This Himachali girl pierced into Bollywood with Mahesh Bhatt's Gangster. Since then Kangna has grown as an actress over the years.
Date Of Birth: 20 March, 1987
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Kangana Ranaut was born in a small town called in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her mother Asha is a school teacher, and her father Amardeep, a businessman. She has an elder sister, Rangoli and a younger brother, Akshit.
Kangana spent her childhood in Dehra Dun and studied in DAV's High School. After completing her schooling, she attended Science College in Simla. She was enrolled in the Elite School of Modeling, and also tried some theater acting in Delhi and was a member of the Smita Theater Group under Arvind Gaur.
She is also a trained Kathak dancer.
She decided to re-locate to Bombay, and lived in a flat in Yari Road, Versova. Then during September 2005, she was spotted drinking coffee in a caf by Film-maker Anurag Basu, who approached her, and eventually signed her up for a lead role in 'Gangster' which was released during the year 2006.
In 2008 she did Fashion directed by Madhur Bhandarker starring Priyanka Chopra in the lead. Kangana's portrayal of a supermodel fetched her various awards, including the prestigious Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award and National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Her last successful film was Tanu Weds Manu (2011) a romantic comedy that was a box office success.
She was in when she appeared nude for the cover of a film magazine. She said that there is nothing wrong with the pictures because she has body suits with no vital organs seen. She added that she hasn't posted nude. In spite of the all the rumour has created, she is not disappointed because she knows that this is part of her profession.