Kangana showed her acting skills. Even though Priyanka Chopra played the lead role in ‘Fashion’, Kangana managed to grab eyeballs with her stellar performance as a troubled model.  

Kangana moved behind the lens with ‘Manikarnika:The Queen of Jhansi’. The Queen Of Jhansi’ was a film made to honour the courage of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. She bagged yet another National Award for her work in the period drama. 

Kangana plays the role of later former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa. Before she was a politician, Jayalalithaa was part of the Tamil film industry. She even gained 20 kilos for her role. 

Kangana’s role truly acts as a source of motivation for girls who hesitate to live an independent life in a male-dominated society. Kangana won her second National Award for her role in Queen. 

Her comical avatar in ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ drew attention to the jury of The National Film Awards as they honoured Kangana with the prestigious award once again . . The film also gave Kangana a chance to play a double role. 

Kangana Ranaut plays the role of Jaya – a champion kabaddi player who has to leave the game after being married and getting pregnant. Trapped in amundane life, Jaya regrets quitting the game she loves and her family pushes her to achieve her dream.