Kangana Ranaut: Lesser Known Facts about the controversy queen

March 22, By Nandini Mukherji

Himachal girl

Kangana was born on March 23, 1987 in Bhambla, a small town in Himachal Pradesh. (Image: Instagram)

Young model

She left her studies at 16, moved to Delhi and began modelling and performing in plays. (Image: Instagram)

Basketball player

Kangana is said to be a skilled basketball player. (Image: Instagram)

Days of Struggle

Ranaut did not get any moral or financial support from her family during the initial years of her acting career. (Image: Instagram)


She marked with debut in Bollywood with a Mahesh Bhatt production, Gangster. (Image: Instagram)

National awards

Kangana won her first of three National Awards for 2008 film Fashion. (Image: Instagram)


She was the co-writer of the dialogues in ‘Queen’, which released in 2014. (Image: Instagram)


Ranuat quit meat and was even listed as ‘India’s hottest vegetarian’ by PETA in 2013. (Image: Instagram)

Directorial debut

Manikarna: The Queen of Jhansi marked her directorial debut in Bollywood. (Image: Instagram)

Controversy Queen

Kangana is a very outspoken person and often finds herself in the middle of scandalous controversies. (Image: Instagram)

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