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Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma in a black sleeveless top smiling directly at the camera.
Sharma at a promotional event for NH10, 2015
Born (1988-05-01) 1 May 1988 (age 27)
Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, model, film producer
Years active 2007–present

Anushka Sharma (pronounced [əˈnʊʂkaː ˈʃərmaː]; born 1 May 1988) is an Indian film actress and producer. She has established a career in Hindi cinema, and is the recipient of a Filmfare Award from four nominations.

Born in Ayodhya and raised in Bangalore, Sharma got her first break as a model for fashion designer Wendell Rodricks in 2007 and moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in modelling. Following a successful audition at Yash Raj Films, she bagged a three-film deal with the production house and made her screen debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008). The film was well-received, earning her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Her next two roles were also under the Yash Raj Films banner – Badmaash Company (2010), a crime caper that garnered mixed reviews, and Band Baaja Baaraat (2010), a romantic comedy that earned her a second nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

Sharma's performance as a documentary filmmaker in Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), won her the Best Supporting Actress award at Filmfare. Although she has received mixed reviews for some of her roles, including in Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (2011), Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013) and Bombay Velvet (2015), many of her films have achieved commercial success, with PK (2014) being the highest-grossing Indian film to date. Along with her brother, Sharma co-founded the production company Clean Slate Films in 2014. They made their production debut with the successful crime thriller NH10 (2015), with Sharma portraying the lead character.

In addition to acting in films, Sharma is an ambassador for multiple brands. She has an active social media presence and is generally outspoken. She also supports multiple charities and has championed for various causes including women's empowerment and animal rights.

Early life and modelling career

Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.[1][2] Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker.[2][3] Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali.[4][5] She has an elder brother, Karnesh Sharma, who is in the Merchant Navy.[6] Prior to joining the Merchant Navy, Karnesh used to play for the under-19 Bangalore Ranji cricket team.[7]

Sharma was raised in Bangalore.[2] She was educated at the Army School there, and got a degree in arts from Mount Carmel College.[8][9] Sharma says she originally intended to pursue a career in modelling or journalism, and had no aspirations to be an actress.[8] After graduation, she moved to Mumbai to further her modelling career.[10] She began her modelling at the Lakme Fashion Week as a model for Wendell Rodricks's Les Vamps Show and was picked to be Rodricks's finale model at the Spring Summer 2007 Collection.[10] Since then she has done campaigns for the brands Silk & Shine, Whisper, Nathella Jewelry and Fiat Palio.[11] Sharma later said, "I think I was born to emote and act.I would walk down the ramp and smile and they used to say, ‘give us a blank look.’ It was really difficult, not to smile".[10]

Acting career

Film debut and breakthrough (2008–10)

Sharma's first acting role was in Aditya Chopra's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), opposite Shah Rukh Khan. She took a day to prepare for her screen test at the Yash Raj Films studio and refused to do an impromptu one.[10] She landed the leading role of Tani Sahni, a young bride to a middle-aged man, portrayed by Khan. Giving the film a three-and-half star rating, Khalid Mohamed called her "assured and upright".[12] Sonia Chopra of Sify also gave Sharma a favourable review, calling her a "definite star material", and praised her dialogue delivery and range as an actor.[13] The film received positive reviews and was a major commercial success, emerging as the second-highest grossing Hindi film of that year.[14] It earned her nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.[15]

Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh holding up DVDs. While Sharma, wearing a pale yellow top is smiling directly at the camera, Singh, dressed in a white shirt, is looking away.
Sharma with co-star Ranveer Singh at the DVD launch of Band Baaja Baaraat.

Two years later, Sharma played the leading lady in the crime-comedy Badmaash Company, directed by Parmeet Sethi and co-starring Shahid Kapoor, Vir Das and Meiyang Chang. The film, dealing with four friends who seek to make it big in life through underhand means, met with mixed reviews.[16] Later in 2010, Sharma completed her three-film contract with Yash Raj Films by starring in Band Baaja Baaraat, a romantic comedy directed by Maneesh Sharma and co-starring debutant Ranveer Singh.[17] Her role was that of Shruti Kakkar, an ambitious middle-class Punjabi girl who starts her own wedding planning business. In preparation for the part, Sharma learned to speak in the Punjabi dialect, which she cited as the toughest part of her role; she described the way the lead characters in the film interact as "crude but cute" which required her to "talk fast, sometimes mix words and even omit words completely".[18]

Trade analysts expressed doubt on Band Baaja Baaraat‍ '​s financial prospect, citing the middling response to Yash Raj Films' last few productions, the lack of a male star, and claiming that by then Sharma was an "almost-forgotten" actress.[19] However, Band Baaja Baaraat earned positive reviews and emerged a sleeper hit. The film grossed approximately  214.4 million after five weeks, making it a moderate box office success.[20] Sharma's performance was praised by critics, many of whom cited it as her best work up to date.[21] Film critic Anupama Chopra praised Sharma and said that she "comes into her own as the ambitious Delhi girl, who dreams of upgrading to multi-crore Sainik Farms weddings".[22] For her work in the film, Sharma received her second nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.[23]

2011–present

Sharma's first venture outside of the Yash Raj banner was the drama Patiala House (2011) directed by Nikhil Advani and co-starring Akshay Kumar.[24] The film tells the story of a budding cricketer (played by Kumar) who encounters trouble in convincing his father of his profession; Sharma was cast as the love interest of Kumar's character. Sukanya Verma of Rediff.com praised Sharma's work and labelled her a "metaphor for energy".[25] The same year, she re-united with her Band Baaja Baarat co-star Ranveer Singh and director Maneesh Sharma for the comedy-drama Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, featuring as Ishika Desai, a salesgirl hired to outwit a conman(essayed by Singh), who ends up falling in love with him instead. The film and Sharma's performance received mixed reviews, with Piyali Dasgupta of NDTV calling her "believable but not endearing".[26] Despite mixed reviews, the film was a moderate success at the box office.[27][28]

Anushka Sharma holding a mike and smiling away from the camera. She is dressed in a halter-neck yellow outfit
Sharma at the 58th Filmfare Awards, where she won the Best Supporting Actress award for Jab Tak Hai Jaan

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In 2012, Sharma played a supporting role in Yash Chopra's "swan song", the romance Jab Tak Hai Jaan, alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif, which marked her fifth collaboration with Yash Raj Films and her second with Khan. She was cast as Akira Rai, a Discovery Channel reporter who harbours an ambition of making documentary films. CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand wrote that Sharma "brings a spark to the film",[29] however, Raja Sen disagreed and said that "while Anushka can indeed play spunky, she needed here to tone it down several notches".[30] For her role, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.[31]

Sharma then appeared in Vishal Bhardwaj's Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013), a political satire set in a village in Haryana. Co-starring alongside Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan and Shabana Azmi, Sharma played the titular role of Bijlee Mandola, a strong-headed girl who engages in a romantic affair with Khan's character despite being engaged to another man. The film received positive to mixed reviews from critics,[32] but underperformed at the box office.[33][34] Several critics noted that Sharma was being stereotyped as a loud and loquacious girl; Raja Sen noted that she "is great in a couple of scenes near the climax,"[35] though Kanika Sikka of Daily News and Analysis was more critical and found her "unconvincing".[36]

After an absence of nearly two years from the screen, Sharma portrayed the role of Jagat "Jaggu" Janini, a television journalist who befriends an alien (played by Aamir Khan), in Rajkumar Hirani's religious satire PK (2014) . Critic Saibal Chatterjee wrote that Sharma plays "a feisty poetry-loving girl who knows her mind far more than most Hindi film heroines are allowed to" and praised her for "hold[ing] her own" against Aamir Khan.[37] The film garnered critical acclaim and emerged as the highest-grossing Bollywood film with a worldwide revenue of over 7 billion (US$110 million).[38][39][40]

Sharma made her production debut in 2015 with Navdeep Singh's thriller NH10, in which she also played the lead role.[41] The film tells the story of a married couple whose lives are endangered after an encounter with a group of criminals. Screened at the Beijing International Film Festival, It met with positive reviews in its theatrical release.[42] Writing for NDTV, critic Saibal Chatterjee found the film to be a "taut and riveting thriller" and praised Sharma for "conveying a range of moods as she moves from the vulnerable to the fearless in a battle in which the odds are stacked heavily against her".[43] The film emerged as a box office success.[44][45] In Anurag Kashyap's period crime drama Bombay Velvet (2015), co-starring Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar, Sharma was cast in the role of a jazz singer. Critical reviews on the film were mixed;[46] writing for Business Standard, Ritika Bhatia praised Sharma's performance in the song "Dhadaam Dhadaam", writing that "she fills the stage with such raw emotion that her mascara-laden tears and fake eyelashes flutter with arresting passion".[47] However, the film proved to be a box office flop, failing to recover its 1.2 billion (US$19 million) investment.[46][48] Also that year, Sharma featured in the supporting role of a dancer in Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do, an ensemble comedy-drama starring Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh and Farhan Akhtar, which marked her third collaboration with Singh.[49]

As of June 2015, Sharma has committed to star alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Karan Johar's romantic drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.[50]

Personal life and off-screen work

 Anushka Sharma, dressed in a sleeveless white jacket and a floral top, is smiling at the camera.
Sharma at the launch of Women's Health magazine in 2012

As of November 2014, Sharma is in a relationship with cricketer Virat Kohli.[51] The relationship has attracted substantial media coverage in India, though she is reluctant to openly talk about her relationship.[52][53][54] As of September 2014, Sharma is pursuing a Master of Economics degree through correspondence.[55] Sharma started practising vegetarianism in 2015. The Times of India has listed her as one of "Bollywood's hottest vegetarian celebrities".[56]

In September 2013, Sharma participated in a fashion show that was held in memory of the late filmmaker, Yash Chopra. She walked the ramp at that event, joined by Shah Rukh Khan and nine other leading ladies who had also been directed by Chopra.[57] She participated in the opening ceremony of the 2015 Indian Premier League held at Kolkata, along with other celebrities including Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Farhan Akhtar and composer Pritam.[58]

Apart from acting, Sharma supports a number of charities and causes. She walked the ramp to support Shabana Azmi's Mijwan Welfare Society, an NGO that helps empower women.[59] In 2013, alongside other Bollywood actors, she pledged to support the education of India's young girls as part of NDTV's "Our Girls, Our Pride" fundraiser.[60] In December 2014, Sharma auctioned the leather jacket she wore in Jab Tak Hai Jaan on eBay, with proceeds going to the redevelopment of the flood-ravaged states of Kashmir and Assam.[61] In April 2015, Sharma fronted a campaign to collect donations for the victims of the Nepal earthquake that had occurred earlier the same month.[62][63] Sharma has also spoken up for animal rights on social media websites. In April 2014, she took to Twitter to ask for a ban on horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai.[64] In June 2015, she condemned the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China, and urged her fans to sign an online petition aimed at stopping it.[65]

In the media

Kalpana Nair of Firstpost stated that "actresses like Sharma command the respect they do in a largely conservative and male-dominated industry and the fact that their fan base grows when they take on roles that are not conventional is good reason for us to beam widely and walk with a spring in our step".[66] Sharma has been vocal about the disparity in the pay that actresses command, in comparison with their male counterparts in the film industry.[67][68] The Times of India published, "While the current crop of actors and actresses tries to be in everyone's good books, Anushka certainly does not try to do that. She has an opinion about almost everything and she never shies away from putting it across. There have been moments when Anushka has praised her contemporaries and there have also been moments when Anushka has taken a dig at top notch directors and actors".[69]

Rediff.com placed Sharma on their 2010 list of "Bollywood's Best Actresses" for her performance in Band Baaja Baaraat.[70] She was also featured in their list of "Bollywood's Best Dressed Actresses" in 2012–13.[71][72] In 2012, she broke into Forbes Celebrity 100, a list based on income and popularity across all of India's celebrities. She remained in the top fifty spots for three consecutive years, listed at the thirty-sixth spot in 2012, the thirty-first spot in 2013, and the forty-second spot in 2014.[73][74][75] In 2015, Sharma appeared on The Huffington Post's list of "100 most influential women on Twitter".[76] The same year, she also topped the Times Celebex list of Bollywood stars, in terms of highest box-office collection.[77]

Sharma endorses various brands and services, including TVS Scooty, Nivea, Gitanjali Group, Canon Inc., Reliance Communications and 7 Up.[78][79]

Filmography

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Tani Sahni
2010 Badmaash Company Bulbul Singh
2010 Band Baaja Baaraat Shruti Kakkar
2011 Patiala House Simran
2011 Ladies vs Ricky Bahl Ishika Desai
2012 Jab Tak Hai Jaan Akira Rai
2013 Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola Bijlee Mandola
2014 PK Jagat "Jaggu" Janini Sahni
2015 NH10 Meera Also producer
2015 Bombay Velvet Rosie Noronha
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do Farah Ali

Awards and nominations

Year Film Award Category Result
2009 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Filmfare Awards Best Actress Nominated[15]
Best Female Debut Nominated[80]
Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Female Nominated[81]
Star Guild Awards Best Female Debut Won[82]
2011 Band Baaja Baaraat Filmfare Awards Best Actress Nominated[23]
Screen Awards Best Actress Nominated[83]
Zee Cine Awards Best Actor – Female Nominated[84]
Stardust Awards Best Comedy/Romance Actress Nominated[85]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actress Won[86]
Hottest Pair (along with Ranveer Singh) Won[86]
Star Guild Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Won[87]
Lions Gold Awards Favorite Jodi (along with Ranveer Singh) Won[88]
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards Excellent Performance Award Won [89]
2012 Ladies vs Ricky Bahl Stardust Awards Best Comedy/Romance Actress Won[90]
Zee Cine Awards International Female Icon Nominated[91]
2013 Jab Tak Hai Jaan Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Won[31]
Zee Cine Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Female Won[92]
Stardust Awards Best Comedy/Romance Actress Won[90]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Won[93]
Screen Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated[94]
2015 PK Star Guild Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated[95]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actress Nominated[96]

Other awards and recognitions

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