Facts About Taapsee Pannu
- Does Taapsee Pannu smoke?: No
- Does Taapsee Pannu drink alcohol?: Yes
- She is a Jatt Sikh, who was born in Delhi.
- While studying computer engineering in her 2nd year of college, she decided to opt MBA. She also gave CAT exam and scored 88% in it, but she didn’t get the admission where she wanted.
- Since her college days, she has been doing modelling for various ads to manage her daily extra expenses.
- She was very much active in her school days too; as she used to work as a public speaker and also used to participate in almost all festival competitions.
- She has a huge crush on actor Ranbir Kapoor.
- Taapsee learned Kathak dance for 8 years from the famous Birju Maharaj‘s disciples.
- She had a very studious personality in her school and she was hardly interested in becoming an actress at that time.
- She made her first step into the glam world as a participant on Channel V Get Gorgeous pageant. She later shared that she filled the form very casually and attached some of her candid pictures, and she was surprised on getting selected.
- She participated in Miss India 2008 pageant and got the Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face titles and Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin titles.
- Her Tamil debut Adakulam in 2011 was critically acclaimed by the audience and was also a big commercial success.
- She is the co-owner of an event company named The Wedding Factory, which organises marriages and many such events.
- She is a big Powerpuff girl (a cartoon character), lover.
- While shooting for the court scenes for the film Pink, Taapsee 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 loves playing squash and she prefers playing it at least half hour every day.
- She has also worked as a software engineer and developed an app- FontSwap.
- She wants to marry someone who is not from the entertainment industry.
- She is given a pseudonym “Goddess of flop heroes,” which is being given to her because she has worked with many South-Indian flop heroes.
- In an interview with Behindwoods, she shared that who so ever she meets, asks her about the meaning of her name, and it happens almost every time she comes across someone, which she finds irritating sometimes.
- She has remained the popular face of magazines like “Just For Women” and “MaaStars”.
- She is among the few South Indian actresses to have had 7 releases in a single year (2011).
- In 2018, she was starred in the biopic of the famous International hockey player- Sandeep Singh, playing the role of Harpreet, along with Diljit Dosanjh. Here’s the trailer of the movie-
|2011||Aadukalam||Irene Claude||Tamil||Nominated—Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine|
Nominated—Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress
|Vastadu Naa Raju||Pooja||Telugu|
|Mr. Perfect||Maggie||Telugu||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu|
|2013||Gundello Godari||Sarala||Telugu||Simultaneously made and released in Tamil as Maranthen Mannithen|
|Chashme Baddoor||Seema||Hindi||Bollywood debut, Nominated- Filmfare Award Best Female Debut|
|Arrambam||Anitha||Tamil||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil|
|2014||Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|Vai Raja Vai||Shreya||Tamil|
|2016||Pink||Meenal Arora||Hindi||Golden Rose Awards Rising Star |
IIFA Awards Women Of The Year
|The Ghazi Attack||Ananya||Hindi|
|Naam Shabana||Shabana Khan||Hindi|
|Anando Brahma||Unnamed ghost||Telugu|
|2018||Dil Juunglee||Koroli Nair||Hindi|
|Game Over||TBA||Tamil |
|Mission Mangal||Kritika Aggarwal||Hindi||Filming|
|Saand Ki Aankh (2019 film)||TBA||Hindi||Filming|
|2018||Baarish aur Chowmein||Neelu||Hindi||ZEE5[|
|Nitishastra||Roshni||Hindi||Long Short Films|
Movie Awards and nominations
|2011||Aadukalam||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Female Debutant||Nominated|
|2012||Vijay Award||Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine||Nominated|
|Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress||Nominated|
|Mr. Perfect||Filmfare Awards||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu||Nominated|
|Santosham Film Awards||Best Actress (Jury)||Won[|
|2013||Chashme Baddoor||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Female||Nominated|
|South Africa India Film And Television Awards||Debut Actor of the Year – Female||Won[|
|Filmfare Awards||Filmfare Award Best Female Debut||Nominated|
|2014||Arrambam||Edison Awards||Most Enthusiastic Performer-Female Award||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Nominated|
|2017||Pink||Lux Golden Rose Awards||Rising Star Of The Year||Won|
|Stardust Awards||Best Actor(Female)||Nominated|
|Screen Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|BIG Zee Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Film – Female||Nominated|
|Jagran Film Festival||Best Actor Female – Jury Special Award||Won\|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|FOI Online Awards, India||Special Jury Mention||Won[|
|International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|International Indian Film Academy Awards||Woman Of The Year||Won|
|Lux Golden Rose Awards||Power Packed Performer Of The Year Award||Nominated[|
|2018||Naam Shabana||Breakthrough Beauty Of The Year||Won[|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Actress (Jury Choices)||Nominated|
|Extraordinary Impact Award – Female||Won|
|Hindustan Times (HT) Most Stylish Awards||HT Most Stylish Breakthrough Performer (Female)||Won[|
|GeoSpa AsiaSpa Awards||Best Actress Critics||Won[|
|Nitishastra||Streaming Awards||Best Actress||Won[|
|N/A||Lokmat Most Stylish Awards||Most Stylish Youth Icon (Female)||Won|
|Manmarziyaan||Lux Golden Rose Awards||Breakthrough Beauty Of The Year||Won[|
|2019||FOI Online Awards, India||Best Actress in a Leading Role||Won|
|Screen Awards||Best Actress||Nominated[|
|Mulk||Best Actress (Critics)||Nominated|
|Jashn-E-Youngistan Awards||Best Actor -Female||Won[|
|FOI Online Awards, India||Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
|N/A||Femina Beauty Awards||Style and Substance||Won|