Simran Bagga Biography
Simran was born, the first daughter of Ashok Naval and Saradha. She is a Punjabi Hindu. She had two sisters, Monal (an actress who commited suicide) and Jyothi Naval and a brother named Sumith.
She finished her B.Com in Mumbai and was modelling simultaneously and later entered film industry.
Simran made her debut in the Hindi film Sanam Harjai directed by Saawan Kumar. Jaya Bachchan (ABCL Corp) who saw her in "Superhit Muqabla" on Doordarshans Metro channel offered her a leading role in "Tere Mere Sapne".
She later on moved south by acting first in a high budget Malayalam film, Indraprastham with Megastar Mammootty in the lead role, and then to the Tamil movie industry and Telugu movie industry where she established herself as a bankable actress.She was called as the "Queen of kollywood". She became the Lady Super Star of Tamil film industry and ruled kollywood from 1998 to 2004.Her notable Tamil films include Kannethirae Thondrinaal and Parthen Rasithen opposite Prasanth, Thulladha Manamum Thullum and Priyamaanavale opposite vijay, Aval Varuvala and Vaali opposite Ajith Kumar,Nerukku Ner opposite Surya Sivakumar, Kannathil Muthamittal and Parthale Paravasam opposite Madhavan, Pammal K. Sambandam and Panchathanthiram opposite Kamal Hassan and Kovilpatti Veeralakshmi.Her notable Telugu films include Daddy opposite Chiranjeevi, Samarasimha Reddy,seema simham and narasimha naidu opposite balakrishna, Nuvvuvasthavani and Bava Nachadu opposite Nagarjuna and Yuvaraju opposite Mahesh Babu.She became the Highest paid south Indian actress by getting 75 lakhs for her last movie New in 2004.
She speaks Punjabi, Hindi, English, French Tamil and Telugu. Simran is a versatile dancer and can perform Bharatanatyam with the same ease as she performs Salsa.She enjoyed stupendous success in the Tamil film industry .She has acted in all kind of characters right from glam roles as in Vaali to family roles in Kannathil Muthamittal.Even her character in Kovilpatti Veeralakshmi as a tribe was very much spoken. Her well spoken movies on acting performances are Thulladha Manamum Thullum, Vaali, Nuvvuvasthavani, Parthen Rasithen, Priyamaanavale, Bava Nachadu, Kannathil muthamittal and Pammal K. Sambandam.
She married Deepak Bagga, chief pilot of Indian aviation, in a punjabi-style wedding on december 2,2003.