"Queen Of Bollywood" Kangana Ranaut: 5 Times She Defines Herself Through Breaking Stereotypes

Nagini Shree |Jul 04, 2019

Kangana Ranaut has never shied away from talking about her struggles as a woman and an outsider in the industry and shattering stereotypes no one can do.

Kangana Ranaut is one of the boldest actresses in Bollywood who keeps her in news more for her controversy statements. Not just her amazing movies or her otherworldly charm but also all the things she ever says. Bold and fearless, that's what comes to mind when we think of Kangana Ranaut.

Some people also labeled her as the Rikhi Swant of Bollywood but it doesn't stop Kangana from calling a spade a spade against superstars and even entire industry. Yet, she refused to bow down and stand tall.

Kangana on the cover of Bazaar

Over the years, the actress has made sure she always taking a storm in the industry when raising her voice on every hot topic, which rarely celebrities has the courage to experiment and not being afraid of breaking most stereotypes in Bollywood.

From making her infamous fight with Hrithik Roshan to sparking wide debate on nepotism against many powerful stars, Kangana Ranaut has done EVERYTHING a Bollywood actress does not ever do.

While fans are waiting for her on-screen appearance on the highly-anticipated upcoming film Judgemental Hai Kya, take a look at times the Queen star broke stereotypes and set new examples for others.

1. Speaking about Hrithik Roshan's alleged relationship

Kangana Ranaut Hrithik Roshan
A never-ending spat between Kangana and Hrithik

A few years ago, Kangana raised all eyebrows when she exposed a powerful superstar Hrithik Roshan having a love affair with her behind the closed doors though at that time he had already had wife and children. This has been considered as one of the most Bollywood ugliest spat and both of them rarely missed any chance to mud-sling and slap at each other.

Hrithiksister Sunaina Reached Out Kangana For Help
Hrithik's sister Sunaina reached out Kangana for help

Of late, Kangana has been involved around Roshan family controversy when Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli took to her Twitter account to claim that that the Hrithik's sister Sunaina is asking Kangana for help as her family is physically assaulting her.

2.  Declining endorsements worth crazy amount $$$

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Source: Bollywood Bubble

It takes a great deal of courage to stick to your values and work on your own terms in an industry like Bollywood. Kangana broke stereotypes when turning down an endorsement of Rs. 2 crores because she thought it would be an insult to her sister who has a dark complexion.

Talking about her firm decision, Kangana said,

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3. Asking for equal pay

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Source: Instagram

Kangana has never shied away from speaking her minds including pay parity. Talking about her views regarding the huge pay gap between male and female actors in Bollywood, the Judgemental Hai Kya star got candid,

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4. Sparking on nepotism

Kangana And Karan
Kangana accused filmmaker Karan of nepotism on his own show.

Last year, Kangana Ranaut had attacked Karan Johar on his own chat show and called him the "flag-bearer of nepotism" and "movie mafia".

The bold actress also created quite a buzz when she accused Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt of not supporting her. The Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi actress had called out the industry for boycotting her.

5. Elaborating on no-Khans policy

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Kangana Ranaut refuses to work with three Khans. Source: businessofcinema.com

Here's yet another why Kangana is the most interesting actress in the tinsel tower. In an interaction with media, she revealed that she is almost certain she won't share the same screen with three superstars Khan - Aamir Khan, Salman Khan and Shah Ruk Khan.

And she gave a sound logic. In any Khan film, they dominate every frame and she didn't want to get overshadowed and would want to build her own brand.

Kangana Ranaut

So, what gives Kangana Ranaut enough courage to break many stereotypes and go against most of the leading actors in the Bollywood industry? After all, Kangana is one of the few self-made successful actresses and she is extremely confident about her capability. After the success of Queen, Kangana has delivered back-to-back blockbusters with the presence of any big male star.



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