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Vikas Khanna

The 45-year-old Michelin starred Indian chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer Vikas Khanna is one of the leading personalities not only in India but is famous among the global audience too. His childhood love for cooking took him from the streets of Punjab to work with the Taj, Oberoi, Welcomgroup, and Leela Group of Hotels and with some of the most influential chefs of the world including Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Based in New York, Khanna was referred to as the "The Hottest Chef of America" and got his name on the list of the Sexiest Men Alive in the People magazine in 2011. Though entering the Indian television a little later in his career, it did not take time for him to become Indian audience's favorite chef too. It all began with Masterchef-2. He later appeared in the following three seasons too. As a lesser known fact to many, he is also involved with charitable and social welfare organizations like South Asian Kid's Infinite Vision (SAKIV) and Smile Foundation.


Chef Vikas Khanna's apt reply to US Senate candidate's 'third-world migrants' tweet wins praise

October 13, 2020 7:05 pm

Clearly displeased with Witzke's tweet, the 48-year-old chef decided to respond to her post by sharing his achievements as a "third world migrant" to prove her wrong.

Penguin Random House India to publish book on Vikas Khanna's Feed India initiative

September 22, 2020 1:31 pm

"Feed India is a symbol of solidarity. When we come together, there is no issue we can’t resolve. Providing more than 30 million meals from thousands of miles away is proof. I am proud to share this journey in Kitchens of Gratitude," he said

Vikas Khanna on The Last Color's Oscar journey: My self belief has grown manifold

January 13, 2020 2:47 pm

Michelin star chef Vikas Khanna on his film The Last Color being in the running for a Best Picture nomination at Oscars 2020.

Vikas Khanna on Bigg Boss 13 visit: There is something special about Sidharth Shukla

January 10, 2020 6:11 pm

Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna will judge Bigg Boss 13 contestants on their cooking abilities.

Oscars 2020: Neena Gupta's The Last Color in the running for Best Picture nomination

January 02, 2020 10:36 am

The Last Color, starring National Award-winning actor Neena Gupta, is among 344 feature films in the running for a nomination in the Best Picture category for the 2020 Academy Awards.

Michelin-Star chef Vikas Khanna's directorial debut screened at UN

July 14, 2019 11:42 am

On the screening of the movie, Khanna said that his work being showcased at the UN “is one of the highest compliments” and he is proud that through the film, there can be a conversation about widows, and their empowerment.

Chef Vikas Khanna reunites with Muslim family that sheltered him during Mumbai riots

June 14, 2018 12:53 pm

In 2017, Vikas Khanna had revealed in an interview about how he has been observing a day's fast every year during Ramadan for a Muslim family that gave him shelter during the Mumbai riots of 1992. This year, he has been reunited with the family.

Chef Vikas Khanna launches book 'A Tree Named Ganga'; leads 'Gift a Tree' campaign

November 16, 2017 7:21 pm

Chef Vikas Khanna launched his 28th book 'A Tree Named Ganga' and led the campaign 'Gift a Tree', with more than 250 schoolchildren by planting saplings in Delhi. 

VIDEO: Punjabi man, who can float for 13 hrs, impresses Vikas Khanna with ability to eat, drink while floating

October 29, 2017 1:09 pm

"Had to be about food when coming from my hometown," read a part of Vikas Khanna's Instagram post that also contained a video of Jhujar Singh floating in water with onlookers around him.

Vikas Khanna's post of this guy's brilliant 'fashion life hack' has left Twitterati in splits

October 26, 2017 7:17 pm

Renowned chef Vikas Khanna shared an interesting life hack for all those who need a formal picture for their CVs but don't have the right outfit. And the tip is as witty as it is hilarious.


Kitchen, Khanna & Konversations: When Vicky Kaushal ate grasshoppers

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Vicky Kaushal will be a guest on Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna's show Kitchen, Khanna & Konversations. In this exclusive video, the Uri actor reveals his strangest food experience. Kaushal also talks about his meal plan for a day.