Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33

Updated: July 31, 2020 20:46 IST

Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33

Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33
Taapsee Pannu, born in New Delhi, gained immense popularity after starring in south cinema. She rocked Bollywood with her powerful performances in films like Pink, Baby and its spin-off Naam Shabana. As Taapsee celebrates her 33rd birthday today, let's take a look at her journey in the film industry.

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Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33
Taapsee was born in Delhi in a Sikh family. Taapsee, who is a Computer Science graduate, completed her schooling and college from Delhi. Taapsee entered the film industry after she featured on the reality show Get Gorgeous.

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Taapsee's big break came in 2010 when K Raghavendra Rao offered her lead role opposite Manoj Manchu in Jhummandi Naadam. (Image courtesy YouTube)
Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33
Taapsee, who was offered three films even before her debut hit the screens, appeared in seven films in 2011 in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. She made Aadukalam with Dhanush (her Tamil film debut), Vastadu Naa Raju with Vishnu Manchu, Mr Perfect with Prabhas, Veera with Ravi Teja, Vandhaan Vendraan with Jiiva, Mogudu with Gopichand and Doubles with Mammootty.

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Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33
In 2012, she took a break from the signing spree and only appeared in Daruvu with Ravi Teja. The film failed to fetch positive reviews. (Image courtesy YouTube)
Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33
In 2013, Taapsee made her Bollywood debut in David Dhawan-directed Chashme Baddoor. She also featured in three Telugu films Gundello Godari, Shadow and Sahasam and one Tamil film Arrambam that year.

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2015 was a big year for Taapsee, courtesy the Neeraj Pandey-directed Baby and the Aishwaryaa R Dhanush-directed Vai Raja Vai. She also starred in Raghava Lawrence's Kanchana 2. (Image courtesy YouTube)
Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33
In 2016, she won over the film industry with her powerful performance in the Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury-directed Pink. The film also featured Amitabh Bachchan, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang. Pink won the National Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues.

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In 2017, Taapsee was cast in the lead role in Baby spin-off Naam Shabana, which won great critical acclaim for her. The same year, she also featured in films like Varun Dhawan's Judwaa 2 and war-drama The Ghazi Attack.
Happy Birthday, Taapsee Pannu. Painting Bollywood Pink@33
Taapsee Pannu began 2018 with a small-budget film like Dil Juunglee and starred opposite Diljit Dosanjh in the recently released Soorma, a sports biopic. Later that year, she featured in two Hindi films - courtroom drama titled Mulk, co-starring late actor Rishi Kapoor, and Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyaan, in which she co-starred with Abhishek Bachchan and Vicky Kaushal.

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Taapsee Pannu's Badla marked her first film of 2019. She co-starred with Amitabh Bachchan and Amrita Singh in the film, directed by Sujoy Ghosh. Her next film was Game Over, which released in two languages - Hindi and Telugu. On Independence Day, her film Mission Mangal opened in theatres. It also featured Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari and Sharman Joshi. Mission Mangal was a commercial hit.

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Saand Ki Aankh, starring Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles, released in October last year. The film was based on the lives of sharpshooters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar.

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Taapsee Pannu kickstarted this year with Anubhav Sinha's Thappad. The film, which also starred Pavail Gulati and Dia Mirza, received positive reviews from film critics. Thappad, based on domestic violence, also performed well at the box office.

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Next up, Taapsee Pannu has films like Akarsh Khurana's Rashmi Rocket, Vinil Mathew's Haseen Dillruba, Aakash Bhatia's Looop Lapeta and Rahul Dholakia's Shabaash Mithu in the line-up.

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Wish you all very best for your future endeavours, Taapsee Pannu. Happy birthday, once again!

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