Taapsee Pannu : 7 Times She Played A Trailblazing Character!

Happy Birthday to this talented actor!

Taapsee Pannu is a powerhouse of talent, she has time and again proved how her performances can change the course of a film. She has consciously picked scripts and movies that deliver a strong message. Whether it is Pink that talked about the importance of consent or Thappad where she stands against disrespect in a relationship. Today, on the occasion of her birthday, we look back at 7 important films from her career that gave us strong women characters:

1. Pink

This is one of the most important films of her career, Taapsee gave a fine performance in this one. The movie brought forth the emphasis on consent and how girls and women are usually robed of it. She plays a new age, modern, independent woman, makes her own decisions, drinks and parties with her friends but the way her story is twisted to make her seem like a woman with low morals forms the story. She aced her role as Minal and is still considered one of her most iconic acts.

2. Mulk

Mulk is an intense courtroom drama where Taapsee plays a lawyer. The movie touches upon the issue of Islamophobia in our country and how deep rooted it is. She plays the Hindu daughter in law to Rishi Kapoor, who is Muslim. Her performance is picture perfect, she feels wronged and angry but keeps her calm and fights along. The movie rests on her shoulders towards the climax and she carries it with complete justice.

3. Manmarziyan

This movie stars Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal and Abhisek Bachchan in the lead. It’s a story of a couple played by Taapsee and Vicky who are in love but dot commit to each other. Things take a turn when Taapsee gets married to Abhishek Bachchan while still pining for her first love. Taapsee’s character Rumi is a free-spirit girl of today. She is bold, vivacious and devoid of any filters, she says what’s in her heart and mind.

4. Haseen Dilruba

This movie is a complicated love story between Taapsee and Vikrant Massey. The trials of a newly married couple who are figuring out their chemistry turns to into a murder mystery.t’s an emotional roller coaster where you can laugh and cry but also wonder what ride you’re on. The movie has everything, romance, comedy, drama and thrill. Taapsee is the highlight of this film, she’s stunning as the new bride. But she isn’t coy or shy, she is bold and upfront. Her hilarious portrayal of Rani will keep you hooked to the screen.Taapsee’s character Rumi is a free-spirit girl of today. She is bold, vivacious and devoid of any filters, she says what’s in her heart and mind.

5. Rashmi Rocket

Inspired by real events, Rashmi Rocket is the story of a young girl who becomes a national level athlete but goes through trying times when the board asks her to undergo a gender test. Taapsee plays the athlete with complete dedication. She can mould herself to play an athlete in one and a simple home make in another. She takes you through Rashmi’s roller coaster of emotions with so much ease. From physically transforming for the role to playing these complex emotions on screen, she does it all.

6. Thappad

When Ammu aka Amrita (played by Taapsee Pannu) is slapped by her husband in a house party for no fault of her own, but just an act of frustration, her whole happy married life is shaken. Though she tries to get past it, she is unable to find love or meaning that she once found in her marriage. Taapsee in Thappad is phenomenal. Her act is brilliant, the range of emotions from a happy-go-lucky home maker to a woman who questions the pillars of her marriage.

7. Game Over

In “Game Over,” Taapsee plays the character of Swapna, a young woman who is traumatized by a past incident. She is confined to a wheelchair due to the incident and is dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The film is known for its unique storyline, intense performances, and the psychological elements that keep the audience on the edge of their seats. Taapsee Pannu’s portrayal of Swapna received critical acclaim for her powerful acting and ability to convincingly portray the emotions and vulnerabilities of the character.


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