Twinkle Khanna called out all the bookworms on Instagram to help her start a new trend of matching clothes with novels in a new Reel on Sunday. The author shared some colorful books and matched her blouses to their covers. In the short video, the columnist asked everyone to be their “best over-the-top book influencer” and “brag a little.” Actor Hrithik Roshan was among those who commented on Twinkle’s post, while others praised her idea and shared their current book readings as she asked. (Read also: Akshay Kumar says he and Twinkle Khanna are ‘stuck together’ in wedding anniversary post)
Twinkle shared on Instagram: “New trend alert? This one’s for all you #bookstagrammers (stack of book emoji) Bookworms: The word conjures up a tribe of dull, quiet people. Maybe it’s time to close the book on that cliché and give it a ham Try it. Do your best over-the-top book influencer act and tag @tweakindia Drop a (red heart emoji) or share your current read with us in the comments below. #ootd #bookstagram.”
In the Reel, the author and columnist can be seen posing and dancing with books by Roald Dahl and Ruskin Bond. She can be seen wearing a pink neon shirt, then a dark orange printed shirt and a bright green blouse in blue jeans, along with several books.
Hrithik Roshan, who also liked her post, commented, “Hahaha cute.” Jewelry designer Farah Khan Ali shared, “Looking good T (heart eye emojis).” One fan replied, “You’re a true book influencer, they’re twinkling with mind-bending desires.” While another joked, “Books are the sexiest accessories. Probably not when you’re reading – how to kill your family.” Many others shared what they were reading right now.
The former actor began writing humorous columns about life in a newspaper. She then transitioned into authorship with her first book, Mrs Funnybones in 2015, which quickly led to her becoming a bestseller and earning many awards. She then wrote the fiction novels The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad in 2016 and Pajamas are Forgiving in 2018.
Twinkle has also produced films like Tees Maar Khan (2010), Khiladi 786 (2013) and Pad Man (2018) and also works as an interior designer. She is currently doing her Masters in Fiction Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London.