Rhea Chakraborty has been mired in controversies ever since late Sushant Singh Rajput's family filed an FIR against the actress. Rhea got arrested by NCB and her bail plea was rejected by the court. Amidst all this, reportedly, Rhea is said to have revealed the names of 25 celebrities from the tinsel town who allegedly consume and deal in drugs. As per Times Now, she is said to have given out the name of actress Rakul Preet Singh. Reportedly, Ms Chakraborty has happened to reveal Rakul's name but do you know this actress completely? Well, here's what you need to know about the actress. Most of the people might know her from her film Yaariyan or even as Ajay Devgn's De De Pyaar De co-star. However, there's more to Rakul.
Rakul Preet is a popular South actress who has worked with many superstars in Tollywood like Mahesh Babu, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan, Suriya and more.
Before setting her foot in the showbiz world, Rakul started her career as a model, during which she also made her acting debut in the Kannada film named Gilli in 2009. In 2011, she even participated in the Femina Miss India pageant and won five pageant titles including People's Choice Miss Indiatimes, Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face, Femina Miss Talented, Femina Miss Beautiful Smile and Femina Miss Beautiful Eyes. After which, she made her Telugu debut with Keratam followed by her Tamil debut with Thadaiyara Thaakka. In the year 2014, Rakul made her Bollywood debut with Divya Kumar's Yaariyan which did not create buzz at the box-office.
Rumours were rife that Ms Singh was dating Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati but then they both maintained that they are just friends. However, in an interview, Rakul said that whenever she talks to a guy, her brother would complain to her parents. Hence, Rakul revealed that because of her brother, she still avoids being in a relationship.
Rakul, who is 29 years-old, belongs to a Punjabi family from Delhi and she did her schooling from Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan and later studied Mathematics at Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi. Her father was an army officer.
Rakul Preet received the Best Actress (Jury) awards in the CineMAA Awards for her performance in Loukyam but was nominated for Best Actress at 62nd Filmfare Awards South for the same film. She bagged Zee Telugu Apsara Awards for Most Popular Heroine of the Year and Style Icon of the Year. She also won Zee Golden Awards for Favorite Heroine of the Year for her role in Rarandoi Veduka Chudham also starring Naga Chaitanya.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Rakul Preet Singh was last seen in Shimla Mirchi with Rajkummar Rao. She is all set to star in a cross border love-story which also features John Abraham, Aditi Rao Hydari, Arjun Kapoor, Neena Gupta and Kanwaljit Singh in pivotal roles.
Image source: Instagram/ rakulpreet/ SpotboyE archives
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