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Kangana Ranaut's Top 10 Films

May 21, 2015 09:13 IST

We look at the movies that made Kangana Ranaut a star.

Kangana Ranaut has risen from strength to strength, and is one of the best actresses in the film industry today after belting out hits like Queen and Krrish 3.

The future looks bright for this young lady as well.

Her upcoming film Tanu Weds Manu Returns releases this Friday, and the trailer looks very promising.

Here's looking at Kangana's Top 10 films.


Tanu Weds Manu


After the disastrous spectacle called Kites, Tanu Weds Manu brought Kangana back on the map.

She went with director Aanand L Rai's conviction, co-starred with R Madhavan, and came up with a winning performance.

Read the review here



Kangana was so good in Queen, she totally deserved the National Award for Best Actress for the film.

Queen was stuck in the cans for a long time before it was released on a small scale.

Kangana showed everyone that there was an actress inside there waiting to explode.

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Revolver Rani


Though Revolver Rani didn't do well at the box office, Kangana must be acknowledged for her performance.

As the protagonist, Kangana was seen in outrageous costumes, delivering outrageous lines, and going totally over-the-top.

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Krrish 3


Kangana reportedly was unsure about playing a mutant but director Rakesh Roshan persuaded her to take it up.

The actress held her own in the film, despite it being a Hrithik Roshan-vehicle, and the leading lady was Priyanka Chopra.

Read the review here

Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai


Kangana approached the part of a reigning Bollywood actress in the 1970s in a straightforward manner and came up trumps.

She was required to carry off gorgeous saris, and she came through.

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Raaz: The Mystery Continues


As a woman tormented by the ghosts of the past, Kangana had a complicated role.

She has been associated with the Bhatt camp for quite some time, but this was a new challenge because it was a horror film.

The part was physically demanding and tough, but Kangana got it right.

Read the review here



Kangana played a supermodel, who sees dark days as the film progresses.

Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar, the film also starred Priyanka Chopra.

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Life... In A Metro


Anurag Basu's Life...In A Metro starred many talents like Irrfan, Kay Kay Menon, Konkona Sen Sharma, Shiney Ahuja, Dharmendra, Sharman Joshi and Shilpa Shetty.

Kangana's segment with Kay Kay Menon and Sharman Joshi was stark and well-played, and the actress made her mark.

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Woh Lamhe


Kangana played a neurotic Parveen Babi in this Mahesh Bhatt film.

She gave a good performance as the tormented yesteryear actress, and one wondered if she was revisiting a personal anguish of her own.

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Kangana’s Bollywood journey started with a murder. In the very first scene of Gangster, her character was shown killing a man.

Anurag Basu was Kangna’s mentor in her debut film, and he made sure his protégée understood the complications of the acting world.

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Joginder Tuteja in Mumbai