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Pranutan Bahl Biography: The Girl Next Door to Leading Lady

Pranutan Bahl Biography: The Girl Next Door to Leading Lady
Credit: Pranutan Bahl at Instagram

Pranutan Bahl: Embracing her dreams, illuminating the silver screen.

Pranutan Bahl is an Indian actress and a lawyer who predominantly works in the Bollywood industry. She is known for playing the lead role of Firdaus Quadri in the Hindi film Notebook (2019).

Pranutan, a lawyer-turned-actress

From law to acting, Pranutan’s journey has always been with twists and turns. The prominent actress, Pranutan Bahl was born on 10 March 1993 (age 30 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Soon after completing her higher secondary education, Pranutan went on to pursue her graduation in Legal Science & Law at Government Law College, Mumbai. After completing her graduation, Pranutan pursued a Master of Law at the University of Mumbai. 

After pursuing her formal education, Pranutan started her practice as a professional lawyer. But, by then she realized that she wasn’t happy, and her fascination was more towards acting.  So, to pursue her passion, Parnutan abandoned her career as a full-time lawyer and decided to pursue a career in acting.

Do You Know that Pranutan is a scion of a prominent acting family?

Yes, Pranutan’s family is where she got her acting stints from. Pranutan’s father, Mohnish Bahal, is a famous actor who primarily works in the Hindi cinema and the entertainment industry. Pranutan’s mother, Ekta Sohni, is also an actress. 

Besides this, Pranutan is the granddaughter of the versatile actress Nutan and Rajnish Bahal. Also, Pranutan is the grandniece of actress Tanuja and the niece of actress Kajol and Tanisha Mukherjee.

Pranutan Bahl’s Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx): 165 cm (5’ 5” in Inches)
  • Weight (approx): In kg – 55kgs; In lbs – 121 lbs
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black

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A Brief Into Her Acting Career

Talking about Pranutan’s career, she started her career in acting with the short film Essential Like No Other, wherein she portrayed the role of Kaira Khanna. Next, in 2019, she made her feature film debut with the critically acclaimed film Notebook, in which she played the lead role of Firdaus Quadri. The film was produced by Salman Khan. Next, in 2021, she appeared in the film Helmet, wherein she was seen playing the lead role of Rupali and she earned several accolades for her role.

Besides films, Pranutan is also featured in famous music videos like Phir Hasenge (2020), Rona Nahi (2021), and Mehendi Lagi Hai (2023).

Pranutan Bahl Biography: The Girl Next Door to Leading Lady
Credit: Pranutan Bahl at Instagram

What is the Net Worth of Pranutan Bahl?

As of 2022, Pranutan’s net worth is estimated to be INR 74 crores.

Awards and Achievements of Pranutan Bahl

Although Pranutan hasn’t bagged any major awards yet, she has been nominated for several awards. Her first nomination was in 2019, she was nominated for the Best Female Debut Award for the film Notebook at the Screen Awards. The next year, she was nominated for the Best Female Debut Award at the Filmfare Awards for the film Notebook. In 2022, she was awarded Best Supporting Actor in a Web Original Film (Female) at the Filmfare OTT Awards for the film Helmet (2022).

Some Lesser Known Facts about Pranutan Bahl

  • Fascinated by dancing since childhood, Pranutan is trained in Bharatanatyam, a classical dance form.
  • In an interview, Pranutan talked about her early acting career. She said that initially when she gave auditions, she never revealed her family background because she didn’t want to be called a star kid.
  • Interestingly, Pranutan, once in an interview, mentioned that she is a teetotaler.
  • She shares a good bond with the actor and producer, Salman Khan. Moreover, she made her feature film debut with Salman’s production, Notebook. In an interview, she talked about this and said that her parents are friends with Salman’s family even before she was born.

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  1. What is the age of Pranutan Bahl? 

Pranutan Bahl’s age is 30 years (as of 2023).

  1. How is Pranutan related to Kajol? 

Pranutan’s father, Mohnish Bahl, is a cousin to actress Kajol.

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