Kangana Ranaut is an Indian film actress. She has established a career in Bollywood and is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. Kangana was born in 1987 to Asha, a school teacher and Amardeep, a businessman. Born in Bhambla, a small town in Himachal Pradesh, Ranaut initially aspired to become a doctor at the insistence of her parents. Determined to build her own career path, she relocated to Delhi at age sixteen, where she briefly became a model.