Bikini Bollywood wishes a very happy birthday to one of the gorgeous stars of Bollywood, Raveena Tandon. Born on October 26,1974.
Raveena made her acting debut opposite Salman Khan in Patthar Ke Phool (1991), and won a Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year for her performance in the film. During the 1990s, she was part of several commercial successes such as Dilwale (1994), Mohra (1994), Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996) and Ziddi (1997), among others. Despite attaining popularity, her main successful period evolved in the early 2000s, when she ventured into more serious roles and turned towards arthouse and parallel cinema. She got high critical acclaim for her performances in films like Aks (2001), Satta (2003), Shool (1999), and Sandhya (2002). She was at the peak of her career in 2002, when she won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Kalpana Lajmi’s Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001).
Raveena Tandon attended Jamnabai Narsee School in Juhu and studied at Mithibai College. She completed her first and second years at the college. During her time as an intern, she got her first film offer from Shantanu Sheorey which she accepted. She dropped out of college and decided to pursue her film career.
Her father was a producer and directed some films in the 1970s and 1980s. She has a brother named Rajeev Tandon, who had a brief career in Bollywood films. Her cousin, Kiran Rathod, is also an Indian actress. Her first cousin, Manjari Makijany is a writer and director of Hindi films and American films. Her other cousin Reshma Singh, acted in television serials. A third cousin, Vishal Singh, is an actor for television serials.
Courtesy – Wikipedia.com
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