About Kangana Ranaut

Birth Name: Kangana Ranaut
    

This Himachali girl pierced into Bollywood with Mahesh Bhatt's Gangster. Since then Kangna has grown as an actress over the years.

Date Of Birth: 20 March, 1987

Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Biography:

Kangana Ranaut was born in a small town called in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her mother Asha is a school teacher, and her father Amardeep, a businessman. She has an elder sister, Rangoli and a younger brother, Akshit.

Kangana spent her childhood in Dehra Dun and studied in DAV's High School. After completing her schooling, she attended Science College in Simla. She was enrolled in the Elite School of Modeling, and also tried some theater acting in Delhi and was a member of the Smita Theater Group under Arvind Gaur.

She is also a trained Kathak dancer.

She decided to re-locate to Bombay, and lived in a flat in Yari Road, Versova. Then during September 2005, she was spotted drinking coffee in a caf by Film-maker Anurag Basu, who approached her, and eventually signed her up for a lead role in 'Gangster' which was released during the year 2006.

In 2008 she did Fashion directed by Madhur Bhandarker starring Priyanka Chopra in the lead. Kangana's portrayal of a supermodel fetched her various awards, including the prestigious Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award and National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Her last successful film was Tanu Weds Manu (2011) a romantic comedy that was a box office success.

Controversy:

She was in when she appeared nude for the cover of a film magazine. She said that there is nothing wrong with the pictures because she has body suits with no vital organs seen. She added that she hasn't posted nude. In spite of the all the rumour has created, she is not disappointed because she knows that this is part of her profession.

Box Office Collection:

Fashion: Rs 36.75 crores (Total Gross Collection)

Tanu Weds Manu: Rs 54.50 crore (Total Gross Collection)

Fashion:

Bold and beautiful Kangana Ranaut rarely makes a fashion faux pas.

She is often seen dressed perfectly in lovely attires with her perfect curls, and exquisite dresses.

Filmography:

As An Actor

    I Love New Year (December 23, 2011) (Under Production) Tezz (November 11, 2011) (Under Production) Rascals (October 6, 2011) (Under Production) Double Dhamaal (June 24, 2011) (Released) ... Kiya Ready (June 3, 2011) (Released) ... Kiran (Special Appearance) Game (April 1, 2011) (Released) ... Sia Agnihotri Tanu Weds Manu (February 25, 2011) (Released) ... Tanuja Trivedi Remake Of Shikshanacha Aaicha Gho (2011) (To Go On Floor) One & Only (2011) (Completed) Midnight'S Children (2011) (Under Production) ... Emerald Power (2011) (Under Production) No Problem (December 10, 2010) (Released) ... Sanjana Knock Out (October 15, 2010) (Released) ... Nidhi Srivastava Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai (July 30, 2010) (Released) ... Rehana Kites (May 21, 2010) (Released) ... Gina Grover Vaada Raha... I Promise (September 11, 2009) (Released) ... Nalini Raaz - The Mystery Continues (January 23, 2009) (Released) ... Nandita Fashion (October 29, 2008) (Released) ... Shonali Gujral Life In A... Metro (May 11, 2007) (Released) ... Neha Shakalaka Boom Boom (April 6, 2007) (Released) ... Ruhi Woh Lamhe (September 29, 2006) (Released) ... Sana Azim Gangster (April 28, 2006) (Released) ... Simran
  1. I Love You Boss (2004)

Awards:

Winner: Stardust Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Winner: IIFA Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Winner: Apsara Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Winner: Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance - Female (2008)

Movie: Life In A... Metro

Winner: Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female (2007)

Movie: Gangster

Winner: Zee Cine Award for Most Promising Debut - Female (2007)

Movie: Gangster

Winner: Zee Cine Award for Most Promising Debut - Female (2007)

Movie: Woh Lamhe

Winner: Global Indian Film Awards for Best Debut Actress (2006)

Movie: Gangster

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Female Debutante (2006)

Movie: Gangster

Nominated: Stardust Award for Best Actress - Thriller/ Action (2011)

Movie: Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai

Nominated: The Global Indian Film And Television Honors for Best Actor In A Supporting Role - Female (2011)

Movie: Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai

Nominated: The Global Indian Film And Television Honors for Best Actor In A Supporting Role - Female (2011)

Movie: Fashion

Nominated: Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female (2007)

Movie: Woh Lamhe

Nominated: IIFA Award for Best Actress (2007)

Movie: Gangster

Nominated: Global Indian Film Awards for Best Actress (2006)

Movie: Gangster

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