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Education and schooling
Taapsee Pannu did her initial schooling at Mata Jai Kaur Public School in Ashok Nagar, Delhi and enrolled herself in Computer Science Engineering degree at Guru Tech Bahadur Institute of Technology, Delhi. She worked for some time as a software engineer after completing B.tech. She also wanted to pursue MBA.
Parents: Dilmohan Singh Pannu (Father), Nirmaljeet Pannu (Mother)
Siblings: Shagun Pannu (Younger Sister), Rajat Pannu (Younger Brother)
Boyfriends & Affairs
1- Taapsee Pannu loves to keep her love life under wraps but in an interview, she talked about her first relationship. Taapsee said that she was a late bloomer compared to her classmates and entered her first relationship in the ninth grade. However, her first relationship didn’t last more than one and a half year as her boyfriend left her for his board’s exam.
2- When she was having a great career in the Telugu and Tamil film industry, she was in a relationship with Telugu actor Mahat Raghavendra. She kept her relationship with Mahat a secret even after they broke up. However, Mahat wasn’t thinking the same way and he confessed during a press conference that he dated Taapsee Pannu for two years but split up when things didn’t work out.
3- There were mild rumours about Taapsee Pannu dating Bollywood actor Saqib Salim as they were seen together casually. Their cute pictures on their social media handles were adding more fumes to the story. However, Saqib cleared the air that they are prepping for their upcoming movie together and shared a friendly relationship only.
4- If reports are to be believed, Taapsee Pannu is currently dating Olympic silver medalist badminton player Mathias Boe from Denmark. Their budding romance was making headlines recently and during an interview, Taapsee gave hints about her interest in marriage as well.
Taapsee loves reading and dancing. She is a trained Kathak dancer. She also loves playing squash and riding bikes.
After completing graduation, Taapsee Pannu worked as a software engineer before she pursued a full-time career in modelling. She worked with numerous print media and appeared in many television ads. Taapsee is also a recipient of many beauty titles including Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face and Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin.
Although she was doing great on the modelling front she lost interest as she was not getting the recognition she was willing for and decided to act. Taapsee made her commercial acting debut in the Telugu musical drama Jhummandi Naadam alongside Manoj Manchu in the year 2010. Next year, Taapsee made her Tamil cinema debut with critically acclaimed movie Aadakalam opposite Dhanush. Aadakalam went on to win 6 awards at National Film Awards and served great for Taapsee’s rising career.
Taapsee made her mark in the Tamil and Telugu film industries with back to back hit movies and finally decided to enter Bollywood in the year 2013. Taapsee made her much-awaited Hindi film debut with comedy-drama Chashme Baddoor but failed to gain recognition and went back to Telugu and Tamil industries.
In the year 2015, she made another attempt at Bollywood and shared a brief role with Akshay Kumar in the spy thriller Baby. She received positive word of mouth for her performance but gained her much-awaited recognition with the social thriller Pink. Her performances in such movies attracted critical acclaim and she bagged the lead role in another spy thriller Naam Shabana.
Taapsee experimented with her roles and did different genre movies like The Ghazi Attack, Soorma, Manmarziyaan, Judwaa 2 and Badla. Currently, Taapsee Pannu is the busiest actress in Bollywood with a huge lineup of upcoming movies.
Taapsee charges roughly around 2 crore INR per movie. She also endorses multiple brands and acts in multiple cinema industries.
Apart from movies, Taapsee is a budding entrepreneur. She is the co-owner of an event company ‘The Wedding Factory’, which organizes events, weddings and parties. Currently, Taapsee holds a net worth of around 18 crore INR (approx).
Taapsee Pannu rose to stardom and currently one of the most sought after actresses in India. Taapsee loved her BMW X3 luxury car for her daily commute but she gifted her a brand new Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV after the success of her comedy movie Judwaa 2.
1- Taapsee Pannu stirred controversy when she was abruptly removed from the movie Pati Patni Aur Woh and got replaced by newcomer Ananya Pandey. Taapsee was not happy with the exit and expressed her thoughts on nepotism since Ananya Pandey is the daughter of Chunky Pandey.
2- Taapsee made headlines when she opened up about director Raghavendra Rao who launched her in the Tamil film industry and made certain remarks about him which were not taken lightly by her fans.
3- There were rumours that Taapsee Pannu was the reason for the clash between Telugu actor Manchu Manoj and Tamil actor Mahat Raghavendra.
4- Taapsee attracted a huge controversy when Sikh community objected smoking scenes in her movie Manmarziyaan and the producer had to delete them. Taapsee being a Sikh herself defended her movie through tweets and received threat messages.
Likes and Dislikes
1- Taapsee has always been a sporty girl and she loves to play squash and ride bikes.
2- Taapsee Pannu is a vegetarian and loves munching on Chole Puri, Kachori, Papri Chaat, Parantha and Chineses cuisines.
3- Taapsee loves to do what’s on her mind and in an interview, she said that she might leave acting if she gets bored with it.
4- She is a cartoon lover and her favourite cartoon is Powerpuff Girls.
5- Taapsee is not a fan of sharing her personal life with the public and says that she might get married without inviting any media.
1- Taapsee Pannu won Best Actress (Jury) Award for her comedy movie Mr Perfect at Santosham Film Awards.
2- Taapsee won Debut Actor of the Year (Female) award for her Bollywood debut movie Chashme Baddoor at South Africa India Film and Television Awards.
3- Taapsee is a recipient of Best Actor Female- Jury Special Award and Woman of the Year award for her movie Pink at Jagran Film Festival and International Indian Film Academy Awards, respectively.
4- She also won Extraordinary Impact- Female award for her movie Naam Shabana at Zee Cine Awards.
5- In 2018, she won Lux Golden Rose Award for Break Through Performance Of The Year.