Kangna Ranaut (Hindi: कंगना रनौत); born 20 March 1987) is an Indian actress who acts in Bollywood films. She made her Bollywood debut in 2006 in Gangster. She won both a Filmfare and a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as a troubled model in Fashion (2008).
Ranaut was born to Asha, a school teacher, and Amardeep, a businessman, in a Himachal Family. She has an elder sister, Rangoli and a younger brother, Akshit. She was born in a small town called Bhambla in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her family lives in Mandi.
She did her schooling in Chandigarh, from DAV model school Sector 15. She then moved to Delhi to become a model. She also joined the Elite Modelling Agency in Delhi in 2003 with the prospect of becoming a model..
Ranaut started her career as a theatre actor in Delhi with the Asmita Theatre Group She trained under eminent theatre director Arvind Gaur. She participated in his theatre workshop at India Habitat Centre and acted in several plays. Her first play with Arvind Gaur was Girish Karnad's Taledanda (Rakt-Kalyan).
Ranaut joined Asha Chandra's three-month course in 2004 to brush herself to face camera. Ranaut moved to Mumbai to