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Female

Date of Birth

1987-08-01

Location

Delhi, India

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Taapsee Pannu

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Tapasee Pannu(born 1 August 1987), better known as Taapsee Pannu, is an Indian actress who works in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil language films. She has received several awards including a Filmfare OTT Award, an IIFA Award, and two Filmfare Awards.

 

After a brief modeling career, Pannu made her acting debut with the 2010 Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam and went on to act in the 2011 Tamil film Aadukalam. She made her Hindi film debut with David Dhawan's comedy Chashme Baddoor (2013).

 

 After playing the leading lady in several Telugu and Tamil films, Pannu gained notice for her performances in the Hindi spy film Baby (2015) and the courtroom drama Pink (2016), both of which were critical and commercial successes.

 

Pannu gained prominence in Hindi cinema with the war drama The Ghazi Attack (2017), the social drama Mulk (2018), the romantic drama Manmarziyaan (2018), the thriller Badla (2019), and the space drama Mission Mangal (2019). 

 

For portraying the septuagenarian sharpshooter Prakash Tomar in the biopic Saand Ki Aankh (2019), she won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress, and for playing a homemaker going through a divorce in Anubhav Sinha's drama Thappad (2020), she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress

 

She has since starred in the streaming films Haseen Dillruba (2021), Rashmi Rocket (2021), and Loop Lapeta (2022) winning Filmfare OTT Award for Best Actress in a Web Original Film for the latter.

 

Apart from acting, Pannu runs an event management company called The Wedding Factory. She is also the owner of the badminton franchise Pune 7 Aces, which plays in the Premier Badminton League.

 

Taapsee Pannu was born on 1 August 1987 in New Delhi to Dilmohan Singh Pannu and Nirmaljeet. She is a Jat Sikh. Her father is a retired real estate agent while her mother is a homemaker. 

 

She also has a younger sister, Shagun. She did her schooling at the Mata Jai Kaur Public School in Ashok Vihar and studied Computer Science Engineering at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology.

 

After graduating, Pannu worked as a software engineer. She became a full-time model after she auditioned and was selected for Channel V's 2008 talent show Get Gorgeous, which eventually led her to acting. 

 

Pannu has been appearing in numerous print and television commercials and won several titles during her modeling days, including "Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face" and "Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin" at the 2008 Femina Miss India contest.

 

As a model, she endorsed brands such as Reliance Trends, Red FM 93.5, UniStyle Image, Coca-Cola, Motorola, Pantaloon, PVR Cinemas, Standard Chartered Bank, Dabur, Airtel, Tata Docomo, World Gold Council, Havells and Vardhman

 

After a few years, she lost interest in modeling as she thought that she could never gain proper recognition through modeling, but only through films, and finally decided to act.

Actor
2023

Dunki as

2019

Mission Mangal as Kritika Aggarwal

2017

Ghazi as Ananya