Birthday girl Kangana Ranaut has proved her mettle as an actor, and she has done some incredible films in her career. Whether the movie is a hit or a flop her performance has been always applauded. Born on March 23, 1987, Kangana Ranaut turns 34 today. Having started her journey in the Hindi film industry in 2006, Kangana will celebrate her 15 years in the film industry next month.
So one her special day lets look at Kangana’s best 5 films over the years that have been loved by her fans immensely.
5 best films of Kangana Ranaut
1. Gangster (2006) Director: Anurag Basu. Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Shiney Ahuja, Kangana Ranaut
It was Kangana Ranaut’s debut film. A complex tale, a character depicting her as an alcoholic gangster’s moll. Simran (Kangana) is the girlfriend of a gangster Daya (Shiney Ahuja) who has run away with him to Seoul. While he’s away on business, she meets with an Indian singer called Akash (Emraan Hashmi) and falls in love with him. The songs of the film and the performance by KR was hugely appreciated.
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2. Tanu Weds Manu (2011) Director: Aanand L. Rai Cast: Madhavan, Jimmy Sheirgill
Kangana played Tanu, a strong-headed and strong-willed woman who at first rejects arranged marriage with Manu (Madhavan) because she already has a boyfriend, Raja (JimmyShergill). Circumstances bring them together at a friend’s wedding and the duo started feeling for each other. She finds herself falling in love with the gentle NRI doctor. Kangana’s flawless performance has made the character more watchable. Fans and audience gave thumps up to this.
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3. Queen (2014) Director: Vikas Bahl Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon
The film Queen revolved around a woman’s self-discovery. Rani Mehra (Kangana Ranaut) is a young Punjabi woman living in Delhi who is wooed ardently by Vijay (Rajkummar Rao). He’s the son of a family friend, her parents know him and hence she says yes to the match. However, one day prior to her wedding, he tells her that he no longer wishes to marry her. The film was a major critical and commercial success. The film is widely considered to be a milestone for female-centric and content-driven cinema.
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4. Fashion (2008) : Directed by Madhu Bhandarkar. Cast : Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Bajwa
The film showcases the dark side of the fashion industry. Kangana Ranaut played a supermodel named Shonali Gujral who is unable to handle fame. The film was highly appreciated by critics. Kangana Ranaut received her first National Awards in the Best Supporting Actress category for Fashion.
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5. Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015) Director: Aanand L. Rai Cast: Madhavan, Jimmy Sheirgill
Kangana went on to sign bigger movies as she continued to portray different characters in each film with lot of convictions. One such film was the 2015 sequel to 2011’s Tanu Wed Manu. In Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Kangana stepped into the shoes of a double role and managed to strike a balance like no other. From her short hair to the look of her teeth, Kangana won hearts in her badass Haryanvi avatar.
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