29 years old Jat Sikhni, Taapsee Pannu was born and brought up in New Delhi. After acting in few of Kollywood as well as Bollywood movies, Taapsee got a chance to share the silver screen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Pink’. ‘Pink’ is a courtroom drama film which is an inspiring film for all the women around the world.

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Here are some lesser known facts about this gorgeous and immensely talented performer.

1 Childhood of this careless brat


Taapsee has a sister who is four years younger than her but is still considered the mature one. Taapsee describes herself as a careless brat in childhood. Unlike most of the children, She loved going to school and was always active in co-curricular activities.

2Nickname – Maggie

Nicknamed as Maggie (probably due to her curly hairs) and glam-doll, Taapsee started learning Kathak and Bharatnatyam since fourth grade. She took the dance seriously and won several inter-college dance competitions.

3Beauty with brains


Taapsee has been a bright student since school time. With magnificent 90% in 12th standard. Taapsee pursued engineering at GTBIT college. She had future plans to pursue an MBA and also cleared entrance exam with a CAT score of 88%.

4 Debuted in the industry as a participant on Channel V Get Gorgeous pageant.

Spirited performer made her debut in the industry as a participant on Channel V Get Gorgeous pageant. According to her, she filled the form casually and attached few of her candid pictures. Getting selected and becoming a recognizable face came to her as a surprise package.

5Taapsee as a model

During her college days, Taapsee did modeling in certain ads and later endorsed many brands such as Reliance, PVR, Pantaloons etc.

6Taapsee was eve-teased


In a recent interview, powerful Taapsee spoke about being eve-teased while she was in Delhi. She used to travel in DTC buses while going to college and was touched at the wrong place during that time.

7Winner of many titles

Beautiful Taapsee also participated in Miss India 2008 pageant and won the titles of Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face and also Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin.


8The Goddess of flop heroes

Taapsee is sometimes referred as Goddess of flop heroes because she had worked with many flop south-Indian heroes during the rough patches in their career. She has done over 10 Tamil and Telugu films before making her debut in Bollywood with David Dhawan’s Chashme Baddoor (2013). Earlier when she was offered South films, she refused many offers as she did not speak the same tongue.

9Bollywood diva

Taapsee was praised for her acting as task force agent in Bollywood movie ‘Baby’ opposite Akshay Kumar.  She is currently filming for two more Bollywood movies viz. runningshaadi.com and tadka.

10Taapsee on magazine cover

Taapsee has also been the face of the magazines of ‘Just For Women’ and ‘MaaStars’. She was nominated twice for best supporting actress in Filmfare for her movies Mr. Perfect and Arrambam.

11Taapsee’s perfect match is a common man

Taapsee’s perfect match is a common man. Taapsee believes that there can only be one star in a relationship and that is her. She claims to never date a ‘star’ in future. Though she has once been in a relationship with a south Indian guy.

12She is a wedding planner too

Taapsee has a keen interest in event management. To pursue her interest, she runs an event company ‘The Wedding Factory’ which organizes events and weddings. She runs the company along with her two partners Farah Parvaresh and her sister, Shagun Pannu. 

13Reel life Iron Sharmila?

Taapsee due to her incredible performance in some of the movies has been approached for being the lead actress in a biopic based on activist, Iron Sharmila. Taapsee decided to respond to the offer after she gets free from her current projects.

We wish all the luck to Taapsee for her upcoming movies.

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