Kangana Ranaut is a renowned Indian actress and model appearing in Bollywood movies. She has successfully established herself in the industry as one of the highest paid actresses in B-town. She is the starrer of Box-office success “Queen” and is often known as Queen in Bollywood.

Kangana Ranaut is one of the biggest names in Bollywood and she has worked alongside with many famous actors like  Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgan and so on.

Early life

Kangana Ranaut was born to a Rajput family on 23rd March 1986 at Bhambla, Himachal Pradesh in India. She is the daughter of businessman Amardeep Ranaut and Asha Ranaut. She has two siblings; Rangoli and Akshat.


Kangana lived a simple and happy life in her early days. She did her schooling from DAV School in Chandigarh and decided to join medical field but later changed her mind. She was rebellious and believed in freedom to make choices, so she shifted to Delhi to pursue her goals. There she did some modeling but unsatisfied with that work, she joined Asmita Theatre Group aiming to be an actress. Her decision failed to satisfy her parents at first, however, the family reconciled after seeing her success in the film industry.

Kangana Ranaut ‘s Career and awards

Kangana made her acting debut from the romantic thriller, “Gangster” released in 2004 opposite to Emraan Hashmi and Shiney Ahuja. Despite her small age(17), she managed to portray her character so well that the movie became a box-office hit earning her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut along with many other awards and critical acclaims. Her other releases “Who Lamhe”(2006) and “Life in a Metro”(2007) earned her positive reviews but underperformed at the box-office.

Her remarkable performance as a supermodel in her another successful release, “Fashion”(2008) co-starring Priyanka Chopra made her career reach the climax earning many critical acclaims. She successfully grabbed many reputable awards including the National Film Award and Film fare Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She has played in movies like “Raaz: The Mystery Continues”(2009), “Once Upon a Time in Mumbai”(2010), “Tanu Weds Manu”(2011) that performed well at the box-office however her series of box-office flops like,”Game”(2011), “Double Dhamaal”(2011), “Rascals”(2011), “Tezz”(2012), threatened her rising career.

Kangan’s fluctuating career got establishment in B-town with Rakesh Roshan’s “Krrish 3”(2013) which became the highest grossing movie of all time. Similarly, her praiseworthy performance in the flicks “Queen”(2014), and “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”(2016) received many critical acclaims as both of her movies went box-office hit collecting huge revenue. She was garnered with many prestigious awards including National Film award and Filmfare award for Best Actress for her role in “Queen” and National Film Award and Filmfare critics Award for her role in “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”.

Apart from Hindi cinema, she has also appeared in Tamil (Dhaam Dhoom) and Telugu (Ek Niranjan) movies that also helped her prove her acting skills.


Her recent Bollywood flick was “Rangoon”(2017) co-starring Saif Ali Khan and Sahid Kapoor that however performed moderately at the box-office. She is all set for the movie “Simran” directed by Hansal Mehta that is soon to be released. It is also rumored that she will soon be making her directorial debut in the Bollywood industry.

In addition to this, Kangana is also passionate about dancing and is a trained Kathak Dancer. She has a well-maintained physique and loves doing yoga and gym.

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Caption: Kangana Ranaut with her BMW.

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Net worth

Kangana Ranaut has marked herself as one of the most paid actresses in Indian Cinema starring many box-office success movies. She has an estimated net worth of $10 million which she accumulates from movies, modeling, and various brand endorsements. She is the brand endorser of Red Tape and Alcatel Ice Mobiles.

She loves participating in various fashion shows and also formed a summer clothing line in collaboration with Vero Moda called ‘Venice Cruise’. She owns luxurious cars like BMW 7 series, Nissan Micra X-Shift that are listed in top brand cars in the world. She is the owner of many luxury apartments in India where she lives a lavish life.