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Biography for Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut

Birthdate: 23 March 1987

Birth Place: Bhambla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Height in feet: 5 feet 7 Inches

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Sun Sign: Pisces

Occupation: Model, Bollywood Actress

Marital Status: Single

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Kangna Ranaut born 23 Mar 1987 is a small town an Indian model and actress who appears mostly in Hindi films. She also joined Asha Chandra`s acting school to groom her acting skills. In between she also toured Mumbai to try her luck in the tinsel town but then returned to Delhi to complete her studies. After struggling for about two years she was spotted by Anurag Basu who gave her the big break.


She completed her School at the DAV School, in chandigarh.After completing her schooling she attended Science College in Simla.Her dream of being a model brought her to Delhi, where she joined Elite Modelling Agency.

Family Background

Her father was a businessman and contractor, her mom, Asha, is a school-teacher. She has two sisters, eldest one is Rangoli, and she has a brother, Akshit, who is about a year younger than her. Her grandfather was an IAS Officer. Kangana spent her childhood in Dehra Dun and studied in DAV's High School where she participated in many debates, Elocutions, and was a basket-ball player.

Acting Career

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. She made her acting debut in 2006 with a leading role in Gangster.

Kangana starred in yet another Anurag Basu project, the hit film Life In A... Metro, as a confused girl who is looking for a real love. 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 side of the fashion world, was a critical success, and Ranaut's portrayal of a supermodel who loses everything on drug abuse gained her widespread praise. Her latest film is the a leading actress of Hindi cinema with a role in the box office hit "Queen" 2014.


1. Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award.

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