Raveena Tandon is an Indian actress, model and producer. She started her career as a model and made her acting debut in Patthar Ke Phool. Tandon has four children, two adopted and two with her husband. She has worked with PETA since 2002.
About Raveena Tandon in brief
Raveena Tandon is an Indian actress, model and producer. She started her career as a model and made her acting debut in Patthar Ke Phool. In 1994, Tandon starred in five successful films including, the two the top-grossing films, the musical action dramas Dilwale and Mohra. In the early 2000s, she took on serious dramatic roles and ventured into arthouse cinema with roles in the 2001 films Daman and Aks. She is also an environmentalist and has worked with PETA since 2002. Tandon has four children, two adopted and two with her husband. She has a brother Rajiv Tandon, who was married to actress Rakhi Tandon and is also a cousin of actress Kiran Rathod. Her last release of that year, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, co-starring Amitabchan and Govinda turned out to be the second biggest hit of the year.
In 1999, she starred opposite Upendra in his self-titled thriller, Upendra No 1, which was unsuccessful. She received praise from critics for her performance in Vinashak, Pardesi Babu and Aunesi Babi. She also hosted her own talk shows Isi Ka Naam Zindagi and Simply Baatien With Raveena. After several years of hiatus, she starring in a leading role in the thriller Maatr. She won the National Film Award for Best Actress for the former while the latter won her the Filmfare Special Performance Award. In 2002, she became the first Indian woman to win the prestigious Filmfare Award for New Face of the Year.