Kangana Ranaut birthday special: Top 5 unknown facts about this Himachali beauty!

By Ritika Handoo | Updated: Mar 23, 2016, 10:55 AM IST
Kangana Ranaut birthday special: Top 5 unknown facts about this Himachali beauty!

Bollywood's powerhouse performer Kangana Ranaut celebrates her 29th birthday on March 23. The 'Queen' actress has proved her mettle in the industry and earned her place quite well. Her fans love the versatility she exhibits on-screen, so today we tell you some lesser known facts about the class actress. Let's take a look:

Himachali connection

Kangana was born in Bhambla (Surajpur) town, Himachal Pradesh. It has been reported that she was growing up to become a doctor, only to realise later that she actually wanted to be a heroine. She briefly stayed in Chandigarh and Delhi, reportedly.

Theatre class

Kangy, as she is fondly called sometimes is a trained theatre actress. She took classes with famous theatre personality Arvind Gaur—after which she bagged her first major role in 'Gangster' in 2006.

National Awards' winner

Kangana bagged her first National Award in best supporting actress category for her powerful portrayal of a model in 'Fashion' 2008. Later, she went on to win the Best Actress National Award trophy for 'Queen' in 2014.

Sister manager

Kangana has two siblings—an elder sister Rangoli and a younger brother Akshat. Interestingly, her sister works as a manager for her—handling all her assignments and work-related deals. She was born in a family where her great grandfather, Sarju Singh Ranaut, was a MLA and her grandfather was an officer for the IAS.

Fashion forward

This Himachali beauty has often been described as a fashion-forward person. She was featured on Verve's most powerful women of 2010. Also in 2012 she was named as the Best Dressed Personality People magazine, India edition.