Raveena Tandon Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon

Raveena Tandon is an Indian actress, producer, television personality, and a former model who primarily works in Bollywood. She has played varieties of roles in different genres of films, establishing herself as one of the most popular Bollywood actresses. She is popularly known as the “Mast Mast Girl.”

Wiki/Biography

Raveena Tandon Thadani was born on 26 October 1974 (age 44 years; as in 2018) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio

Raveena Tandon As A Child
Raveena Tandon As A Child

She did her schooling from Mumbai’s Jamnabai Narsee School and went to Mithibai College to pursue her Bachelors in Arts. She had to drop out her college after 2 years due to her increasing popularity as a Bollywood actress. As a child, she wanted to be an IPS officer or a Pilot. Tandon never thought of becoming an actress. However, when she was in the middle of her internship at Genesis PR, she received a call from Shantanu Sheorey’s office saying that they wanted to shoot her for an advertisement. At the age of 15, she was offered an advertisement for Sunsilk which was her first project.

Nickname(s)Ravs, Mast Mast Girl
ProfessionActress, Producer, Television Personality, Former Model

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon

Personal Life

Date of Birth26 October 1974
Age (as in 2020)45 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signScorpio
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NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolJamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai
College/UniversityMithibai College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationB.A. dropout
ReligionHinduism
AddressNippon Society, Tandon House, Juhu Church, Mumbai
HobbiesReading, Dancing
Tattoo(s)On The Back Of The Shoulder: Her kids Kundli names “Vardhan” and “Vishakha”

Below Her Neck: Scorpion Crawling Up
Controversies• When Raveena tweeted in support of the #MeToo movement, her tweets were linked to her past relationship with Akshay Kumar by the Twitterati’s. However, later, Tandon bashed them saying that her tweets were not because of her past relationship but to support the women in the industry.

• In 2015, she sued the matrimonial sites such as Shaadi.com and Shaaditimes.com for using her pictures for their promotion without her permission.
• During the 2018 farmers strikes in various states, Raveena tweeted that anyone who destroys the public properties should be instantly arrested. The actress was trolled for her insensitivity after her tweets. Soon after that, Tandon deleted her previous tweet and mentioned that she was targeting antisocials and not the farmers and even blamed the media
• In 2018, Tandon landed into controversy after shooting for a commercial in Lingaraj Temple’s ‘No Camera Zone.’ An FIR was filed against her by the temple authorities after a clip featuring Raveena giving beauty tips at the Lingaraj Temple in Odisha’s capital city of Bhubaneswar went viral over the
Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon

Family, Caste & Husband

Raveena Tandon belongs to a Hindu Family. Her father, Ravi Tandon, is a producer. Her mother’s name is Veena Tandon.

Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon With Her Parents
Raveena Tandon With Her Parents
Raveena Tandon’s uncle, Mac Mohan
Raveena Tandon’s uncle, Mac Mohan
Raveena With Her Brother Rajiv Tandon
Raveena With Her Brother Rajiv Tandon

She then came into a relationship with Akshay Kumar and the couple got engaged in 1994. The duo called off their engagement 3 years after their engagement because Raveena was unhappy with Akshay’s Casanova image and with his linkup rumours with Rekha.

Awards/Honours

  • Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh (2002)
  • National Film Award for Best Actress for the film “Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence”  (2002)

Filmfare Awards

  • Lux New Face of the Year for the film “Patthar Ke Phool” (1993)
  • Special Performance Award for the film “Aks” (2002)
Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon

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Net Worth & Salary

Raveena’s net worth is expected to be $7 million. She receives a fee of Rs. 1-2 crore per film

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodDhokla, Tandoori Paneer, Tandoori Chicken
Favourite ActorsSanjay Dutt, Govinda, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff
Favourite ActressNeetu Singh
Favourite FilmsChalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958), Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983), Padosan (1968)
Favourite PerfumeAngel by Thierry Mugler
Favourite Holiday DestinationSwitzerland
Favourite Watch BrandAudemars Piguet
Favourite CarPajero

Some Lesser Known Facts About Raveena Tandon

  • Does Raveena Tandon smoke?: No
  • Does Raveena Tandon drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Raveena Tandon was born to Ravi Tandon and Veena Tandon in Mumbai.
Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon
  • She refused to do movies like “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998),” “Dil To Pagal Hai (1997),” and “Gupt (1997),” because of her 2-year break from acting.
  • Tandon was the chairperson of Children’s Film Society of India from 2003 to 2004. In 2005, she resigned from her post citing personal reasons.
  • Apart from being an actor and producer, Raveena is a columnist also.
  • Her name, Raveena, is an outcome of the combination of her father’s name Ravi and her mother’s name, Veena Tandon.
  • She resides at Nippon Society, Tandon House, Juhu Church, Mumbai.
  • In 2017, Raveen featured in the film “Shab” in which she romanced a 13 year younger actor to her. The film had so many bold scenes that the censor board stopped the release of the film on the television.
  • Tandon considers her parents as her role models.
  • According to some sources, Raveena Tandon did not charge anything for doing the film “Bombay Velvet.”
  • Raveena has got inked a scorpion just below her neck and her kids’ Rasha and Ranbir’s Kundli names “Vardhan” and “Vishakha” on the back of her shoulder.

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