Taranjeet Kaur is an Indian actress who is specially recognized for her work in the Oscar-winning movie Raju. Taranjeet Kaur is also known as Taran. She completed her graduation from Punjab University. After completing her graduation, she worked in theaters and did many stage shows. She started acting in theaters at the age of 14. She is trained in theaters by the famous theater director Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry. Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry took her performance to an international stage. Taran has performed in various national and international theater festivals. She started her movie career in the year 2012. She starred in an Indo-German movie named Raju. The movie was about a German couple who adopts a little Orphan from Kolkata, India. The movie was screened at Cannes International Film Festival. Raju even won the student Oscar Academy Award. The movie won more than twenty awards which included many international awards as well. The movie was in English and German. After her success in the movie Raju, Taran was approached for other international movies. She did another English movie named Anant.
The movie was directed by Samir Mehanovic. The movie was shot in the coal mines of Jharkhand. Taran played the lead role of a coal miner in the movie. The movie did receive much recognition among the public, and her acting skills were well appraised by the critics. She has also worked in many short films. She appeared in a short film named Chapter-3. The film was directed by Shrikant Agawane and was produced by Satyajit Ray Film. She later appeared in another short film directed by Tangella Madhavi named Khali Pane. Her most successful short film was Anti Adhyaye. The movie was screened at Tehran International Short Film Festival. The movie was even awarded the Best Screenplay award at Twilight Film Festival and IndieLisboa'08. The movie was also awarded at Stuttgart's Bollywood and Beyond Festival, Short Film Festival. CUT IN (TISS) also awarded this movie with the Best Screenplay Award. She is currently working on her first Hindi movie named
Ankhon Dekhi. The movie will be directed by
Rajat Kapoor. Taran is playing the role of Rajat Kapoor’s wife in the movie.