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Kangana Ranaut

Actress | * 03/23/1986 (38) | Bhambla, Himachal Pradesh (India)
Kangna Amardeep Ranaut (pronounced [kəŋɡənaː raːɳoːʈʰ]; born 23 March 1987) is an Indian actress, filmmaker and politician serving as a Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Mandi since June 2024. Known for her portrayals of strong-willed, unconventional women in female-led Hindi films, she is the recipient of several awards, including four National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards, and has featured six times in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list. In 2020, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri, the country's fourth-highest civilian award. At the age of sixteen, Ranaut briefly took up modelling before being trained under theatre director Arvind Gaur. She made her film debut in the 2006 thriller Gangster, for which she was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, and received praise for portraying emotionally intense characters in the dramas Woh Lamhe... (2006), Life in a... Metro (2007) and Fashion (2008). For the last of these, she won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. She appeared in the commercia... ()
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Kangana Ranaut is an Indian film actress. She has established a career in Bollywood and is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. Ranaut is particularly known in the media for expressing her honest opinions in public and is frequently credited as one of the most Fashionable Indian celebrities. She is the recipient of several awards, including three National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards in four categories.Ranaut made her feature film debut in the 2006 thriller Gangster, for which she was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She received praise for portraying emotionally intense characters in the dramas Woh Lamhe (2006), Life in a... Metro (2007) and Fashion (2008). For the last of these, she won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Filmfare Award in the same category.In 2015, Ranaut portrayed a dual role in Tanu Weds Manu Returns, the most successful Bollywood film featuring a female protagonist, for which she won a Filmfare Critics Award and a second consecutive National Film Award for Best Actress.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Kangana Ranaut

Filmfare Awards National Film Award for Best Actress National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress Padma Shri in Arts Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Movies with Kangana Ranaut as Actress(40)

as Indira Gandhi2024 Emergency
as Chandramukhi2023 Chandramukhi 2
2023 Tejas
as Agent Agni2022 Dhaakad
as 'Amma' J. Jayalalithaa2021 Thalaivii
as Jaya Nigam2020 Panga
as Manikarnika / Rani Lakshmibai2019 Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
as Bobby Grewal2019 Judgementall Hai Kya
as Praful Patel2017 Simran
as Miss Julia2017 Rangoon
as Payal Ahuja2015 Katti Batti
as Tanuja 'Tanu' Trivedi & Kumari 'Kusum' Sangwan2015 Tanu Weds Manu: Returns
as Tikku Verma2015 I Love NY
as Alka Singh2014 Revolver Rani
as Maya2014 Ungli
as Rani (Queen)2014 Queen
as Vidya Joshi2013 Shootout at Wadala
as Rajjo2013 Rajjo
as Kaya2013 Krrish 3
as Nikita Malhotra2012 Tezz
as Anishka Srivastava2011 Miley Naa Miley Hum
as Kushi2011 Rascals
as Kiya Nayak2011 Double Dhamaal
as Tanuja "Tanu" Trivedi2011 Tanu Weds Manu
as Sia Agnihotri2011 Game
as Kiran2011 Ready
as Sanjana2010 No Problem
as Rehana Shergill2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
as Nidhi Srivastava2010 Knock Out
as Gina (Special Appearance)2010 Kites
as Nandita Chopra2009 Raaz: The Mystery Continues...
as Sameera2009 Ek Niranjan
as Shenba2008 Dhaam Dhoom
as Shonali Gujral2008 Fashion
as Neha2007 Life in a Metro
as Sana Azim2006 Woh Lamhe
as Simran2006 Gangster

TV Shows/Series with Kangana Ranaut as Actress(9)

as Host2022 Lock Upp
as herself2016 The Kapil Sharma Show
as herself2012 Satyamev Jayate
as herself2011 India's Most Desirable
as herself2008 Oye! It's Friday!
as herself2004 Koffee with Karan
as herself1992 Aap Ki Adalat

Movies with Kangana Ranaut as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2024 Emergency
Production/Producer2024 Emergency
Writing/Story2024 Emergency
Production/Producer2023 Tiku Weds Sheru
Directing/Director2019 Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
Writing/Story2017 Simran
Writing/Dialogue2014 Queen

Citizenship: India
Born: Sunday, 03/23 1986 (March) in Bhambla, Himachal Pradesh (India) (current age: 38 years + 81 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: Hindi (HI)
Educated at: New York Film Academy
Siblings: Rangoli Chandel
Other names for Kangana Ranaut (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Kangna Ranaut"
Kangana Ranaut frequently works together with these people:
Kiku Sharda (15x, Actor)
Sunidhi Chauhan (13x, Crew)
Pritam Chakraborty (10x, Crew)
KK (9x, Crew)
Kapil Sharma (9x, Actor)
Rajat Poddar (8x, Crew)
Anurag Basu (8x, Crew)
Shaan (8x, Crew)
Sanjay Dutt (7x, Actor)
Salman Khan (7x, Actor)
Anand Raj Anand (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:258885, Added: 08/09/2018, Last updated: 06/08/2024