Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon has made her comeback to the film industry after 30 years with KGF: Chapter 2. “Pathar Ke Phool” was her debut movie opposite Salman Khan. In a recent interview, she revealed her journey as an actress in Bollywood. Born on 26 October 1974, Raveena is the daughter of director Ravi Tandon. She started her career as a model and later switched to the film industry as an actor.
Raveena shared how she met Salman Khan through a mutual friend. Salman was looking for a heroine for a new movie “Pathar Ke Phool” produced by G P Sippy. She got a Film fare award for New Face of the year for ‘Pathar Ke Phool”. Few people know that Raveena was paired with Shahrukh Khan in “Zamaana Deewana” in 1995.
The film didn’t do well. Raveena has given super hit films like Mohra, Dilwale, Ladla, Andaaz Apna Apna. Her recent revelation left everyone shocked. She told that she used to clean people’s vomit from the floors of the studio at one point in her life.
It may not sound true, but it is true. Raveena started her journey in the film industry by cleaning and wiping off vomit from studio floors. After passing tenth class, she started assisting Prahlad Kakkar.
At that time, he used to say to Raveena, “What are you doing behind the screen? You have to be in front of the screen, that is what is meant for you “.
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Reacting to this, Raveena use to refuse all the time. She revealed that she is in the film industry by default. She never thought of becoming an actress, though her father Late Ravi Tandon belonged to film industry.
Raveena told about her journey of modelling career as well. She told that while working in Prahlad’s studio, whenever a model would not turn up on the sets, Prahlad used to call her. He used to ask Raveena to do her makeup and start posing. Then one day, she thought about why she doing it again and again for Prahlad for free.
She can make pocket money out of it. This thought in her mind was actually the start of her modeling. With no training in dance, acting, and dialogue delivery, she kept getting film offers. She learned all these skills throughout her career.
Her upcoming movie is Ghudchadi. It is a romantic comedy movie. The star cast of the movie includes Sanjay Dutt, Khushali Kumar, and Parth Santana.