Kangana Ranaut was born on 20th March, 1987 in the hill town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, India. She is five feet and eight inches tall girl. Kangana Ranaut’s Father name is Amardeep Ranaut and he is a businessman by profession. Her mother is Asha Ranaut and she is a school teacher by profession. She has one elder sister and a younger brother her sister name is Rangoli.
She has completed her studies from Shimla in Science stream. Earlier she wanted to be a Doctor, but in the passion of acting she came to Delhi where she learnt acting while doing theatre. After that Kangana Ranaut came to Mumbai to try her luck and fulfill her dreams.
One day in 2005 when Kangana were hanging out with her friends, the film director Anurag Basu spotted her and called her for auditions and finally Kangana Ranaut got her very first break from the movie Gangster. In her debut movie she worked with two new actors Shiney Ahuja and Imran Hashmi. She played a serious, mature and an strong character in the film Gangster. Her refreshing performance in the same earned her Star screen awards for the most promising actress in the year 2006.
Kangana Ranaut is blessed with both the Beauty and Brain. She is very bold and never goes with rumors. Kangana Ranaut once caught in the news when she and her manager started receiving threatening calls from an unknown person. Similarly the friendship between Kangana Ranaut and Upen Patel during the shooting of the film Shakalaka Boom Boom in Cape Town has led to rumors back home that something is brewing between the two.
In the year 2007, films like Life in metro where she played the role of an ambitious BPO executive from Mumbai who comes from a small town but wants to make it big in the city of dreams and Shakalaka Boom Boom in which she played the role of a singer earned her a new image in the Bollywood industry. Her great performance in the film Who Lamhe, in which she played the real life of Praveen Bobby was acclaimed and earned her many awards like Filmfare face of the year award, IIFA star debut award, Max Stardust superstar of tomorrow award and many more. However, the success of some of her films like Life in Metro and Shakalaka Boom Boom established her as one of the industry's good actors and put her on Bollywood's A-list.
Madhubala, Praveen Babi and Angelina Jolie are among her favourite actresses. On the other side she wants to work with her favourite actors including Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Amir Khan. In her free time she love to listen Classical, Pop and soft music. her favourite food is Hyderabadi Biryani. Kangana Ranaut loves cooking. She can speak three languages Hindi, French and English.
Kangana Ranaut is a beautiful, talented, independent, and intelligent girl and she is a good learner as well. She considers her learning power as her biggest asset. She decided to learn Classical dance when she received a rude criticism by Bobby Deol for her dance steps on the seta of Shakalaka Boom Boom.
Kangana Ranaut may not have many hits to her credit but then too she has managed to remains to be one of the most talented actresses of the industry. In such a short span of time she has earned an extraordinary recognition through her performance and style.
Recently she became the hottest topic of conversation for the dress she wore on IIFA awards at Yorkshire, New York. She's already acknowledged as a powerhouse actress where emoting is concerned, but she also excels in designing clothes for herself. She designs almost 90 per cent of her clothes, be it on screen or off it, and is already setting trends and that has been already proved at Yorkshire New York.