established herself as an Actress.
1st May 1988
Ajay Kumar Sharma and Ashima Sharma
Anushka Sharma born in Ayodhya and raised in Bangalore born to Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma and Ashima Sharma a homemaker. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh while her mother is a Garhwali. She has one brother Karnesh Sharma a film producer who earlier served in Merchant Navy and was also a part of the under 19 Bangalore Ranji Cricket team.
Anushka Sharma being raised in a Military background it helped her to shape up her life as a person and takes pride in being an Army Officer’s daughter.
She did her schooling in Bangalore at the Arm School and then went on to receive a degree in Arts from Mount Carmel College . Her aspiration was to do a career in modelling or in Journalism .
After Graduation Anushka moved to Mumbai to pursue her interest in modelling and enrolled herself at the Elite Model Management and was groomed by Prasad Bidapa a style consultant.
In 2007, Anushka made a debut at the Lakme Fashion Week for designer Wendell Rodricks’s Les Vamps Show and was picked to be his finale model at the Spring Summer 2007 Collection. Thereafter she got lot of modelling assignments and did campaigns for the brands Silk & Shine, Whisper, Nathella Jewllery and Fiat Palio. By then she had decided to join an acting school and she began her audition for film roles as well.
Her first role was of an extra in the comedy film, Lage Raho Munna bhai in 2006.
Anushka Sharma is said to be in a relationship with the Cricketer Virat Kohli . Their relation has been a much talked about in media though the actress hasn’t openly talked about this rumour or the relationship as yet.
Anushka Sharma established herself as an Actress.
Following a successful audition at Yash Raj Films she made it to the Tinsel Town Screen debut in the blockbuster romantic film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in 2008 with co-star Shahrukh Khan which earned her nomination at the Filmfare Awards for the Best Actress and Best Female Debut. Anushka rose to fame for her role in this film and got some good offers thereafter.
She played the leading lady in the Crime-Comedy film Badmaash Company directed by Parmeet Sethi co-starring Shahid Kapoor and Vir Das. The film dealt with mixed reviews.
Her 2nd film was in 2010, once again in Yash Raj Films Band Baaja Baaraat which was a superhit film and did commercially well . Followed by her film with Shahrukh Khan once again in 2012 in Jab Tak Hai Jaan , which won her a Best Supporting Actress Award at the Filmfare Awards Function.
In 2014 she had her biggest commercial success with her role played in the religious spoof PK followed by her role as a wrestler in the sports film Sultan in 2016 both of which ranged among the highest grossing films in the Indian cinema in that year. Anushka received critical accolades for her performances in both the films.
In 2015, Anushka did a role in the multistar cast film Dil Dhadakne De in 2016 .Her role was much appreciated by the audience and she received once again the critical acclaim. Then came the Crime Thriller NH 10 which made her mark as a producer of the film for the first time after she had established herself as a distinguished actress.
In 2016 Anushka’s last film released is the much talked about film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in which she plays as Fawad Khan and a lover of Ranbir Kapoor.
After her last film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Anushka Sharma has taken a long break but isn’t missing from the limelight. She is still the bubbly girl of Bollywood . She is one of the few actresses we have who has experimented with her acting skills in films like NH10 and she has adored as her role as Akira or Alizeh.
The 28 year old actress is one of the best found faces by the Hindi Film Industry and she has a strong connect with Yash Raj Films and has proved herself to be one of the finest actress . The good looking glamorous actress even managed to pull off the role of a wrestler in the film with conviction that talks about how versatile this young actress.
She will be soon seen in her forthcoming films titled Phillauri a romantic comedy featuring Sharma with Diljit Dosanjh and Suraj Sharma. She has also started her work for her third film with the King Khan for the film, The Ring.
The actress has also committed to appear in the comedy film Kaneda with Arjun Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh which will be released in 2017.
Anushka Sharma is the ambassador for multiple brands and products and has an active social media presence.
She is in support of various charities and is involved in social causes including gender equality and animal rights.
Anushka and her brother Karnesh Sharma are the founders of the Production company Clean Slate Films.
Anushka Sharma participated in the opening ceremony of 2015 Indian Premier League held in Kolkota along with celebrities Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Farhan Akhtar.
She is one of the hottest vegerarian of 1015 by Peta.
An avid practitioner of Transcendental Meditation.
Pursuing her Masters in Economics Degree through correspondence .
Anushka Sharma walked the ramp to support Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan Welfare Society an NGO that helps women empowerment.
In 2013 along with many other stars she pledged to support the education in India for young girls as a part of NDTV’s ‘Our Girls Our Pride’
In the same year Anushka appreared with other celebrities in a commercial produced by the National Film Development Corporation of India to create awareness about the ‘ Right to Education’ for Children.
In December 2014 she is said to have auctioned her Leather Jacket that she wore in Jab Tak Hai Jaan on ebay and the proceeds went to the redeveloping of the flood ravaged states of Kashmir and Assam.
In 2015 she was a part of the campaign that led towards collection of donations for the victims of the Nepal earthquake.
Film fare Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2013 for Jab Tak Hai Jaan.
IIFA Award for Best Actress in 2011 for Band Baaja Baraat.
Guild Award for Best Female Debut in 2010 for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2013 for Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Guild Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2011 for Band Baaja Baraat.
Stardust Award for Best Actress in a Comedy and Romance in 2012 and 2013 for Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl.
Zee Cine Award for Best Actress in a Supporting role in 2013 for the film Jab Tak Hai Jaan.