Kangna Ranaut is one of the boldest actors of her age in Bollywood. She is talented, fearless, outspoken, determined and definitely a queen. Believe it or not but the actress was only sixteen when she decided to chase her dream. She left home and came to Delhi thereafter she became a model and then learned theater. It was in 2006 when she made her debut in Bollywood with the movie Gangster. After that, she went on to many other films and she is now one of the finest actors in Bollywood.
Today marks her 32nd birthday and Gabruu.com lists down 5 Kangana Ranaut movies you must watch before you die.
Release: March 7, 2014
Director: Vikas Bahl
Starcast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkumar Rao, Lisa Haydon
The movie was a female-centric movie with one of the most unique concepts ever. Kangna plays Rani, a girl from Delhi who sets out on a solo honeymoon after her wedding gets canceled. The film was both a critical and a commercial success. It went on to win two National Awards i.e. Best Film and Best Actress. Among the many other awards, it won 6 Filmfares including that of Best Actress, Best Film and Best Director.
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Director: Madhur Bhandarkar
Starcast: Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Mughda Godse
This movie was among the best and boldest of that time. It was ahead of its time in terms of showing people the dark truth of the fashion Industry. The story follows with a small town girl finally realizing that her dream of becoming a supermodel comes with a hefty price. Although Kangana was in a supporting role, critics praised her acting along with Priyanka Chopra's who was in the lead. Kangana went on to win a National Award for Best Supporting Actress.
3. Tanu Weds Manu Returns
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Release: May 22, 2015
Director: Anand L. Rai
Starcast: Kangana Ranaut, R Madhavan, Jimmy Sheirgill, Swara Bhaskar, Deepak Dobriyal
In this movie, Kangana played a dual role and she played it to perfection. A sequel to the 2011 movie Tanu Weds Manu, the film depicts the story of Tanu and Manu after marriage. While their marriage collapses, Manu meets Tanu's lookalike Kusum and wants to marry her. But the story takes an interesting toll after Tanu finds out. Kangana Ranaut's acting once again was highly praised. The movie went on to win three National Film Awards including Best Actress.
4. Woh Lamhe
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Poster 'Woh Lamhe'[/caption]
Release: September 29, 2006
Director: Mohit Suri
Starcast: Kangana Ranaut, Shiney Ahuja
This was her second movie, and she stepped up to her praises for her debut movie. Apparently, the movie is based on the life of actress Praveen Babi, her battle with a mental illness and her relationship with Mahesh Bhatt. Her character was named Sana Azim to elude direct reference to the actress. Though the film didn't win any awards, it was critically acclaimed. Especially Kangana's performance received a lot of praise.
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Release: April 28, 2006
Director: Anurag Basu
Starcast: Kangana Ranaut, Emraan Hashmi, Shiney Ahuja
This movie marked Kangana's debut in Bollywood. Despite being her first movie, the praises of her acting spread like fire. In the movie, she plays Simran who is an alcoholic and a gangster's girlfriend. But then one day she falls in love with another man who is her only friend in the foreign city of Seoul. Kangana received several awards for the movie including Filmfare Best Debut, IIFAA Best Debut and Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow.