Despite a leg deformity, chef Vikas Khanna from Amritsar, India, was inspired by his grandmother's cooking and upbringing in her kitchen to become renowned.
Renowned chef Vikas Khanna was honored by GD Goenka University for his philanthropy in culinary arts. He studied at the Culinary Institute of America and NYU.
Vikas Khanna worked at Salaam Bombay and The Café at the Rubin Museum before joining Michelin-starred Junoon, praised by The New York Times.
Vikas Khanna hosted six seasons of MasterChef India and was a guest judge on MasterChef Australia Season 6. He also hosted four seasons of Twist of Taste on Fox Life.
Khanna advised Purnima on Kitchen Nightmares and judged on Hell's Kitchen, Throwdown! and The Martha Stewart Show as an expert in Indian cuisine.
Khanna's documentary series, Holy Kitchens, delves into the link between religion and food. It has been presented at Ivy League universities and film festivals worldwide.
The Last Color, a debut film, depicts the plight of Banaras' homeless. Starring Neena Gupta, it screened at Cannes and was shortlisted for the 2020 Oscars.
SAKIV, Khanna's foundation, addresses urgent crises like Tsunami Relief and Gulf Coast Hurricanes. It partners with Save the Children and hosts global events, even at iconic sites.
In 2018, Khanna founded India's first culinary museum. His charity "Cooking for Life" partners with chefs globally. He cooked for Obama in 2012.
Khanna, Smile Foundation's goodwill ambassador, raises $1M for malnutrition in India. "Feed India" initiative, backed by Pepsi and others, aids COVID-19 victims.
Adipurush's poster release on Ram Navami has fueled fans' anticipation for the film, as they express their excitement and impatience on social media.