Taapsee Pannu, who surprised everyone by breaking the stereotypical heroine image in her movie 'Pink', is definitely an inspiration for the women as well as the aspiring actresses. She has been known for her powerful roles in Bollywood in movies like Pink, Ghazi Attack, and Naam Shabana.
As Taapsee celebrates her 30th birthday today, we have enlisted 10 facts about her that should be known.
1. Taapsee was a careless brat in childhood and always loved to go to school where she was always active in extra-curricular activities.
2. Her nickname was kept 'Maggie' since she had beautiful curly locks of hair.
3. Taapsee is a professional dancer and had started learning Kathak and Bharatanatyam since fourth grade. She has even won several inter-college dance competitions.
4. Taapse in true sense of the phrase is 'beauty with brains'. She is not only well-versed in acting and dancing but is also a scholar in her academics. She scored 90% in 12th standard and pursued engineering at GTBIT College. She had future plans to pursue an MBA and also cleared entrance exam with a CAT score of 88%.
5. She made her debut in the industry as a participant on Channel V Get Gorgeous pageant.
6. During her college days, Taapsee had done ads and assignments for recognizable brands like Reliance, PVR, Pantaloons, etc. She had even participated in Miss India 2008 pageant and won the titles of Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face and also Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin.
7. In her movie Pink, she played the role of a molested victim. In an interview, she opened up about being eve-teased in real life. Since she was from Delhi, she used to travel in DTC buses where she was once touched at the wrong places while she was travelling to her college.
8. Taapsee is an entrepreneur as well as she runs an event management company called 'The Wedding Factory’.
9. Talking about her personal life, she has openly said that she finds a dream man in a common man and believes that there can only be one star in a relationship and that is her. She even claimed to never date a ‘star’ in future since she had once been in a relationship with a south Indian guy.
10. Not only an actor, dancer and an entrepreneur, she is also a great squash player and has the ability to defeat anyone in the game.
On the work front Taapsee will be next seen in Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez starrer Judwaa 2 which is a David Dhawan directorial. The birthday girl is all set to create magic on the silver screen and we wish the very best of everything to her.