Most interesting facts about Kangana Ranaut

Top 10 interesting facts about Kangana Ranaut

  • The real name of Kangana is, ‘Kangana Amardeep Ranaut’. And her nickname is Arshad.
  • She was born on 23 March 1987 in Bhambla, Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh.
  • Kangana’s mother Asha is a teacher of Sanskrit and her father is a businessman.
  • Kangna has a younger sister, Rangoli, who was attacked with acid in 2005.
  • Rangoli lives with Kangana in Mumbai and has fully recovered.
  • Kangana was forced to leave the family home in Himachal Pradesh as her father wasn’t happy with her decision of becoming an actress.
  • She did not even receive any financial assistance from her family members throughout the years of her struggle.
  • She was planning to become a doctor but did not appear for AIPMT after failing in Chemistry unit test in Class 12.
  • Kangana arrived in Delhi at age 16 and started modelling for France-based Elite Modelling Agency.
  • She left modelling to join Asmita Theatre group.
  • Kangana performed in a number of plays directed by Arvind Gaur.
  • Kangana was picked by Pahlaj Nihalani for ‘I Love You Boss’ in 2004 but she dropped out of it to debut with ‘Gangster’.
  • kangana ranaut debuted in Gangster
  • Gangster’ producer Mahesh Bhatt thought Kangana is too young to play the role.
  • Chitrangada Singh was signed for the lead role, but she became unavailable and Kangana was eventually signed.
  • In 2007, she filed a police complaint against Aditya Pancholi.
  • Kangana complained that Pancholi assaulted her. Pancholi said that the two had an affair.
  • She played serious or neurotic characters in seven consecutive Hindi films till 2010.
  • Her first comic role was in ‘No Problem’ and in 2011, she did ‘Tanu Weds Manu’.
  • Kangana won her first of three National Awards for 2008 film ‘Fashion’.
  • She was awarded for Best Supporting Actress while Priyanka Chopra took the Best Actress National Award for the same film.
  • She was in a relationship with Shekhar Suman’s son Adhyayan Suman from 2008-2009.
  • The two also starred in one movie: ‘Raaz: The Mystery Continues’.
  • Kangana is only the third actress in history of Indian cinema to win two back-to-back Best Actress National Awards.
  • She won her first Best Actress National Award for ‘Queen’ in 2015 and the second for ‘Tanu Weds Manu 2’ in 2016.
  • The other two actresses who won back-to-back National Award Best Actress are Shabana Azmi and Archana.
  • Between 2011’s ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ and 2013’s Krrish 3′, Kangana acted in seven flop or average movies.
  • She had a long-distance affair with an English doctor from 2010 to 2012.
  • They separated amicably, but this was the relationship that Kangana described as the most normal she had.
  • Kangana is a vegetarian and was even listed as ‘India’s hottest vegetarian’ by PETA in 2013.
  • To prepare for ‘Tanu Weds Manu’, Kangana spoke to DU students in disguise and trained in triple jump.
  • she was the co-writer of the dialogues in ‘Queen’, which released in 2014.
  • She went to New York for her script writing course but had to leave it halfway as she had to return India for the promotion of ‘Queen’.
  • Her war against nepotism in Bollywood began with an interview in 2013.
  • Kangana Ranaut has been particularly been outspoken against Karan Johar over the nepotism row
  • Kangana turned down a Rs 2 crore offer to promote a fairness cream.
  • Kangana, in 2016, accused Hrithik Roshan of trying to cover up their affair after the latter filed a case against her.
  • Hrithik had accused Kangana of cyber stalking.
  • ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ is Kangana’s first film as director.
  • She had earlier tried her hand at directing a nine-minute short film.
  • Kangana has worked in 32 movies so far , out of which one is a Telgu (Ek Niranjan) and another is Tamil (Dhaam Dhoom).
  • she has watched only 10 movies.
  • She prefers reading books.
  • Before turning 30 her dream was to live in different countries and in different places.
  • she describes her younger self as a nerd who was more concerned about scoring good marks.
  • Kangana is a very good basket ball player.
  • She has the highest number of National Awards after Shabana Azmi.
  • While Kangana has three National Awards, Azmi has five – all Best Actress.

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