Biography / trivia
# Taapsee was born on 1st Aug 1987 in Delhi, India in a Punjabi family.
# Taapsee has a sister, Shagun Pannu.
# She attended “Mata Jai Kaur Public School” and “Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology” in Delhi.
# She has an engineering degree in computer science and she even worked as a software engineer for a company for sometime. She is the one, who developed “fontswap”, an iPhone application.!!
# She entered the fashion world with her entry to Channel [V]’s “Get Gorgeous” show. From there she took modeling seriously and it eventually lead her to films.
# She endorsed plenty of products including Reliance Trends, Red FM, Motorola, Pantaloon, PVR Cinemas, Coca-Cola, Dabur, Airtel, Tata Docomo etc.
# She made her film debut with “Jhummandi Naadam” opposite Manoj Manchu in 2010. Though the film didn’t impress the audience she gained recognition and several directors approached her.
# Her first blockbuster film was “Aadukalam” opposite Dhanush in 2011. It was her tamil debut movie. The film was huge commercial hit of the year. Her performance was much appreciated by film critics.
# Her initial successful movies were “Vastadu Naa Raju”, “Mr. Perfect”, Vandhaan Vendraan etc.
# She made her Malayalam film debut with “Doubles” alongside Mammootty and Nadia Moidu in 2011.
“I am blessed with good skin. I fear makeup and don’t wear it during public appearances. I have no fixed plan as far as skin is concerned. I make sure I eat a balanced diet — fruits and vegetables. I eat only when I’m hungry.”
“I was prepared for the rumours to hit when I came to the industry. Fortunately, my family have the same attitude and they too take all the gossip in their stride. They have never reacted!”
“Though I am not trained in acting, I have been a stage performer before. I am trained in Kathak from the age of four.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1||2010||Jhummandi Naadam||K. Raghavendra Rao||Manoj Manchu,Mohan Babu|
|2||2011||Aadukalam||Vetrimaran||Dhanush,V. I. S.Jayabalan|
|3||2011||Vastadu Naa Raju||Hemant Madhukar||Vishnu Manchu,Prakash Raj|
|4||2011||Doubles||Sohan Seenulal||Mammootty,Nadia Moidu|
|5||2011||Mr. Perfect||Dasaradh||Prabhas,Kajal Agarwal|
|6||2011||Veera||Ramesh Varma||Ravi Teja,Kajal Aggarwal|
|7||2011||Vanthaan Vendraan||R. Kannan||Jeeva,Nandha|
|8||2011||Mogudu||Krishna Vamsi||Gopichand,Shraddha Das|
|9||2012||Chashme Baddoor||David Dhawan||Ali Zafar,Siddharth|
|10||2012||Gundello Godari||Kumar Nagendra||Aadhi,Lakshmi Manchu|
|11||2012||Daruvu||Siva||Ravi Teja,Sayaji Shinde|