Kangana is a popular and stunning actress of Bollywood. She was born on 23 march, 1986 in Bhambla, Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh, India. Her mother, Asha Ranaut is a teacher by profession and father, Amardeep Ranaut is a businessman. Kangana has an elder sister, Rangoli and a younger brother Akshat. Her sister works as her manager from 2014. The actress did her schooling at DAV school, Chandigarh and initially, she want to make her career in medical field by becoming a doctor as her parents wanted the same for her. In her schooling days, she had participated in several debates, elocutions and was a basket ball player. She attended then Science college in Simla and after few months went to Delhi and accompanied the Elite Modelling agency in the year 2003. At the age of just sixteen years, she went to Delhi where she took some modelling assignments.
She made her debut in Bollywood in the year 2004 with the film I Love You Boss. After the film, she appeared in several films such as Gangster in 2006, Woh Lamhe in the same year 2006, Life in a.. Metro, Dhaam Dhoom in 2008, horror film Raaz: The mystery continues in 2009, Kites in 2010, Knock Out, No Problem, Tanu weds Manu in 2011, Shoot out at Wadala in 2013, Krrish 3, Queen in 2014, Tanu weds Manu Returns in 2015 and many more films..
Ranaut won several awards and nominations for the superb role portrayed by her in various films, the list of which is as follows-
In 2006, she won Global Indian film award in the best female debut category for the film Gangster.
In 2007, she received several awards like Asian Festival of first film, Bollywood movie award, Filmfare award, International Indian film Academy awards for the same film in the category of best actress.
She also received another Filmfare award in the year 2009 for the film Fashion in the category of Best Supporting actress. In 2015, the actress won Filmfare award for the film Queen in the Best Actress category. Next year in 2016, she got Filmfare award for the film Tanu weds Manu Returns in the category Critics award for Best actress.
Recently, she is busy in her upcoming film Rangoon opposite Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan. The film is all set to hit the cinemas in 2017. In the film, Kangana will be seen portraying a fearless character. The story of the movie revolves around a girl, her ambitions and how she gets addicted to the crime world.