Taapsee Pannu is a well known South Indian actress, who has made her mark in the Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam film industry. She has also been part of a few Bollywood movies. She is one of those actresses who started her career as a model, but soon climbed the ladder of success to a path which led to acting industry.
Income Sources: Taapsee is a famous actress in the South Indian film industry and she gets a remuneration of nearly Rs 70 lakh per movie. She has endorsed a number of leading brands during her modeling career, which include the likes of Coca Cola, Airtel, Dabur, Tata Docomo, Reliance Trends, Motorola, PVR Cinemas, Havells, Uni Style Image, World Gold Council, Pantaloons and Standard Chartered Bank, to name just a few.
Born: 1st August, 1987 (27 years old)
Marital Status: Had a relationship with actor Mahat Raghavendra, but the couple parted ways. Currently, she is dating badminton player, Mathias Boe from Denmark.
Height/Weight: 5feet 7 inches, 58 kg
Taapsee Pannu hails from a Sikh family and was born in Delhi, where she did her schooling from Mata Jai Kaur Public School. She got a software engineering degree from Guru Teg Bahadur Institute of Technology in the city and started a job in the IT industry. But destiny had some other plans for her and she started a career in modeling after receiving some prestigious offers. She went on to win the titles of “Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face” and “Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin” in the year 2008. Later, she was roped in for a show called “Get Gorgeous” on Channel V, which opened the doors of acting industry for her. Taapsee Pannu has a younger sister called Shagun, who is also aspiring to make a successful career in the film industry, just like her elder sister.
After appearing in a number of talent shows and beauty pageants and also having a successful career as a professional model, Taapsee Pannu decided to try her hands at acting. Her acting debut came in 2010, with a Telugu movie called “Jhummandi Naadam”, and there was no looking back for her after that. She went on to give brilliant performances in numerous Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies, including “Aadukalam” (Tamil”, a film which won six national awards. Her wonderful performance in another Tamil movie “Arrambam” fetched her, the Most Enthusiastic Performer-Female Award at the Edison Awards 2014. Some other hits of this acclaimed actress include “Mr Perfect”, “Veera”, “Mogudu”, “Doubles”, “”Shadow” and “Vai Raja Vai”. Taapsee has also entered the Hindi film industry, making her debut with a movie called “Chashme Baddoor” in 2013. She also featured in the 2015 hit called “Baby”, in which she co starred with ace actor Akshay Kumar. The movie fetched her rave reviews and she is now a well known face in Bollywood too. She will soon be seen in two other Hindi films, “Agra ka Daabra” and “Running Shaadi.com”.