Raveena Tandon is an Indian actress and producer who appears in Hindi films. She has received a National Film Award and two Filmfare Awards. Tandon made her film debut with Patthar Ke Phool. She then featured briefly in several box-office hits including Laadla, Dilwale, Mohra, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Ziddi, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Dulhe Raja and received critical acclaim in 2001 for Daman and Aks.

Birth Name

Raveena Tandon

Nickname

Ravs, Munmun

Profession

Actress, Producer, Former Model

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Raveena Tandon was born on 26th October 1974, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Age

She’s currently 45 year sold.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Nationality

Indian

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Raveena studied at the Jamnabai Narsee School, which is located in Juhu, Mumbai and went to Mithibai College to pursue her Bachelors in Arts. She had to drop out her college after 2 years due to her increasing popularity as a Bollywood actress.

Family Details

  • Father – Ravi Tandon (Director, Producer)
  • Mother – Veena Tandon
  • Siblings – Rajiv Tandon (Actor)
  • Relatives – Mac Mohan (Actor) (Uncle), Manjari Makijany (Director, Producer) (Cousin), Kiran Rathod (Actor) (Cousin)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Raveena Tandon has dated –

  • Akshay Kumar (1994-1996) – Raveena and well-established actor Akshay Kumar fell in love with one another while shooting for director Rajiv Rai’s Mohra (1994). She then came into a relationship with Akshay Kumar and the couple got engaged in 1994. The duo called off their engagement 3 years after their engagement because Raveena was unhappy with Akshay’s Casanova image and with his linkup rumours with Rekha.

  • Anil Thadani (2003-Present) – She began dating film distributor Anil Thadani during the making of her film Stumped (2003). Their engagement was announced in November 2003 and she married Thadani on 22 February 2004, in Jag Mandir Palace in Udaipur, Rajasthan according to Punjabi traditions. They had their first child a girl named Rasha Thadani (b. March 16, 2005). Later, they had their second child a boy named Ranbirvardhan (b. July 12, 2007).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 63 kg
  • In Pounds – 139 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-28-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Raveena performance in the film was appraised by the audience and won her a Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year. Subsequently, she featured in many hit films including Laadla (1994), Dilwale (1994), Mohra (1994), Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996), Ziddi (1997), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998) and Dulhe Raja (1998).

Film Debut

In 1991, Raveena made her debut theatrical film appearance as Kiran Khanna in director Anant Balani’s Patthar Ke Phool. She received the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year for her performance.

In 1993, Raveena made her first Telugu film appearance as Rekha in Ratha Saradhi.

In 1994, Raveena made her debut Tamil film appearance in director P. Vasu’s Sadhu.

In 1999, Raveena made her debut Kannada film appearance as Keerthi in director Upendra Rao’s film Upendra.

In 2010, Raveena made her debut Bengali film appearance as Sohini in Laboratory.

Television Debut

In 1992, she made her first TV show appearance as a Host on Isi Ka Naam Zindagi.

Brand Endorsements

Raveena has appeared in commercials for Shri Aastha Hair Oil, Rotomac Global Private Limited, Hempushpa, HP Gas, Tuskca, PETA, Zenovit, MOHAN Foundation, Riso & Ariel. She has also appeared in a PSA for the National Rural Health Mission’s Reproductive Health awareness campaign.

Awards & Nominations

Year Film Award Category Result
1992 Patthar Ke Phool Filmfare Awards Lux New Face of the Year Won
1995 Laadla Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2002 Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence National Film Awards Best Actress Won
Aks Filmfare Awards Special Performance Award Won
Screen Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
Bollywood Movie Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
Bollywood Movie Awards Critics Award Female Won
Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
Awadh Samman Awarded by the Government of Uttar Pradesh Won
2004 Satta Screen Awards Best Actress Nominated
2011 Laboratory Kalakar Awards Best Actress Won
2012 Shobhana 7 Nights Indian Film Festival of Houston Best Actress Won
2018 Maatr Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award Best Actress Critic Won
2018 Maatr Lions Gold Awards Performance With Social Impact Won
2018 Maatr Bollywood Film Journalists Awards: Special Trendsetter Award Won
2018 N/A GeoSpa AsiaSpa Awards Woman of Substance Award Won
2018 Maatr Society Awards Acting Excellence Award Won
2018 N/A Iconic Awards Women Empowerment Icon Award Won
2019 N/A Femina Beauty Awards Ageless Beauty Won

Raveena Tandon Favorites

  • Favorite ActorsSanjay Dutt, Govinda, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff
  • Favorite Actress – Neetu Singh
  • Favorite Films – Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958), Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983), Padosan (1968)
  • Favorite Designer – Manish Malhotra
  • Favorite Restaurants In Dubai – Zuma, La Petite Maison
  • Favorite Perfume – Angel by Thierry Mugler
  • Favorite Holiday Destination – Switzerland
  • Favorite Watch Brand – Audemars Piguet
  • Favorite Car – Pajero
  • Favorite Food – Dhokla, Tandoori Paneer, Tandoori Chicken

Raveena Tandon Net worth

Raveena Tandon has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2019. She receives a fee of Rs.1-2 crore per film. Her car collection includes Audi Q7 and Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Raveena Tandon

  • While studying at Jamnabai Narsee School, she was the head girl. However, she was a backbencher and reserved child.
  • As a child, Tandon wanted to be a Pilot or an IPS officer.
  • During her college years, she was titled as Rose Queen.
  • When she was young, she had a huge crush on Sanjay Dutt.
  • In 1991, Raveena was 17 years old when she made her debut besides actor Salman Khan in Patthar Ke Phool. Her very first role was a complete hit and she went on to receive the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year.
  • In 1995, she starred with Shahrukh Khan for the first time in Zamaana Deewana; the film failed to do well.

  • In 1995, Raveena had adopted two children, both were girls. One was named Pooja, who at the time of adoption was 11 years old and the other child was named Chhaya, who was 8 years old.
  • In 1998, Raveena was offered the lead role in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) which was later given to actress Rani Mukerji.
  • In November 1, 1998, Raveena was featured on the cover of Stardust Annual (US).
  • She has judged the TV shows like Sabse Bada Kalakar, The Drama Company and Nach Baliye 9.
  • In November 2002, Tandon sang to support People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
  • In 2003, Raveena was elected as the chairperson for the Children’s Film Society of India.
  • In 2015, she made a comeback to Bollywood in longtime friend Anurag Kashayp’s magnum opus Bombay Velvet.
  • In 2017, Raveena was seen in the thriller movie Maatr in which she played a mother who seeks revenge for her daughter’s rape. Her performance was lauded and gained critical acclaim for her performance.
  • In 2017, Tandon appeared in the film Shab in which she romanced a 13 years younger actor. The film had too many bold scenes and was even banned from releasing it on the television.
  • In March 2018, the administration of The Sri Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneshwar pressed charges against Raveena for indulging in an advertisement shoot.
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