Kangana Ranaut Biography
Birthday / Date of Birth
Kangana Ranaut was born on 23 March 1986 at Bhambla (now Surajpur), a small town in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, into a Rajput family.
She is currently 31 years old.
Ranaut attended DAV School in Chandigarh, where she took science as her major subject in high school with an intention to pursue medical science after her graduation. Unfortunately, she failed in Chemistry in her 12th grade led her to lookout for other career options.
She, then, relocated to Delhi with no idea of what to do further. Her life changed when a modeling scout from Elite Modeling Agency spotted her in the streets of Delhi and suggested to do modeling for them. It was around that time, her inclination towards acting progressed and joined the Asmita Theatre Group, where she trained under the theatre director Arvind Gaur.
She participated in Gaur’s theatre workshop at the India Habitat Centre, acting in several of his plays, including the Girish Karnad-scripted Taledanda. In 2014, she took a two-month screenplay writing course from the New York Film Academy.
- Father – Amardeep Ranaut (Businessman)
- Mother – Asha Ranaut (School Teacher)
- Siblings – Rangoli Ranaut (Older Sister) (Works as Kangana’s Manager), Akshat Ranaut (Younger Brother)
- Relatives – Sarju Singh Ranaut (Great Grandfather) (Member of the Legislative Assembly)
During her stint as an actress, Kangana Ranaut has had dated many Bollywood stars with whom she had acted in films. Back in 2004, she was speculated to be dating Aditya Pancholi while their relationship wasn’t made public. Tabloids were busy speculating about their relationship that came to limelight after they apparently moved in together a year later. However, their relationship ended in 2008, a bitter ending, where both of them accused each other.
After Kangana broke out her relationship with Aditya, she briefly dated Adhyayan Suman in 2008, during the filming of a song O Jaana from Raaz 2. In 2009, she started dating Kintaro Mori, which became public after they were pictured getting cozy at Hrithik’s birthday bash.
She was also romantically linked with Kunal Deshmukh, Dino Morea, Ajay Devgan, and Hrithik Roshan.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters – 1.73 m
- In Kilograms -54 kg
- In Pounds – 119 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Kangana Ranaut made her acting debut in 2006 with the Bollywood crime romantic movie Gangster.
In 2010, Kangana appeared on a talk show, Kofee with Karan accompanied by Sanjay Dutt and Anil Kapoor.
She has featured in many commercials and print ads for brands including BoroPlus, Livon, Peebok, Lavie, Tata Sky, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, Levi’s jeans, Marc Jacobs Sunglasses, and Tanishq Jewelry.
Kangana Ranaut Net worth
With over a decade experience in acting, Kangana Ranaut has accomplished a net worth of $58 million US dollars as of 2017. She charges Rs 5- 8 crore per film and her high profile endorsement deals, modeling and promotions add up a great value to her net worth. She has also invested in gold, real estate properties and share market.
Her car collection include a BMW 7 Series and a Nissan Micra X-Shift. She lives in a 4BHK apartment in an posh area of Mumbai.
Kangana Ranaut Favorites
- Favorite Food – Dal, rice, berry burst, vegetable
- Favorite Drinks – Coffee and red wine
- Favorite Cuisine – Italian food
- Favorite City – Florence
- Favorite Restaurant – Kong Poush
- Favorite Actors – Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh khan
- Idol – Sridevi
- Favorite Hair Products – Fabindia Shampoos
- Favorite Books – The Story of My Experiments with Truth
Social Media Portfolio
She is not a huge fan of social media.
Despite being an actress and been with the industry for more than a decade, Ranaut hardly watches movies. In an interview, she stated that she had watched about 10 or less movies.
Growing up as non-vegetaria, Kangana later started practising vegetarianism and was listed as “India’s hottest vegetarian” in a poll conducted by PETA in 2013.
Ranaut has been studying the dance form of kathak from the Nateshwar Nritya Kala Mandir Since 2009.
Ranaut is considered a sex symbol and a style icon in India.
She ranked among the top 10 on The Times of India’s listing of the “Most Desirable Woman” for consecutive four years from 2010.
Ranaut was featured on Verve’s listing of the most powerful women of 2010 and in 2012 she was named the “Best Dressed Personality” by the Indian edition of People magazine.
She launched her own clothing line, named Marquee and Venice Cruise, in collaboration with the fashion brand Vero Moda in 2015 and 2016, respectively
Ranaut has received three National Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress for Fashion (2008) and Best Actress for Queen (2014) and Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015).
She has also won four Filmfare Awards: Best Female Debut for Gangster (2006), Best Supporting Actress for Fashion (2008), Best Actress for Queen (2014), and Best Actress – Critics for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015).