Taapsee Pannu is an Indian actress best known for her roles in critically acclaimed films such as Aadukalam, Vastadu Naa Raju, Baby and Mr. Perfect. She appears mainly in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi language films. Her performance in Arrambam earned her the Most Enthusiastic Performer-Female Award at the 2014 Edison Awards.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Taapsee Pannu was born on 1 August 1987 in New Delhi, India.
She is currently 31 years old.
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Pannu attended Mata Jai Kaur Public School in Ashok Vihar, Delhi. After completing her schooling, she joined Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology in New Delhi and graduated with a degree in in Computer Science Engineering.
- Father – Dilmohan Singh Pannu
- Mother – Nirmaljeet Pannu
- Siblings – Shagun Pannu (Younger Brother)
Though Taapsee is single now, she had dated actor Mahat Raghavendra and Denmark Badminton player Mathias Boe in the past.
When asked about her relationship status in a an interview, she said “I have dated a South Indian. Also I have never dated a star and will never date one and that I can write and give you on a stamp paper. I am clear that there can be only one star in the relationship and that’s me. I personally don’t think it can work out between an actor and an actress.”
- In feet – 5 feet 7.5 inches
- In centimeters – 171 cm
- In meters – 1.71 m
- In Kilograms – 55 kg
- In Pounds – 121 lbs
- Measurements – 34-27-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 27 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Taapsee made her theatrical debut with the 2010 Telugu film, Jhummandi Naadam, where she played as Sraviya.
In her next film, Aadukalam (2011), which was her Tamil debut, she portrayed the role of an Ango-Indian pairing opposite Dhanush. Her performance in the film earned her positive reviews and eventually she got many film offers therein. the film itself received six National Film Awards at the 58th National Film Awards ceremony.
The same year, she debuted in Malayalam industry with with Doubles, alongside Mammootty and Nadiya Moidu
Her Hindi debut came in 2012 with Chashme Baddoor, in which she played opposite Siddharthm. Her role in the film earned her nomination for Filmfare Award Best Female Debut.
Taapsee appeared as a contestant on Channel V’s talent show Get Gorgeous.
During her brief stint as a model, she endorsed brands such as Reliance Trends, Red FM 93.5, UniStyle Image, Coca-Cola, Motorola, Pantaloon, PVR Cinemas, Standard Chartered Bank, Dabur, Airtel, Tata Docomo, World Gold Council, Havells and Vardhman.
Taapsee Pannu Net worth
Taapsee Pannu has an estimated net worth to be more than $5 million US dollars as of 2017. She charges Rs 70 lakh to 1 crore per film. She is the co-founder of an immensely popular startup, The Wedding Factory. This is perhaps the first and only wedding planning and arranging company headed by a celebrity.
She recently bought a luxury apartment in the posh area of Mumbai and also owns apartments in Chennai and Hyderabad. She owns a BMW 5 series, Mercedes SUV and a Renault Captur car.
Taapsee Pannu Favorites
- Favorite Movie – Mr. Perfect(Telugu Movie), Rock star(Hindi Movie), Twilight Movie Series(Hollywood)
- Favorite Actor – Shah Rukh Khan , Amir Khan and Prabhas
- Favorite Actress – Priyanka Chopra, Priyamani
- Favorite Food – Danish pastries and Chinese cuisine
- Favorite Colour – Yellow
- Favorite Destination – Europe and Maldives
- Hobbies – Reading Books, Riding Bike’s
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Taapsee Pannu Facts
Born and brought up in Delhi, she was raised Jat Sikhni.
During her college days, she began modeling to make her ends meet, and that turned out to be her full-time career when she auditioned for a television channel.
After graduation, she briefly worked as a software engineer and left it to pursue her career in glamour world.
As a model, Taapsee Pannu won a bunch of titles such as “Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face” and “Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin” at the 2008 Femina Miss India contest.
Her celebrity crush is Ranbir Kapoor.
She was featured on the covers of popular magazines, including Just For Women and MaaStars.
Taapsee Pannu decided to foray into cinema after realizing that she could never gain proper recognition and attention through modelling.
Pannu received Most Enthusiastic Performer–Female Award at the 2014 Edison Awards for her performance in the action thriller Arrambam co-starring Ajith Kumar and Arya.
In 2018, she’d star opposite Ali Fazal in Sujoy Ghosh’s remake of the Spanish film Contratiempo.