Kangana Ranaut is one of the most beautiful, talented and versatile actresses in Bollywood at present, who has reached great heights in a short span of time. Starting her career as a B grade actress, Kangana scaled great heights at a very rapid pace.
Net Worth: $ 10 million
Income Sources: Kangana Ranaut is one of the top rated actresses in the Hindi film industry today, who is paid Rs 5-6 crores per movie. She also makes money from modeling and brand endorsements and some of the leading brands which have been endorsed by her include Red Tape and Alcatel Ice Mobiles. She has also been seen featuring in a number of fashion shows.
Born: 23rd March, 1987 (27 years old)
Height/Weight: 5 feet 8 inches, 53 kg
Marital Status: At the beginning of her career, Kangana had a controversial affair with Aditya Pancholi, who was much older than her but they separated and Kangana was in a relationship with actor Adhyayan Suman, son of Shekhar Suman. They had a break up and Kangana was involved with a UK based doctor, Nicholas Lafferty, but this relationship too ended as Kangana did not want to make any commitment. Currently, she is single.
Kangana Ranaut was born in Bhambla village of Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh and her father Amardeep is a businessman, while her mother Asha is a school teacher. She has a sister and brother in her family. Her sister, Rangoli has been a victim of acid attack and lives with her in Mumbai. Kangana did her schooling from DAV School, Dehradun and was an avid speaker, participating in debate competitions. She later joined the Science College in Simla, from where she dropped out to start her modeling career as a part of Elle Modeling Agency in 2003. Besides excelling in acting, Kangana is a trained Kathak dancer. She has sometimes been criticized for being outspoken in the public and in front of the media. She has a luxurious lifestyle and drives around in a BMW 7 Series car.
Kangana Ranaut came to Delhi at the young age of 16 years, with dreams in her eyes and became a leading model there. but her aspirations went beyond modeling and she trained under Arvind Gaur, a leading theater director. She made her acting debut in 2006 with a film called “Gangster’, which starred her opposite serial kisser Emraan Hashmi. The film fetched her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and established her as a serious actress in the industry, who had the capability to play the most complex characters. She further proved her mettle with outstanding performances in “Woh Lamhe”, “Life in a….Metro’, “Once Upon a Time in Mumbai’, “Raaz: The Mystery Continues” and “Tanu weds Manu”. The gem of her career is “Fashion’, a 2008 release which fetched her the prestigious National Award for Best Supporting Actress in addition to the Filmfare Award in the same category. Some other notable performances of this versatile actress include the negative role of a mutant in the 2013 science fiction movie “Krrish 3” and also that of the protagonist in the 2014 movie called “Queen”, a small budget movie which became one of the biggest hits of the year and made Kangana one of the most sought after actresses in the industry. Besides being acclaimed for her acting talent, Kangana Ranaut has always been admired for her flawless natural beauty and her wonderful fashion sense, which makes her one of the most stylish celebrities of the country.