Taapsee Pannu is an Indian model and actress and works in the South Indian film industry. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi movies. Before acting, she had a career in modeling and appeared in many commercials and also has been the winner of "Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face" and "Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin". She made her debut in a Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam. She is among the few actresses to have seven releases in a year. In the 2014 Edison Awards, she received the Most Enthusiastic Performer- Female Award for her performance in the 2013 Tamil film Arrambam. She made her debut in Bollywood in the movie Chashme Badoor. Her role in the movie Baby (2015) received critical acclaim. Born on 1st August 1987 in New Delhi, Taapsee was born in a Jat Sikh Family. Born to Dilmohan Singh Pannu and Nirmaljeet Pannu, Taapsee is the elder daughter of the two daughters and has a younger sister named Shagun. Taapsee has a good educational qualification and she completed her schooling from Mata Jai Kaur Public School in Delhi and then graduated in computer science engineering from Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology in New Delhi. Before entering into modeling, she also worked as a software engineer. She then became a full time model and then was selected in an audition for Channel V's talent show Get Gorgeous. After becoming a part of the show Get Gorgeous, she rose to fame and then started to appear in commercials for print as well as television. She then participated in many modeling competitions and also won titles like "Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face" and "Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin" during the 2008 Femina Miss India. After a successful modeling career, Taapsee made her debut in movies in 2010 in the romantic musical movie Jhummandi Naadam. After her first release, Taapsee got many offers in the movie and she then appeared in seven movies in the year 2011. She made her debut in the Tamil cinema in the movie Aadukalam starring opposite Dhanush. The movie was critically acclaimed and won six National Film Awards at the 58th National Film Awards. Later in the same year she appeared in Vastadu Naa Raju opposite Vishnu Manchu. She entered Malayalam Cinema with the release of Doubles and appeared opposite Mammooty and Nadiya Moidu. Her fourth release of the year was Mr. Perfect where she played a short role. Later, she appeared in Veera opposite Ravi Teja and Kajal Aggarwal. The next release of the year includes Vandhaan Vendraan and Mogudu. She gained appraises for her performance in Mogudu. Other movies of her include Gundello Godari, Arrambam, Daruvu and Shadow. She made her debut in bollywood as the lead in the remake of the 1981 movie titled Chashme Baddoor. She appeared in the movie with co-actors Siddharth, Rishi Kapoor, Ali Zafar and Divyendu Sharma. In 2015, her second release of Bollywood was in Neeraj Pandeys Baby opposite Akshay Kumar. Her most recent release includes the movie Pink. Her upcoming movies include Running Shaadi.com, Agra Ka Daabraa. It is also been reported of Taapsee being the lead in Neeraj Pandeys next titled Meera which is reported to be a prequel to Baby. Taapsee is reported to be dating Saqib Saleem and they have been reported to be seen together after acting in a hit music video. She was in controversies after being said to be the reason for the fight between the actor Mahag Maghavendra and Manchu Manoj at a party in Chennai.