Taapsee Pannu is an Indian actress for her work in Telugu,Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi  films. Taapsee worked as a software professional and pursued a career in modelling before becoming an actress. During her modelling career, she appeared in a number of commercials. Taapsee made her acting debut with the 2010 Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam directed by Raghavendra Rao.

Birth Name

Taapsee Pannu


Maggie, Glam-doll


Actress, Model

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Taapsee Pannu was born on 1 August 1987 in New Delhi, India.


She is currently 31 years old.


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Sun Sign





Asian (Indian)

She is of Punjabi descent.




Taapsee Pannu went to the Mata Jai Kaur Public School. She then got enrolled at the  Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology and completed her college education with a graduate degree in Computer Science Engineering.

Family Details

  • Father – Dilmohan Singh Pannu
  • Mother – Nirmaljeet Pannu
  • Siblings – Shagun Pannu (Younger Sister)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Taapsee Pannu dated –

  • Saqib Saleem – Tapsee was linked with actor Saqib Saleem in 2016. They had first met while shooting for a music video, Tum Ho Toh Lagta Hai. Their relationship rumors again surfaced in the summer of 2017, after they were again pictured together at a number of events.
  • Amit Sadh (2013) – In 2013, actors Amit Sadh and Taapsee were rumored to be dating each other. In a 2014 interview with Bollywood Hungama, Amit himself revealed that he was in love with her. During that time, they also appeared in a Wild Stone commercial.

  • Mathias Boe (2017) – Taapsee Pannu was reported to be dating Danish badminton star Mathias Boe in 2017. Although she hasn’t directly confirmed their relationship, she had subtly acknowledged their relationship in her interviews. In her interview with India Today, she claimed that she was very happy with her personal life and was extremely proud of her relationship status.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 4¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-27-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 27 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Being cast as the female lead in the Tamil drama movie, Aadukalam, which had Dhanush as the male lead and went on to win 6 awards at the 58th National Film Awards. Being cast in the supporting role in the spy thriller movie, Baby, which had Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher and Rana Daggubati in the lead roles.

Film Debut

In 2010, Taapsee made her theatrical film debut in the Telugu drama movie, Jhummandi Naadam.

Television Debut

In 2015, she made her first TV show appearance as herself in the comedy TV show,  Comedy Nights with Kapil.

Brand Endorsements

During her brief stint as a model, she endorsed brands such as Reliance Trends, Red FM 93.5, UniStyle Image, Coca-Cola, Motorola, Pantaloon, PVR Cinemas, Standard Chartered Bank, Dabur, Airtel, Tata Docomo, World Gold Council, Havells and Vardhman.


  • In 2012, there was a buzz that she was the reason behind the fight between Kollywood actor Mahat Raghavendra and Tollywood actor Manchu Manoj at a party after the Filmfare awards in Chennai.
  • After the release of her film ‘Manmarziyaan’ (2018), the members of the Sikh community objected to the smoking scenes by the Sikh characters of the film; after which the producers of the film deleted those scenes. Taapsee Pannu, who is also a Sikh, also responded to the controversy with few tweets and even a troll threatened to beat her up.

Distinctive Features

  • Bright and cute smile.
  • Prominent and strong chin.

Awards & Nominations

Year Film Award Category Result
2011 Aadukalam South Indian International Movie Awards Best Female Debutant Nominated
2012 Vijay Award Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine Nominated
Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress Nominated
Mr. Perfect Filmfare Awards Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu Nominated
Santosham Film Awards Best Actress (Jury) Won
2013 Chashme Baddoor BIG Star Entertainment Awards BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Female Nominated
South Africa India Film And Television Awards Debut Actor of the Year – Female Won
Filmfare Awards Filmfare Award Best Female Debut Nominated
2014 Arrambam Edison Awards Most Enthusiastic Performer-Female Award Won
Filmfare Awards Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil Nominated
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
2017 Pink Lux Golden Rose Awards Rising Star Of The Year Won
Stardust Awards Best Actor(Female) Nominated
Screen Awards Best Actress Nominated
BIG Zee Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Film – Female Nominated
Jagran Film Festival Best Actor Female – Jury Special Award Won
Zee Cine Awards Best Actress Nominated
FOI Online Awards, India Special Jury Mention Won
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actress Nominated
International Indian Film Academy Awards Woman Of The Year Won
Lux Golden Rose Awards Power Packed Performer Of The Year Award Nominated
2018 Naam Shabana Breakthrough Beauty Of The Year Won
Zee Cine Awards Best Actress (Jury Choices) Nominated
Extraordinary Impact Award – Female Won
Hindustan Times (HT) Most Stylish Awards HT Most Stylish Breakthrough Performer (Female) Won
GeoSpa AsiaSpa Awards Best Actress Critics Won
Nitishastra Streaming Awards Best Actress Won
N/A Lokmat Most Stylish Awards Most Stylish Youth Icon (Female) Won
Manmarziyaan Lux Golden Rose Awards Breakthrough Beauty Of The Year Won
2019 FOI Online Awards, India Best Actress in a Leading Role Pending
Screen Awards Best Actress Nominated
Mulk Best Actress (Critics) Nominated
Jashn-E-Youngistan Awards Best Actor -Female Won
FOI Online Awards, India Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast Pending

Taapsee Pannu Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Suriya, Ranbir Kapoor, Prabhas
  • Favorite Actress – Priyanka Chopra, Priyamani
  • Favorite Food – Danish Pastries, Chinese Cuisine
  • Favorite Color – Yellow
  • Favorite Movie – Mr. Perfect, Rock star, Twilight Movie Series
  • Favorite Destination – Europe, Maldives
  • Favorite Hobbies – Reading Books, Riding Bike’s

Taapsee Pannu Net worth

Taapsee Pannu has an estimated net worth to be more than $6 million dollars as of 2019. She charges Rs 80 lakh to 1.5 crore per film. She recently bought a luxury apartment in the posh area of Mumbai and also owns apartments in Chennai and Hyderabad. She owns a BMW 5 series, Mercedes SUV and a Renault Captur Car.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Taapsee Pannu

  • She is a Jat Sikhni who was born and brought up in Delhi.
  • She was very much active in her school days too, as she used to work as a public speaker and also used to participate in almost all festival competitions.
  • After graduation, she briefly worked as a software engineer and left it to pursue her career in creative industry.
  • In 2008, she participated in the Miss India beauty pageant. She went on to win the titles of Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face and Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin.
  • Her celebrity crush is Ranbir Kapoor.
  • She was featured on the covers of popular magazines, including Just For Women and MaaStars.
  • She is the co-owner of an event company named The Wedding Factory which organised marriages and many such events.
  • Taapsee Pannu decided to foray into cinema after realizing that she could never gain proper recognition and attention through modelling.
  • In 2018, she’d star opposite Ali Fazal in Sujoy Ghosh’s remake of the Spanish film Contratiempo.
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