Dec 292017

On the occasion of Bollywood actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna’s birthday today, we look back at instances from 2017 when her tweets won the internet! She is Mrs Funnybones, truly!

Boss Lady! 20 times Twinkle Khanna proved she is the 'Khiladi' of Twitter

Twinkle Khanna urged people to talk about menstruation

Twinkle Khanna, who is producing a film titled “Padman”, is campaigning to urge people to talk about menstruation

The importance of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is mostly neglected. Menstrual hygiene is a taboo subject; a topic that many women are uncomfortable discussing in public. “Girls and women continue to face significant challenges in managing menstruation – in a safe and hygienic manner because of low levels of awareness about menstruation and menstrual hygiene, lack of access to safe products, and lack of access to water, sanitation and hygiene services.

“Underlying this are widely held beliefs that consider menstruation to be polluting and menstruating girls and women as impure.”

Twinkle Khanna wanted to get away from her ‘pesky’ kids

We all know how Twinkle Khanna loves shooting from the hip. Often, Tina has got into trouble over her snarky, yet funny tweets. She has quite a considerable following on the popular micro-blogging site Twitter and is known for her funny and hilarious tweets. Popularly known as ‘Mrs Funnybones’, Twinkle Khanna has authored two books ‘Mrs Funnybones’ and ‘The Legend Of Laxmi Prasad’.

This time, a post of hers on Instagram is sure to raise eyebrows. She has posted a picture of hers from Paris with the caption “Home away from home for the next few days #Paris #ThanksAirbnb #NoPeskyKidsThankGod #LiveThere.”

Twinkle Khanna reportedly took a dig at her former co-stars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan

Twinkle Khanna has lauded her husband and national award-winning actor Akshay Kumar’s latest entertainer ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, saying the Bollywood box-office needed it to break free from constipation

“So even the box office needed this Toilet eventually to break free from its constipation — ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Kath’. Hit Hit Hooray,” tweeted Twinkle, who is known on social media as Mrs Funnybones.Twinkle’s post hinted at the lukewarm performance of films like “Jagga Jasoos” and superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s “Jab Harry Met Sejal”.

Twinkle Khanna shared a picture of a man defecating on thebeach , but stayed defiant after backlash

Twinkle Khanna received a lot of backlash on social media, when her picture of a man defecating on beach went viral. People slammed her on social media for being elitist and also called out her hypocrisy. People even accused her to be outraging the modesty of a man. Several op-eds were written about Twinkle Khanna’s apathy and raising genuine concerns about public defecation.

But Twinkle Khanna, seems to be defiant and even justified her tweet saying that it is not her fault if people found her tweet ‘sardonic’. She has even tweeted to an article criticising saying that if people can afford to drink with friends, they can afford to use public loos or buy a cup of tea in a restaurant and use the loo.

Twinkle Khanna supported her friend Hrithik Roshan, when he got dragged in a controversy by Kangana Ranaut

Twinkle Khanna took to Twitter to support Hrithik Roshan. She shared the star’s statements and wrote, “Godspeed My Friend.”

Twinkle Khanna supports Akshay Kumar in ‘bell bajao’ comment controversy

 Twinkle Khanna defended her husband, actor Akshay Kumar, in the wake Of a controversy which erupted after he passed what was seen as an off-colour remark at stand-up comic Mallika Dua. The colloquial word ‘bajao’ is believed to carry violent or sexual undertones.Twinkle, however, argued that “bajao” was a “phrase that both men and women use” and called it a “pun on the words and actions related to the ringing of the bell”.She posted a lengthy statement on Twitter, saying that she wanted to ‘address the controversy’ on the sets of ‘The Laughter Challenge. “It’s a colloquial phrase that both men and women use – for instance, ‘I am going to bajao him/her’ or I got bajaoed.’Red FM even has a tagline ‘Bajate Raho’ all without sexist connotations,” she said

Twinkle Khanna takes on ‘Bhai’ fans

Twinkle Khanna received flak on social media for ‘insulting’ Salman Khan in her column. Twinkle Khanna, in her satirical take on matrimonial ads for a daily newspaper, wrote, “Alliance Wanted For One Of India’s Oldest But Most Eligible Bachelors: Dashing, non-vegetarian, successful and muscular Khandani boy. Excellent in dance, drama and art. Girl must be pretty, slim and enjoy long drives off the beaten path. Bride must not be very talkative, as groom cannot tolerate any buck buck. Caste no bar. Contact”

This irked Salman Khan fans who trolled her on social media for taking a dig at ‘Bhai’. Some even threatened to boycott her husband Akshay Kumar’s films. 

Mrs Funnybones, however, had the perfect response to the trolls. Here’s what she wrote:

I write social,political satire-will not examine an ant & spare an elephant because I fear getting trampled by the herd #TrollProof#CarryOn

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
December 25, 2016

To all the Bhai fans ‘Merry Christmas’

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
December 25, 2016

‘Befikre’ Twinkle Khanna 

In her column for a newspaper, Twinkle Khanna gave her take on SC’s order on making national anthem mandatory at cinema halls. She wrote:

“But I still can’t wrap my head around how and why I am obliged to feel patriotic when I have merely booked tickets for ‘Befikre’, and am about to see Ranveer Singh in his tight red underwear.”

Feeling patriotic when you’ve booked tickets for Befikre and are about to see Ranveer Singh in his red underwear?

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
December 11, 2016

Twinkle Khanna takes a dig at PM Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move

Twinkle Khanna took a funny jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move by posting a picture of ‘currency’ that could be the new Rs 500 note and Rs 2 coin by 2018.

Someone tells me-2018 this will be the Rs500 note and Rs2 coin-Under given circumstances-probable or they just taking the Mickey out of me!

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
December 4, 2016

Twinkle Khanna becomes victim of autocorrect

Twinkle Khanna was texting one of her friends and complimented her for looking beautiful in a white dress. Autocorrect, however, had something else to say!

Why does this happen only to me ? Autocorrect I hate you!

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
November 21, 2016

Twinkle Khanna’s take on Karva Chauth

These days by 40 u could be on the way to your 2nd marriage so what’s the point of fasting-don’t need the men to last that long anymore:)

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
October 19, 2016

That is a possibility-so I checked longevity records-100 countries where men without anyone fasting for them live longer than Indian men:)

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
October 19, 2016

Twinkle Khanna on why she won’t change her surname to ‘Kumar’

A lot of people bring this up,though not as stridently as this gentleman-Khanna it will always be

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
September 20, 2016

Twinkle Khanna takes a jibe at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s infamous comment on Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai winning a Nobel prize

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar had said, “Nowadays there is no value to the Nobel prize. When you award it to a 16-year-old girl who hasn’t done anything, what value is left? It has become a political joke.”

Twinkle tweeted: “Sri Sri got his nobel foot and half beard stuck in his mouth in a yogic pose that Baba Ramdev perfected a while ago #HolyMenAndHairyTales”

Soon after, all hell broke loose as several followers of Sri Sri’s Art of Living course started trolling her.

Twinkle was quick to delete the tweet and apologise with another post saying, “Didn’t mean to hurt anyone’s feelings was meant to be a joke and am old enough to accept an error of judgement on my part (sic).”

Art of living teacher practising Art of intimidation? Didn’t like my joke diss me-drag my husband,boycott etc #Shame

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
May 8, 2016

Twitter users were quick to react to the episode and backed Twinkle Khanna for her comments.

Twinkle Khanna’s tip for married men

Well written @mrsfunnybones , had to read the legend of Lakshmi Prasad, after a lost bet with wife, can’t seem to put it down now. KudosðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ?ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ?

— pranish karna (@mepranish01)
November 21, 2016

Err..your wife seems to be a fine woman if she forces you to read books -Kindly don’t lose her and stick to losing bets 🙂

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
November 21, 2016

Twinkle Khanna trolls Chris Martin over Coldplay’s new music video

Waiting for someone to point out how Chris Martin is secretly a member of the RSS !

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
January 30, 2016

Twinkle Khanna’s ‘self-evaluation’ is on point!

Alarmed at the prospect of having to face the onslaught of my legendary acting skills? Nah!only behind the camera:)

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
December 14, 2016

Check out other popular tweets by Twinkle Khanna:

Getting trolled by the baby about my name-‘Twinkle Twinkle If you are a little star why don’t you live in the sky’ Good grief !

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
August 2, 2016

Son’To conserve water let’s have bucket baths’
I buy the buckets.
Son’To save more water let’s bathe on alternate days’ #BangingHeadOnBucket

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
May 15, 2016

Me:Can I get an appointment with the Dr for my niece?
Me: 11
Receptionist: Male niece or female niece ? #WeAreLikeThisOnly

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
May 17, 2016

Pakistan doesn’t need nuclear weapons they can just drop this purple bomb on us

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
April 9, 2016

Guess who came over for dinner last night?Now I have to stop saying that I have no Willpower:)

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
August 29, 2016

Sometimes I have a day that seems exactly out of the pages of MrsFunnybones

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
August 6, 2016

Navigating through a maze of craters on the lunar surface

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
September 18, 2016

Donald Duck waddling to the White House doesn’t seem to be just a surreal nightmare. Misogyny plays its trump card and wins..

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
November 9, 2016

‘Ignorant,sexist,racist but jeez thank God ,not a feminist!’ said the birdbrained followers as they flapped their wings for Donald Duck ..

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
November 9, 2016

I am doing my bit on Koffee with Karan while Trump and Chanakya are doing their stint on Koughing with Kejriwal:)

— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones)
November 13, 2016

Have we missed out on any of your favourite tweets by Twinkle Khanna this year? Tell us in comments below!

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