Actress Kangana Ranaut is one celeb who’s earned her place in the industry and is often found in the limelight — either for her noteworthy work on screen or her totally badass attitude off it. This small town girl didn't have it easy…she worked hard to get where she is and faced a lot of criticism along the way.

Kangana made a banging debut when her very first film exploded at the box office and then continued to impress us with one powerful performance after another. But despite her applaud-worthy work on-screen, she was often mocked by the industry biggies for her lack of personality and polish. And that’s when the change began. Kangana accepted the challenge and was determined to groom herself — both appearance and personality. Not only did she succeed in her transformation, she did so with flying colours and the change in her persona has left us all speechless.

The new Kangana Ranaut is a bolder and more confident than ever before with a sassy, no-nonsense attitude that’s left us all staring wide mouthed time and again. She speaks her mind with potentially no filter, and when she does, this unapologetic attitude and outspoken nature can turn into quite a nightmare for those at the receiving end of the heat.

Not sure what we’re talking about? Here's a lowdown of some of the few times Kangana proved she’s the queen of sass…

1. Kangana’s “Koffee With Karan” outburst was a real stinger
 

1. Kangana’s “Koffee With Karan” outburst was a real stinger

“In my biopic, if it ever gets made, you will play that typical Bollywood biggie who is snooty and completely intolerant to outsiders. A flag-bearer of nepotism. The movie mafia!”

Kangana gracefully took this little one-liner jab at Karan Johar on his show last season and it stirred up quite a commotion with the media. And, this wasn't all, she kept a lot more those little jabs coming throughout the episode. The promos went viral and how!

2. Her response to working with the Khans’
 

2. Her response to working with the Khans’

“Why should I work with the Khans? In the beginning, I wanted to have a conventional, very easy route where I can work with big heroes and be a big heroine. Now I get a lot of offers to work with the Khans. When I wanted work, nobody was ready to work with me. Now that I’m my own hero on the sets, why should I work with other heroes?”

Kangana’s always been anything but conventional…so why would we expect her to start now.

3. Her reaction to being tagged as feminist
 

3. Her reaction to being tagged as feminist

“That tag sits a little heavy on me. Right now, that tag seems a bit superficial on me. I haven’t done anything significant to deserve this. I wouldn’t want to pretend I’m doing something for the society when I’m not. The day I do, I’d take pride in that. I wouldn’t want to take credit for something I’m not intentionally doing.”

Touché girl! We couldn't have said it better ourselves.

4. Kangana’s comment about the growth of other B-Town leading ladies was mighty ballsy!
 

4. Kangana’s comment about the growth of other B-Town leading ladies was mighty ballsy!

Saying something like this public is bound to have some repercussions. Kangana chose to do it anyway so we’ve got to admire her guts!

5. When things got scandalous with Hrithik Roshan
 

5. When things got scandalous with Hrithik Roshan

"I don't believe in keeping sperm panties as tokens."

Kangana literally stirred the nation with this bold statement. She responded to her slut shaming allegations with a fiery lash-out about not keeping “sperm stained panties” as a token of love and left us all with our fists in our mouths.

6. Her relationship expectations know no modesty
 

6. Her relationship expectations know no modesty

She’s never had a filer while dealing with criticism or voicing her opinion….so there’s probably no reason to have on here either. At least, with Kangana one can be sure that what you see is what you get.

7. Her unwavering sense of pride is a real inspiration
 

7. Her unwavering sense of pride is a real inspiration

Kangana’s rather proud of her rags-to-riches background and wears it with great pride. She doesn't need anyone to tell her she belongs…she’s earned her place!

8. Out loud and publicly….that’s how Kangana smacks down all her critics.
 

8. Out loud and publicly….that’s how Kangana smacks down all her critics.

We all know B-Town is full of influential bullies, and Kangana’s had misfortunate encounters with way too many. But we’re in absolute awe of how confidently she deals with them. Loudly, and publicly….the best way to call them out for their misdoings and shut them up for good!

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