The nepotism debate is not the same as before. There are many questions awakening. When the ‘Queen’ actor made a statement by saying Mumbai felt like ‘Pakistan-controlled Kashmir’. There has been a storm among the political leaders and Kangana Ranaut. When she got threats of getting attacked when she reached Mumbai, Kangana was given Y+ security 24/7. BMC has now demolished her office on the ground of illegal construction while the Mumbai High Court ordered a stay on the demolition.
But, here’s her Journey from Theatre To Bollywood.
From an outsider to the highest-paid actress of Bollywood, Kangana Ranaut has made it big in very little time.
Kangana Ranaut was born on 23 March 1987 in Himachal Pradesh. She initially aspired to become a doctor. She was resolved to build her own career path and relocated to Delhi at age sixteen, where she briefly became a model. Kangana was trained under the theatre director Arvind Gaur. Kangana was going to make her debut through I Love You, Boss, in 2004. The following year she auditioned for Gangster, but she was replaced by Chitrangada Singh. Later, due to the unavailability of Chitrangada Singh, Kangana was again replaced and her career started. She gained the Filmfare award for the Best Debut for her Gangster performance even when the girl was said to be too young.
The same year, she played a character based on actress Parveen Babi in Woh Lamhe. A shrewd socialite in Life in a…Metro in 2007. She bagged the Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance – Female. In 2008, she won an award for Fashion movie for her role as a substance-abusing supermodel. Her first Tamil movie was ‘Dhaam Dhoom’, where she was featured as a village girl.
Raaz: The Mystery Continues (2009), the crime film Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), the romantic comedy Tanu Weds Manu (2011), and the comedy Double Dhamaal (2011) were some of her commercially successful movies.
Ranaut played the role of shape-shifting mutant, Kaya, in the science fiction film Krrish 3, which is listed in the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time. She received critical acclaim for her role in Queen in 2014. In 2015, her Tanu weds Manu Returns became the first Bollywood film with a female protagonist to earn over ₹1 billion (US$14 million) in India. Kangana played the role of Rani Laxmi Bai, The Queen Of Jhansi in the biopic, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.
Kangana has bagged a number of awards like the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Actress, National Film Award for Best Actress, National Film Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.
She is also a filmmaker and producer. In 2020, Kangana Ranaut was honored with Padma Shri by the Government of India. Today, she is the highest-paid actress in India.