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Taapsee Pannu

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Taapsee Pannu is an Indian actress and model who prominently works for Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films. She is among the few South Indian actresses to have had 7 releases in a single year (2011). In 2018, Taapsee became a household name after she appeared in the biopic movie ‘Soorma’ of the famous International hockey player- Sandeep Singh, in which played the role as a ‘Harpreet’, along with Diljit Dosanjh. Check out Taapsee Pannu Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Caste, Family, Biography & More

Biography/Wiki

Taapsee Pannu Childhood Picture

Taapsee Pannu Childhood Picture

Taapsee Pannu is 31 years old Indian actress person who was born on 1 August 1987 at New Delhi, India in a highly educated family. She spent her childhood at Ludhiana, Punjab, India. She also called by her nicknames like ‘Maggie’,’Glam-Doll’ and ‘Goddess of Flop Heroes’. She was a topper in studies and had an ambitious interest in pursuing mathematics for higher studies. She completed her schooling from Mata Jai Kaur Public School, Ashok Vihar, Delhi and later graduated in B.Tech in Computer Science from Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute Of Technology, New Delhi.

Taapsee Pannu during her school days

Taapsee Pannu during her school days (in red circle)

She was hardly interested in becoming an actress during her school days and had a very intellectual. She used to participate in anchoring and every co-curriculum activities in her school days but never inspired to become an actress.

Taapsee Pannu

Since her college days, she started participating in modelling competitions and after that, she professionally started doing modelling through various ads to manage her daily extra expenses.

Taapsee Pannu during her initial stage of modelling career

Taapsee Pannu during her initial stage of the modelling career

Physical Appearance

Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee is a beautiful girl who has a quite normal height of 5′ 4″ inches, and she weighs around 55 kg. She looks quite fit and slim despite crossing the 30. She has dark brown eyes and black hair. She follows a strict diet plan and goes to the gym regularly for making her body fit and healthy.

Taapsee Pannu during her workout

Taapsee Pannu during her workout

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

Taapsee hails from a ‘Jatt- Sikh’ family who follows the Sikhism.

Taapsee Pannu at Golden Temple, Amritsar

Taapsee Pannu at Golden Temple, Amritsar

Her father name is Dilmohan Singh Pannu and mother name is Nirmaljeet Pannu. She has a younger sister Shagun Pannu whom Taapsee plans to launch her into films.

Taapsee Pannu with her family

Taapsee Pannu with her family

She is unmarried but has been in a relationship with the Tamil actor Mahat Raghavendra and after that, she came into a relationship with Denmark’s badminton player– Mathias Boe but due to some unknown reasons, she also broke up with him.

Taapsee Pannu's Ex-boyfriend Mahat Raghavendra

Taapsee Pannu’s Ex-boyfriend Mahat Raghavendra

Taapsee Pannu's Ex-boyfriend Mathias Boe

Taapsee Pannu’s Ex-boyfriend Mathias Boe

Career

Taapsee started her career as a model. While preparing for MBA entrance examination, she applied for a reality show pageant ‘Get Gorgeous’ on the Channel V and soon was selected. She also participated in ‘Miss India 2008’ pageant where she won the titles- ‘Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face’ and ‘Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin’. She worked in many print shoots and TVC ads.

She walked several times on ramp for leading brands like –  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, Vardhman, etc.

Taapsee Pannu- Ramp Walk

Taapsee Pannu- Ramp Walk

For earning a more name and fame, she quit modelling in 2010 and started doing acting. She made her acting debut in 2010 from the Telugu movie ‘Jhummandi Naadam’.

Taapsee Pannu's Telugu Debut Jhummandi Naadam

Taapsee Pannu’s Telugu Debut Jhummandi Naadam

After that in the same year, she debuted in the Tamil Film Industry from the movie ‘Aadukalam’ which was critically acclaimed by the audience and was also a big commercial success.

Taapsee Pannu's Tamil Debut Aadukalam

Taapsee Pannu’s Tamil Debut Aadukalam

In 2011, she also worked in Malayalam movie ‘Doubles’.

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Taapsee Pannu's Malyalam Debut Doubles

Taapsee Pannu’s Malyalam Debut Doubles

In 2012, she took an entry in the Bollywood from the movie ‘Chashme Baddoor‘ and after that she worked in many Hindi movies like ‘Baby’, ‘Pink’, ‘Running Shaadi’, ‘Dil Juunglee’, ‘Nitishastra’, ‘Soorma’, ‘Judwaa 2’ and many more to release.

For the movie ‘Baby’, she wanted to do all the actions cenes herself so she took a martial arts classes for the same.

Taapsee Pannu Doing Action Scenes

Taapsee Pannu Doing Action Scenes

She shared a screen with Amitabh Bachchan in the film ‘Pink’. While shooting for the court scenes, she suffered from a viral infection and she decided that she would prefer her voice to be dubbed, but later, Shoojit Sircar asked Taapsee to do it herself; as it added more authenticity to the scenes.

Taapsee Pannu in Pink alongside Amitabh Bachchan

Taapsee Pannu in Pink alongside Amitabh Bachchan

In 2018, her role as a ‘Harpreet’  in the Bollywood movie ‘Soorma’ was critically acclaimed by the viewers. Here’s the trailer of the movie-

She won many awards and accolades for her execellent works in the movies. Some of her popular winning awards are- Santosham Film Awards, South Africa India Film And Television Awards, Edison Awards, Lux Golden Rose Awards, Jagran Film Festival, FiIms of India Online Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Hindustan Times (HT) Most Stylish Awards, GeoSpa AsiaSpa Awards, Streaming Awards and many more.

Taapsee Pannu with IIFA Award in her hand

Taapsee Pannu with IIFA Award in her hand

Controversy

  • In 2012, after the Filmfare awards in Chennai, the rumours were started that, Taapsee was the reason behind the fight between Kollywood actor Mahat Raghavendra and Tollywood actor Manchu Manoj at a party.
  • In September 2018, post the release of her film ‘Manmarziyaan’ (2018), few members of the Sikh community objected to the smoking scenes in the film by the Sikh characters. As a damage control measure, the producers of the film deleted those objectionable scenes. Taapsee Pannu, who was upset with the deletion of the scenes responded to the controversy with her tweets and even a troll threatened to beat her up.

    Taapsee Pannu's tweet after Manmarziyaan movie controversy

    Taapsee Pannu’s tweet after Manmarziyaan movie controversy

Favourites

  • Danish pastries, Chinese Cuisines, Parathas, Chole Puri, Kachori, Chocolates Pudding, and Papri Chaat are her favourite cuisines.

    Taapsee Pannu eating chocolate pudding

    Taapsee Pannu eating chocolate pudding

  • She likes to spend her holidays in Europe and the Maldives.

    Taapsee Pannu during her Europe Tour

    Taapsee Pannu during her Europe Tour

  • In Bollywood she like ‘Rockstar’ and in Hollywood her all time favourite movie is ‘The Twilight Series’.
  • She likes to listen to the song ‘Dhichkyaaon’ from the film ‘Chashme Baddoor’.

  • Her favourite cartoon character is ‘Powerpuff Girls’.
  • Taapsee loves playing squash at least half an hour every day.

Facts

  • During her 2nd year in college, she gave a CAT exam for pursuing MBA and scored 88% but she did not get the admission where she wanted.
  • After completing her graduation, she started working as a software engineer and developed an app- FontSwap.
  • She was interested in dancing since her childhood and has learned Kathak and Bharatnatyam since the fourth standard from the famous Birju Maharaj‘s disciples for 8 years and also won several Inter College Dance Competitions. 

    Taapsee Pannu doing Kathak

    Taapsee Pannu doing Kathak

  • She has worked with many South-Indian flop heroes and as a result, she is popular with the name ‘Goddess of flop heroes’.
  • She has appeared on the magazines cover page and remained the popular face of magazines like ‘Just For Women’ and ‘MaaStars’.

    Taapsee Pannu on Magazine's Cover Page

    Taapsee Pannu on Magazine’s Cover Page

  • Besides a successful actress, she is also a very good squash player.

    Taapsee Pannu Squash Player

    Taapsee Pannu Squash Player

  • She is also an entrepreneur who is co-owner of ‘The Wedding Factory’ (an event company which organises marriages and many such events).
  • She has a BMW car.

    Taapsee Pannu BMW

    Taapsee Pannu BMW

  • She has inked a tattoo on her left leg.

    Taapsee Pannu's Tattoo

    Taapsee Pannu’s Tattoo

  • She wants to marry a guy who is not from the film industry.
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