Tamannaah Bhatia is a leading Indian actress who started her innings in the entertainment sector with a Bollywood film called Chand Sa Roshan Chehra apart from her feature in Indian Idol winner Abhijeet Sawant’s music video Lafzon Mein from the album Aapka Abhijeet. She was spotted at her school Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School's annual day function and offered a lead role, which she took up, and then also became a part of Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre for a year
She was born to Sindhi businessman Santhosh Bhatia and Rajani Bhatia on 21 December 1989 and started her acting career at the age of 13. She has over 60 films in three different languages to her credit. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in South Indian cinema. She has endorsed brands several Indian and International brands.
She has worked with a list of notable actors including Amitabh Bachchan, Chiranjeevi, Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Ranveer Singh, Riteish Deshmukh, Ajay Devgan, Mahesh Babu, Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Dhanush, Allu Arjun, Sonu Sood, Prabhudeva, Ram Charan, amongst others.
Her movie Baahubali broke all records at the box-office. She is loved by the audience for her simplistic yet realistic approach towards cinema. Her films in Bollywood include Himmatwala, Humshaka, and Entertainment
She has actively contributed to state campaigns such as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Beti Padhao Beti Bachao and has won close to 25 awards and 25 nominations so far including the noteworthy Sridevi Memorial Award, B. Nagi Reddy Memorial Award, Dayawati Modi Award and Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award. She is the first actress from India who was nominated at Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actress. She also received an honorary doctorate from CIAC, in association with KEISIE International University, South Korea for her contributions to Indian cinema.
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