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Kangana Ranaut Goes From Bollywood Queen to Mandi Lawmaker: Films, Controversies, Politics

Kangana Ranaut

In Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate and actor Kangana Ranaut has emerged victorious over Congress’s regal scion Vikramaditya Singh. Kangana’s campaign received substantial backing from prominent party leaders, such as Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She posted a photo on Instagram earlier today of her mother kissing her on the brow. “Maa ishwar ka roop hai (Mother is an embodiment of God)” was the caption she added to the photo.

Kangana Ranaut, born on March 23, 1987, in Bhambla, Himachal Pradesh, made a remarkable début in Bollywood with her debut film Gangster in 2006. Her performance was met with critical acclaim in the film directed by Anurag Basu. She continued to impress with her performances in Woh Lamhe (2006), Life in a… Metro (2007), and Fashion (2008), thereby establishing herself as a versatile actress.

Controversies: Kangana Ranaut’s career has been characterized by numerous controversies, despite her status as a renowned actress. She has been vocal about nepotism in Bollywood, famously engaging in a dispute with Karan Johar and referring to him as the “flagbearer of nepotism.” Her public rivalry with actor Hrithik Roshan was marked by heated exchanges and legal disputes.

Breakthrough: Kangana Ranaut’s significant film debut was Queen (2014), in which she portrayed a young woman who embarks on a solitary honeymoon after her fiancé abandons her. The film was a resounding triumph, and she was awarded the National Film Award for Best Actress. She solidified her position as one of Bollywood’s most accomplished actresses by delivering forceful performances in films such as Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015), Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019), and Panga (2020).

Political Ambitions: Kangana Ranaut has consistently demonstrated a strong interest in politics, aligning herself with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). for years. She publicly advocated for the policies and leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), such as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Her formal entry into politics was marked by her decision to compete as a BJP candidate in the Mandi constituency of Himachal Pradesh.

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