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Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma at the Promo launch of 'Jayanta Bhai Ki Luv Story' 07.jpg
Sharma at the promo launch of Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story in July 2012
Born (1987-11-21) 21 November 1987 (age 33)
OccupationActress, model
Years active2007–present
Parent(s)Ajeet Sharma (father)
RelativesAisha Sharma (sister)

Neha Sharma (pronounced [ˈnɛːɦa ˈʃərma], born 21 November 1987) is an Indian actress and model.[1] A native of Bihar, Sharma attended the Mount Carmel School in Bhagalpur and pursued a course in fashion design[2] from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in New Delhi.[3]

Sharma's first role was in the Telugu film Chirutha, released on September 28, 2007. Her first Hindi film was Crook directed by Mohit Suri, released on October 8, 2010.[4] Sharma made a cameo appearance in the 2012 romantic comedy film Teri Meri Kahaani directed by Kunal Kohli. She was highly appreciated in the semi-hit Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum.

Early life

Her father Ajeet Sharma, is a businessman turned politician and the MLA for Bhagalpur, representing the Indian National Congress party. Sharma has campaigned for her father in various elections.[5][6] Sharma has three siblings. She confessed being severely asthmatic in childhood and always unwell and weak physically. She also claimed to be completely cured of asthma with the blessing of a family in Hyderabad.[7]

Personal life

Her personal hobbies are cooking, listening to music, reading, and dance.[8] Sharma is trained in the Indian classical dance form called Kathak. Apart from that, she has also learned street hip hop, Latin dancing-salsa, merengue, jive, and jazz from the Pineapple Dance Studios in London.[7] She considers Kate Moss as her style inspiration. Sharma also aspires to launch her own clothing label.[9]

Filmography

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref.
2007 Chirutha Sanjna Telugu film
2009 Kurradu Hema Telugu film [10]
2010 Crook Suhani Hindi debut [11]
2012 Teri Meri Kahaani Meera Cameo appearance [12][13]
Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum Simran [14]
2013 Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story Simran
Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 Suman Khanna [15]
2014 Youngistaan Anwita Chauhan
2016 Kriti Kriti Short film [16]
Xuanzang Kumari Mandarin film [17]
Tum Bin II Taran [18]
2017 Mubarakan Advocate Nafisa Qureshi [19]
Solo Akshara Malayalam film [20]
Bhama Tamil film
2020 Tanhaji Kamla Devi
Illegal Niharika Singh web series
Ik Sandhu Hunda Si Punjabi film [21]
2021 Jogira Sara Ra Radagger TBA Filming [22]

Music videos

Year Title Co-actor Singer Label Ref.
2019 Dheeme Dheeme Tony Kakkar Tony Kakkar Desi Music Factory [23]
2020 Galib Gippy Grewal B Praak Humble Music [24]
Dil Ko Karaar Aaya Sidharth Shukla Yasser Desai, Neha Kakkar Desi Music Factory [25]
Lambo Car Guri Guri Geet MP3 [26]
2021 Thoda Thoda Pyaar Sidharth Malhotra Stebin Ben Zee Music Company [27]

Recognition

  • Placed at No. 5 in the List of Fastest Rising People (2010) in India. The list was published by Google Zeitgeist.[28]
  • Featured at No. 31 in The Times of India's 50 Most Desirable Women.[29]
  • Featured at No. 1 in the Times Poll of Hottest Female Debut.[30]
  • Featured at No. 7 on FHM 100 sexiest women in the world.[31]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Pictures of the charming Bollywood actress Neha Sharma". India Times. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Neha Sharma Albums". FreeImagesGallery.com. 9 September 2012. Archived from the original on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  3. ^ Kashyap, Pooja (2 October 2010). "'Serial kisser' arrives in city to promote crook". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Crook was satisfying after south flicks: Neha Sharma". The Indian Express. 5 October 2010. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  5. ^ Jha, Giridhar (20 August 2014). "Glamour quotient in Bhagalpur campaign". India Today. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  6. ^ "बॉलीवुड की खूबसूरत एक्ट्रेस नेहा शर्मा के पिता बने विधायक". Aajtak.intoday.in (in Hindi). 25 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  7. ^ a b Gupta, Priya (21 May 2013). "Acting and looks don't help, only box office does: Neha Sharma". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  8. ^ Calcutta Tube Team (5 October 2010). "Crook- It's Good To Be Bad Hindi Film Actress Neha Sharma Interview". Calcutta Tube. Archived from the original on 8 August 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  9. ^ Sinha, Seema (5 May 2011). "Neha Sharma reveals her beauty secrets". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Shooting of 'Kurradu' with Varun Sandesh and Neha Sharma in the lead was completed recently". The New Indian Express. 6 October 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  11. ^ "Neha Sharma to debut in Emraan Hashmi starrer Crook: It's Good To Be Bad". Bollywood Hungama. 9 March 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  12. ^ "Neha Sharma is Shahid's love interest in 'Teri Meri Kahaani'". Zee News. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  13. ^ "Neha Sharma to star with Shahid in Teri Meri Kahaani". India Today. 2 June 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Neha, Sarah make Kya Super Kool Hain Hum look fresh: Riteish". India Today. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  15. ^ "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 my biggest film so far: Neha Sharma". India Today. 3 April 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  16. ^ "Shirish Kunder's short film Kriti released: Manoj Bajpayee, Radhika Apte & Neha Sharma starrer psycho thriller is gripping". India.com. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  17. ^ "Sonu Sood, Ali Fazal and Neha Sharma part of Xuanzang, China's official entry to Oscars". India Today. 5 November 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  18. ^ "'Tum Bin 2' sneak peek: Neha Sharma brings back the romance". The Times of India. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  19. ^ "Arjun Kapoor shares Mubarakan 'madness' with Neha Sharma". Hindustan Times. 30 November 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  20. ^ "Solo: Neha Sharma on her Tamil film debut, and working with Dulquer Salmaan, Bejoy Nambiar". Firstpost. 6 October 2017. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  21. ^ "Gippy Grewal welcomes Neha Sharma to Punjab". The Times of India. 1 August 2019. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  22. ^ "Neha Sharma starts shooting for Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer 'Jogira Sara Rara'". Republic World. 24 February 2021. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  23. ^ Jain, Vaishali (1 June 2021). "Tony Kakkar's Dheeme Dheeme has Turkish version and it's going viral. Seen yet?". www.indiatvnews.com. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  24. ^ "Paint your Valentines in romance with 'Galib' from 'Ik Sandhu Hunda Si' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  25. ^ "Dil Ko Karaar Aaya: Sidharth Shukla, Neha Sharma are deeply in love in Neha Kakkar's new song, Hrithik Roshan likes it too". Hindustan Times. 31 July 2020. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  26. ^ "New Punjabi Song Video 2020: Guri's Latest Punjabi Gana Video Song 'Lambo Car'". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  27. ^ "Thoda Thoda Pyaar: Romantic Track Starring Sidharth Malhotra and Neha Sharma Released Before V-Day". News18. 13 February 2021. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  28. ^ Google Zeitgeist 2010
  29. ^ Times of India 50 most Desirable Women, 2010.
  30. ^ Hottest Female Debut
  31. ^ August Cover Girl: Neha Sharma

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