Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut – the feisty warrior queen you probably can’t handle

What is it about Kangana Ranaut? She is stylish and gorgeous in some pictures, mildly amused in others and in others she loos like she’s measuring up the price of your soul and chuckling at the deal she’s going to get. She’s feisty and a self-described warrior woman – although her own reputation backs that up all the way.

Kangana Ranaut

She looks like she’ll scold you so that you face burns like a ping-pong paddle, and we don’t rate your chances if you don’t have the exact number of sugar grains in her morning tea.

Kangana Ranaut

Born in Bhambla, a small town in Himachal Pradesh, Ranaut initially aspired to become a doctor at the insistence of her parents. According to Ranaut, she was “stubborn and rebellious” while growing up:

“If my father would gift my brother a plastic gun and get a doll for me, I would not accept that. I questioned the discrimination.”

Kangana Ranaut – Kangana Ranaut pictures

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Early film career

Kangana Ranaut

After being trained under theatre director Arvind Gaur, Ranaut made her feature film debut in the 2006 thriller Gangster. or She succeeded, winning the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She received praise for portraying emotionally intense characters in the dramas Woh Lamhe (2006), Life in a… Metro (2007) and Fashion (2008). For the last of these, she won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut

She was determined to build her own career and relocated to Delhi. This only at the age of sixteen and took up modelling for a brief period of time. Kangana Ranaut pictures that time:

Kangana Ranaut

“People in the industry treated me like I didn’t deserve to be spoken to and I was some unwanted object. I couldn’t speak English fluently and people made fun of me for that. So dealing with rejection became a part of life. … All that has taken a toll, I guess. I find it hard to deal with praise. Today, when people say that I have made it and made it on my own, I feel like locking up myself somewhere … It scares me.”

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Kangana Ranaut the kshatriya (warrior)

Kangana Ranaut Jhansi

But looks like she will always have the last laugh.

Kangana Ranaut

Whatever her motivation is for her attitude, she has us intrigued – we surrender unconditionally.

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