Kangana Ranaut Biography

Kangana Ranaut (born 20 March 1987) is an Indian actress who acts in Bollywood films. She made her Bollywood debut in 2006 in Gangster. She won both a Filmfare and a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as a troubled model in Fashion (2008).

Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut
Early life
Kangana Ranaut was born to Asha, a school teacher, and Amardeep, a businessman, in a Himachali family. She has an elder sister, Rangoli and a younger brother, Akshit. She was born in a small town called Bhambla in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her family lives in Mandi.

Kangana Ranaut did her schooling in [Dehradun], from DAV model school Sector 15. She took admission in Government College for Girls Sector 11, in Bachelors of Arts program. After a few months of college, she moved to Delhi to become a model and joined the Elite Modelling Agency in 2003.

Theatre career
Kangana Ranaut started her career as a theatre actor in Delhi with the Asmita Theatre Group She trained under eminent theatre director Arvind Gaur. She participated in his theatre workshop at India Habitat Centre and acted in several plays. Her first play with Arvind Gaur was Girish Karnad's Taledanda (Rakt-Kalyan).

Film career
Kangana Ranaut joined Asha Chandra's course in 2004 to brush herself to face camera. Kangana Ranaut moved to Mumbai to try her luck in movies. In September 2005, Anurag Basu spotted her in a cafe in Mumbai, and offered her the lead role in Gangster, which she accepted. Released in 2006, the film became both critically and commercially successful and her performance was especially applauded. This was followed by another acclaimed performance in Woh Lamhe (2006).

Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut
Later, Kangana Ranaut starred in Anurag Basu's Life In A... Metro. Her performance in the film earned her rave reviews. She also starred in Shakalaka Boom Boom (2007) as an aspiring singer. Her next film, Fashion, starring Priyanka Chopra and Mugdha Godse, was released in 2008. The film, portraying the dark side of the fashion world, was a critical success, and Kangana Ranaut's portrayal of a supermodel who loses everything to drugs gained her widespread praise, fetching her various awards, including the prestigious Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award and National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Kangana Ranaut's last successful film was a thriller Raaz - The Mystery Continues with Emraan Hashmi. The movie has been a commercial success and was declared as first reasonable hit of 2009. Her next release was Vaada Raha with Bobby Deol. She starred in Ek Niranjan, a Telugu film directed by Puri Jagannadh, whose previous film Pokiri has been remade in Hindi as Wanted. In 2010 Kangana Ranaut was seen in a guest appearance opposite Hrithik Roshan in Kites, and starred in a leading role alongside Ajay Devgan in one of the years most successful outings Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai which turned out be both a critical and commercial success.

2011 has seen a flying start for Kangana Ranaut as she has enjoyed the success of her film Tanu Weds Manu a romantic comedy that has become the surprise hit of the year. Currently she is one of the most successful and sought after actresses in Indian cinema with numerous films in the pipeline which are at different stages of production. The highly anticipated comedy sequel Double Dhamaal is set to be her next release.

Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut

Asian Festival of First Films, Best Actress, Gangster
Filmfare Best Female Debut Award, Gangster
Filmfare Fairever Fresh Face of the Year Award, Gangster
IIFA Best Female Debut Award, Gangster
Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female, Gangster
Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut, Gangster
Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow - Female, Gangster
Bollywood Movie Award - Best Female Debut, Gangster

Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award (Female), Life in a... Metro

National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress,Fashion
Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award, Fashion
IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award, Fashion
Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award, Fashion
Apsara Awards Best Supporting Actress , Fashion

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