Anushka Sharma
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Anushka Sharma Biography

Actor
Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma Biography
Gender Female
Marital Status Married
Career Started In 2008
Number of Films 14
Education Bachelor of Arts
Birth Place Ayodhya, Uttarpradesh, India
Height (in Cms) 175 cms
Height (in Feet Inches) 5 feet 8 inches
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Mother Tongue Hindi
Lives In Mumbai
Date Of Birth May 01, 1988
Age 30 years
Nickname Anu, Nishie

Introduction

Anushka Sharma is an Indian model turned actress and film producer who predominantly works in Hindi film industry. Anushka debuted in Bollywood opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rabe Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008). She has starred in various commercial hit movies like Band Baaja Baaraat, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, PK, and Sultan. Anushka is a co-founder of the production company Clean Slate Films and crime-thriller movie NH 10 (2015) was her production debut. Anushka Sharma got hitched to her longtime cricketer beau Virat Kohli.

  • Anushka Sharma Early Life

    Anushka Sharma was born in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh and was raised in Bangalore. Anushka has no aspirations to become an actress rather, she initially intended to pursue a career in modelling and journalism. To take up modelling full time, Anushka moved to Mumbai and enrolled herself in the Elite Model Management. Anushka Sharma made her runway debut in 2007 at Lakme Fashion Week for designer Wendell Rodrick's Les Vamps Show. Since then, Anushka has done campaigns for multiple brands: Silk & Shine, Nathella Jewelry, Fiat Palio, etc. While modelling, Anushka grew keen interest in acting so she joined an acting school and started auditioning for roles in movies. 
     

  • Anushka Sharma Family

    Anushka Sharma Family
    Father
    Ajay Kumar Sharma
    Mother
    Ashima Sharma
    Brother
    Karnesh Sharma
    Husband
    Virat Kohli

    Born in Ayodhya, Anushka Sharma was raised in Bangalore. Anushka's father Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma is an army officer while her mother Ashima Sharma is a homemaker. Anushka's elder brother Karnesh Sharma earlier served in the Merchant Navy and now is a film producer and co-founder of Clean State Films, a film production company. Anushka says she takes pride in calling herself an army officer's daughter and also being a military brat shaped her as a person. On December 11, 2017, Anushka married her longtime cricketer boyfriend Virat Kohli in a private ceremony in Italy. Anushka is very close to her family and is always seen posting photos of her family.

    Anushka Sharma Family Images

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  • Anushka Sharma Career

    Anushka Sharma did modelling before entering the glamorous Bollywood industry and appeared in various TV commercials. Anushka auditioned for the lead role in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and after the audition, she signed a three-film deal with Yash Raj Films Studio. Anushka debuted in Bollywood with Aditya Chopra's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite Shahrukh Khan. She played the role of a young bride to a middle-aged man. Her performance and energy were highly appreciated by critics and the movie went on to become box office hit. The role earned her nominations for Filmfare Award for Best Actress and Best Female Debut.

    Her next two venture with Yash Raj Films were Badmaash Company and Band Baaja Baaraat. Badmaash Company starred Shahid Kapoor, Vir Das, and Meiyang Chang and the movie received mixed reviews. While Band Baaja Baaraat also starring Ranveer Singh garnered her much attention, and again gained her a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Anushka played the role of a Punjabi girl who starts her own wedding planning firm. For this role, Anushka Sharma learned to speak in Punjabi dialect which according to her was the toughest part of her role.

    Anushka's next two movies Patiala House also starring Akshay Kumar and Ladies vs Ricky Bahl also starring Ranveer Singh weren't successful at the box office. However, it was Yash Raj's Jab Tak Hai Jaan which elevated her career graph. Anushka Sharma as Akira Rai, starred opposite Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif won her Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress and also the movie was marked as the third highest grossing Bollywood movie of 2012. Anushka's next flick Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola was a box office flop and her performance was also not acclaimed.

    Anushka next starred in Rajkumar Hirani's religious satire PK starring Aamir Khan. Anushka portrayed the role of a journalist who befriends an alien, her performance as a feisty poetry-loving girl garnered her critical acclaim. The movie went on to become a commercial success and one of the highest grossing Bollywood movie. Anushka Sharma and her Brother Karnesh Sharma together formed a film production company Clean Slate Films. Her first movie as a producer was Navdeep Singh's thriller NH 10, in which she played the lead role also. NH 10 revealed Anushka in a fearless role, her performance was highly appreciated. The movie was a huge success and Anushka was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. 

    Anushka's next movie Bombay Velvet starring Ranbir Kapoor was a huge disappointment at the box office but she was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her next flick Dil Dhadakne Do. Anushka is known to have worked with all big male stars in the Bollywood industry. She starred with Salman Khan in Sultan and starred in Karan Johar's multistarrer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil along with Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, and Fawad Khan. Her next two movies Phillauri and Jab Harry Met Sejal were major box office flops. Anushka's last film Pari which she produced and starred in also was a horror film gaining box office success widely. 

    Anushka Sharma has numerous big films lined up next. She will be next seen in Rajkumar Hirani's biographical movie Sanju along with Ranbir Kapoor, Sharat Katariya's Sui Dhaaga along with Varun Dhawan, and Anand L. Rai's Zero costarring with Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Anushka Sharma also launched her own line of clothing for women under the brand name 'Nush'.

  • Anushka Sharma Awards

    Anushka Sharma might not have won many awards but the actress never fails to impress the audience with her performance and charm. She was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and Filmfare Award for Best Actress for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Band Baaja Baaraat, NH 10, and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

    Award Category Year Film
    Best Supporting Actress Filmfare Award 2012 Jab Tak Hai Jaan
  • Anushka Sharma Favourites

    Anushka Sharma Favourites
    Food Butter Chicken
    Color White, Gray, Black, Navy Blue
    Actor Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukerji
    Movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
    Holiday Spot The Himalayas, Goa
  • Anushka Sharma Education

    Anushka Sharma did her schooling from Army School, Bengaluru and received a degree in Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru. After graduation, Anushka moved to Mumbai to make a career in modelling and joined the Elite Model Management. Anushka also studied Masters of Economics through correspondence. Anushka Sharma later took up acting classes and auditioned for film roles.

  • Anushka Sharma Endorsements

    Before stepping into Bollywood, Anushka Sharma was a model and did ramp walking for various renowned designers. Currently, Anushka is a celebrity endorser and brand ambassador for various brands like TVS Scooty, Nivea, Elle 18 cosmetics, Bru coffee, Pantene, Mohey, Parachute, Clear. Anushka is also endorsing her in-house production of clothing line 'Nush' and is often seen promoting the brand on her social media handles. Check out the videos and photos of Anushka endorsing different brands.

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    As Brand Ambassador For Eyewear Brand
  • Anushka Sharma Trivia & Facts

    • In 2010, Anushka Sharma featured on Rediif.com's list of Bollywood's Best Actors for the movie Band Baaja Baaraat.

    • Anushka's first film producer Aditya Chopra called her not so beautiful actress but later signed her for more three films in a row. 

    • In 2011, Anushka Sharma was ranked fifth in The Times of India's listing of the Most Desirable Woman.
    • In 2012, Anushka also appeared in the Forbes Celebrity 10
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    • She also appeared on Huffington Post's list of 100 most influential women on Twitter in 2015.

    • Anushka is a pet lover and always posts pictures with her pet dog on her Instagram handle.

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    • Anushka was awarded Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity by PETA India in 2015.

    • Anushka Sharma also ranked in the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 List and was the only Bollywood celebrity listed for the year 2018

    • Anushka auctioned her leather jacket which she wore in the movie Jab Tak Hai Jaan on eBay to raise funds for flood-ravaged states of Kashmir and Assam. 

    • Anushka and Virat Kohli met on the sets of a shampoo commercial and the two instantly hit it off.

  • Anushka Sharma Affairs

    Anushka Sharma dated a model Zoheb Yusuf before becoming a star. The actress reportedly, came to Mumbai with Zoheb as both were trying to make a career in modelling. Anushka got signed for modelling by some major names while Zoheb still struggled to bag any opportunity. As Zoheb couldn't establish her career he went back to his native place which eventually caused a failed long distance relationship between the two. 

    Anushka then dated actor Ranveer Singh for a brief period of time. Ranveer also admitted his feelings towards Anushka however, Anushka never confirmed on the same. Later because of a big fight, the couple got separated however the two remained close friends and are often seeing teasing each other on social media.

     

    Hayye kitna susheel ladka hai ! @anushkasharma

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    Anushka met Virat on the sets of a shampoo commercial in 2013. Mesmerized by each other, the pair began dating seriously. but because of some conflicts, they drifted apart in 2015. However, they got back together and kept their relationship low profile and away from media glares. The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony on 11th December 2017 in Tuscany, Italy. The wedding ceremony was kept away from media's reach and was only attended by family and few close friends. The couple had their reception twice, one in Delhi and one in Mumbai and the reception ceremony caught maximum highlight and all B-town's celebrities and Indian cricketers were present. Check out the pictures of their wedding and receptions below.

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    Virat Kohli - Anushka Wedding Stills
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    Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's Reception
  • Anushka Sharma Controversies

    Anushka Sharma like any other B-Town actors landed in few controversies. From getting trolled on Twitter to the rift in her relationships, Anushka made it to the headlines with these.

    • While paying her homage to the late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Twitter, Anushka misspelt his name and 'ABJ Kalam Azad'. She was instantly criticized for this with several hate comments. The actress later deleted the post only to post another misspelt tweet as 'APJ Kalam Azad'. On her third attempt she finally, spelt it correctly but the damage was already done and her fans were criticizing her for this act.

    • There were lots of debates regarding the cosmetic enhancement of Anushka Shama's lips. Anf after appearing on a talk show, Anushka was instantly trolled on Twitter for her changed appearance. But later the actress revealed that she is using temporary lip enhancement tool for her role in Bombay Velvet.

    • Reportedly, Anushka and now then boyfriend Virat Kohli had tensions between over the loss of money Virat invested in Anushka's Bombay Velvet. Because of this, Virat also unfollowed her on Twitter and Instagram. But the couple got back together after few months.

    • Anushka's own line of clothing 'Nush' landed in controversy after few outfits were considered to be copied from Chinese e-commerce websites. However, Mr Pawan Agarwal, CMD, Suditi Industries said this to be 'breach of trust by the manufacturing company in China with us'.

  • Anushka Sharma Miscellaneous

    Anushka Sharma is ruling the glamour world. Anushka and has appeared on many magazine covers showing her potential and worth.

     

    GQ Woman Of The Year 2017.

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    Elle 2017 ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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  • Anushka Sharma Social Profiles