Kangana Biography: Early Life, Age, Height, Worth, Controversies, and More

Kangana Ranaut is the top actress of Bollywood. She also got the title of “Queen” after her superhit film with the same name. Kangana is active on various social, political, and communal topics. Let’s know more about the actress and her life.

Bio/Wiki of Kangana 

Full Name- Kangana Amardeep Ranaut

Nickname- Arshad, One Take Actor (OTA)

Date of Birth- 23 March 1986

Profession- Actress, Director, Writer

Physical Features and Stats

Height

in centimeters- 168 cm

in meters- 1.68 m

in feet- 5 feet 6 inches

Weight

in kilograms- 55kg

in pounds- 121 lbs

Figure or Body Measurements- 

34-26-34

Features

Eye Color- Dark Brown

Hair Color- Black

Career Highlights

Debut:

  1. As Actress –
  2. Bollywood film: Gangster (2006)

    Gangster (2006) — The Movie Database (TMDb)

    Tamil Film: Dhaam Dhoom (2006)

    Dhaam Dhoom (2008) | Digital | FLAC Songs

    Telugu Film: Ek Niranjan (2009)

    Amazon.com: Watch Ek Niranjan | Prime Video

  3. As Writer:
  4. Bollywood Film Queen (2014)

    Queen (2013 film) - Wikipedia

  5. As Director:
  6. Bollywood Film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019)

    Manikarnika Poster: Kangana Ranaut as a fierce Rani Laxmibai ...

Awards

FilmFare Awards

Best Female Debut 2007: For “Gangster” (2006)

Best Supporting Actress 2009: For “Fashion” (2008)

Best Actress 2015: For “Queen” (2014) 

Best Actress (Critics) 2016: For “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” (2015)

National Film Awards

Best Supporting Actress 2009: For Fashion (2008)

Best Actress 2015: For Queen (2014)

Best Actress 2016: For “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” (2015)

Note: She has won several other awards, achievements, and honors. 

Personal Information:

Date of Birth23 March 1986
Age (as in 2020)34 Years
BirthplaceBhambla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Hometown New Delhi, India
NationalityIndian
Zodiac SignAries
SchoolDAV Model School, Sector 15, Chandigarh
College/UniversityN/A
Educational QualificationClass 12th 
ReligionHinduism 
CasteRajput 
EthnicityKshatriya
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressA 4-BHK apartment in Khar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hobbies Cookies, Writing, Reading, Yoga, Listening Music
Political InclinationBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 
Tattoos
On Nape of the Neck- A sword and wings with crown         
Left Ankle: A Warrior Angle

Relationships & Affairs

  1. Aditya Pancholi 
  1. Adhayayan Suman (Actor)

Ajay Devgan (Actor, Rumor)

Nicholas Lafferty (British Actor)

Hritik Roshan (Actor)

Family

Husband: N/A

Father: Amardeep Ranaut (Businessman)

Mother:  Asha Ranaut (Teacher) 

Siblings:

Brother: Akshit Ranaut

Sister: Rangoli Ranaut (Manager)

Likes and Dislikes

Favorite Things

Foods: Dal Chawal, Berry Burst

Beverages: Coffee, Red Wine

Cuisine: Italian

Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Amir Khan

Actresses: Marilyn Monroe, Sridevi, Audrey Hepburn

Films: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Piku, Bombay Velvet

Colour: Black

Book: Mahatma Gandhi Autobiography: The Story of Experiment With Truth By     Mahatma Gandhi

Hotels: Soho Grand Hotel in New York, Four Seasons in the Maldives, Le Meurice In Paris, Courthouse in London

Restaurant: KongPouch in Mumbai

Sport: Basketball

Fashion Icon: Sonam Kapoor

Perfume: Chanel No. 5

Style Quotient

Cars

BMW 7 Series

Properties

A Bungalow of 67,000 per sq. Feet in Pali Hill, Bandra of INR 20.7 Crores in 2018

A Bungalow of 8 BHK in Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Money Quotient

Salary: INR 14 Crores Per Movie ( until 2019)

Total Net Worth: 10 Million Dollars ( in 2017)

Shocking Facts about Kangana

  1. Kangana does Smoke
  2. Kangana does Drink
  3. Kangana belongs to a well-renowned landlord family of Himachal
  4. She has been rebellious since her childhood. As she grew up in a male-dominating household, she often used to disagree with the patriarchal norms of the family. Once she said “ My father slapped me for the first time at 15 and I told him, If you slap me I will slap you back.”
  1. Her mother asked her to marry at 16 but Kangana clearly denied the proposal
  2. Kangana was a very intelligent student during her school days and wanted to become a doctor. She used to study for 18 hours a day and scored 90% in her 12th board. But when she failed in her pre-medical tests, she decided to quit studies.
  3. Kangana participated in a various beauty contest in her younger days
  4. Her family never wanted her to join the glamour world and thus she was kicked out of her house.
  5. After leaving her house, she moved to Delhi and joined the Elite Modelling Agency in Delhi.
  6. She has also worked as theatre actors in Delhi with Asmita Theatre Group.
  7.  In 2005, Kangana’s sister Rangoli Chandel was attacked with acid by a man who entered their house as a money order delivery boy.
  8. She took acting classes from Asha Chandra’s acting school in Mumbai
  9.  She was doing a catalog shoot when she went for the audition of the movie ‘Gangster”. Mahesh Bhatt said “she is too young for the role” and picked Chitrangada Singh. Later, she got a call that she was selected as Chitrangada was not comfortable with outdoor shoots.
  10. She won National Film Awards at the age of 22 and listed herself in the category of one of the youngest actresses to win that award.
  11.  She decided to learn Script Writing in New York, but she could not complete it due to the promotion of her movie “Queen”
  12.  She was a non-vegetarian until 2013, but then she decided to turn into a vegetarian. In 2013, she won the “India’s Hottest Vegetarian” by PETA.
  13. She is a well-trained kathak dancer.
  14. She wants to buy an organic farmhouse and stable in Shimla after she retires from acting
  15.  President Ram Nath Kovind watched the special screening of “Manikarnika” a few days before the release. 
  1.  On 15 january 2015, Kangana launched her own production house. The news was confirmed by a Tweet of her sister Rangoli.

“This is Kangana’s studio in Pali Hill prime location in Mumbai, she saw this dream 10 years ago and today we also saw it, if people can achieve everything with honesty and truth why do people do choti moti bundlebaazi and act so dishonest…” Rangoli tweeted.

Kangana’s production company

Controversies of Kangana

  1. On Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, Kangana took a dig at various big lobbies of Bollywood. She accused many dominating names of spreading, supporting, and practicing nepotism and accused them of murdering SSR. She also stated that B-town has always outcast outsiders and denied them of chances. After her take on SSR death, her Twitter followers increased at a rapid pace.
  2. During her struggle days, Kangana had an affair with Aditya Pancholi, who was much older than her. Their relationship ended on a bitter note as Kangana accused him of physical and mental assault, she also filed an FIR for the same.
  3. We all know about the spat between Kangana and Hritik. Hritik denied any relationship or love angle with Kangana, where Kangana accused him of using her. Hritik also accused Kangana of Asperger’s Syndrome.
  4. Adhayayan Suman is the son of actor Shekhar Suman. Adhayayan accused Kangana of destroying his life and career. He also stated the actress assaulted and harassed him. She also accused her of performing black magic on him.
  5. The controversy started when Kangana appeared in one of the episodes of popular show Koffee with Karan. Kangana called her Movie Mafia and flag-bearer of nepotism. The topic later became uglier when Karan, Varun Dhawan, and Saif Ali Khan took a dig at Kangana. 
  6. At one point in time, Kangana claimed that she was approached by Paris Hilton to join her line of cosmetics. But the socialite’s legal body negated all claims

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