cast opposite legendary Amitabh Bachchan. The famous song of the film Sajna Hai Mujhe picturized on her is still remembered. She was mostly seen in the role of dancers and has danced in over 500 films from the 1970s to early 80s. Besides Bhojpuri and Hindi language films, she has also acted in Marathi, Punjabi, and Gujarati language films. However she is best remembered for playing the role of Kaikeyi in the epic series Ramayan.
In addition to acting, Padma Khanna has also directed the Bhojpuri film titled Nahir Hutal Jaya in the year 2004.

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Padma Khanna Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was married to the late director Jagdish L Sadhana. The couple had a son named Akshar Sidana and a daughter, Neha Sidana.

Life's Important Dates Of Padma Khanna

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Patna
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Dancing
Marital Status Widow
Debut Bhojpuri Film - Bhaiyya (1961)
Bollywood Film - Biwi Aur Makaan (1966)
Best Movies Heer Raanjha (1970), Pakeezah (1972), Saudagar (1973), Hera Pheri (1976), and Anubhav (1986) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Actress Meena Kumari
Favorite Actor Dilip Kumar

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Padma Khanna

  • She started off her career by acting Bhojpuri film.
  • At the age of 7, she started taking Kathak classes from Birju Maharaj.
  • In addition to acting, she also tried her hands at direction and directed a Bhojpuri film titled Nahir Hutal Jaya in the year 2004.

Padma Khanna Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

73 years, 3months, 15 days old age Padma Khanna will turn 74 on 10 March, 2023. Only 8 months, 12 days, 16 hours,31 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Padma Khanna has celebrated the total number of 73 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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