Raveena Tandon is an Indian actress, producer and model. Raveena was born on 26 October 1974 in Mumbai. Raveena has worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films as well.
Raveena started her film career with the film ‘Patthar Ke Phool’. Raveena got recognition in Bollywood from the film ‘Dilwale’. The film created panic at the box office. After this, Raveena did more than one film. These included super hit films like ‘Mohra’, ‘Khiladiyon ke Khiladi’,’ Ziddi ‘,’ Ladla ‘. Raveena was awarded the National Award for the film ‘Daman’.
Her pairing with Govinda was well received. Raveena has hosted ‘Is this Naam Zindagi’ on the small screen. Raveena’s main films are ‘Patthar Ke Phool’, ‘Andaz Apna Apna’, ‘Dilwale’, ‘Ziddi’, ‘Ladla’, ‘Daman’, ‘Mohra’, ‘Aks’, ‘Ghar Wali Bahar Wali’, ‘Dulhe Raja’ Movies like ‘Rajaji’, ‘Ankhiyon Se Goli Mare’ are included.
Raveena Tandon started her film career with superhit films like “Patthar Ke Phool” in 1991. She was also awarded the Lux New Face of the Year Filmfare Award for this film. Raveena Tandon became a very famous actress due to ‘Mohra’ film opposite Akshay Kumar in 1994 and due to this film she got the new name of ‘Mast Mast Girl’.
Raveena Tandon gave three super hit films together in 1994. Raveena Tandon became a famous actress in a very short period of time due to superhit films like “Mohra” with Akshay Kumar, “Dilwale” with Ajay Devgn and “Andaz Apna Apna” with Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. After watching all three films, we can understand that the performance of each film was completely different from each other.
Raveena Tandon’s Govinda and Mahima Chaudhary’s last film Sandwich was released in 2006 after a break from films for a few years, but the film proved to be a box office flop. After the film Sandwich, she quit working in films.
But in 2015, she made a comeback to films again with Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet. Her last film was ‘Matru’, in which she played a mother who avenges the blood of her daughter. She was widely praised by critics for her role and was also awarded the ‘Best Critic Actress Award’ for the film.
Raveena not only proved her acting skills in Hindi films, but also did a great job in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada cinema.
The most famous actresses of the 90s include Raveena Tandon. Raveena was in college when she received a film offer from Shantanu Shiroy. Raveena left college due to her attachment to films since childhood and said yes to the film. Raveena made her Bollywood debut in the 1992 film “Patthar Ke Phool”. “Patthar Ke Phool” was a tremendous success and with this Raveena established herself in Bollywood.
Raveena had never thought of becoming an actress, but when she was working with Prahlad Kakkar (ad producer) in Genesis PR, her performance was highly appreciated by her friends and others, after which she realized that she should work in Bollywood.
Initially, she did not like to work in films, she was offered a lot of films but she declined. But after some time Prahlada convinced Raveena to work in films, due to which she played an important role in the film “Phool Aur Patthar”.
Raveena was a big fan of Sanjay Dutt during her youth.
Due to the popularity of films, she dropped out of his graduation after 2 years, as the college authorities were finding it difficult to control the crowd of his admirers, due to which she had to leave the college midway.
Raveena said during an interview that “she was secretly engaged to Akshay Kumar, but Akshay Kumar did not want to bring her personal life to public, because she was very worried about her career.”
She abstained from acting for two years. During this time, she refused to work in some big films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dil To Pagal Hai & Gupt.
Awarded National Film Award for Best Actress for the film Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2002).