Nushrat Bharucha

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Nushrat Bharucha
Nushrat Bharucha on the sets of India’s Next Superstars.jpg
Bharucha at an event for Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety in 2018
Born (1985-05-17) 17 May 1985 (age 33)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Residence Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Nushrat Bharucha (born 17 May 1985)[1] is an Indian film actress who has played the lead female role in several Hindi films, including Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010), Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011), Akaash Vani (2013), Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 (2015), and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018). Nushrat Bharucha and Rajkumar Rao are to reunite for Hansal Mehta's next social comedy drama Turram Khan.

Personal life[edit]

Bharucha was born and brought up in a Muslim Dawoodi Bohra family in Mumbai, India.[2][3] Her father, Tanvir, is a businessman and her mother, Tasneem, is a homemaker. She has one younger brother, Zain-ul-Bharucha, and an elder sister. In an interview with the Mint, Bharucha talked openly about her life as being a member of the Bohra community, and her role in it.[2]


Bharucha debuted in [Jai Santoshi Maa]] directed by Ahemed siddiqui later Love sex aur Dhoka and shot to prominence with Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011) produced by Wide Frame wicked pictures. The film was story of three bachelors who fall in love with three different girls. Bharucha plays one of the three girls, Neha, who is in a live-in relationship with her boyfriend, Rajat. She gained popularity as ‘Babu’, Rajat's nickname for her in the film. The film became a sleeper hit of the year with newcomers in the lead. It has now achieved a cult status among the youth. Nusrat's latest feature film, is Luv Ranjan’s Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety[4] released on 23 February 2018, Luv Ranjan’s Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, in which she was paired with her Pyaar Ka Punchnama co-star, Kartik Aaryan.

Bharucha has also acted in the Yash Raj Films television series, Seven. She has also appeared in many TV advertisements. She once mentioned in an interview with India Today, "I have never been to an acting school and was trained at auditions."[5]



Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2006 Jai Santoshi Maa Mahima Hindi
2009 Kal Kisne Dekha Riya
2010 Taj Mahal Shruthi Telugu
Love Sex Aur Dhokha Shruti Dhaiya Hindi
2011 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Neha
2013 Akaash Vani Vani
2014 Darr @ The Mall Ahana
2015 Meeruthiya Gangsters Mansi
Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Ruchika/Chiku
2016 Vaaliba Raja Sweety Tamil
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Hindi
2019 Mental Hai Kya
2019 Turram Khan Name not yet revealed Hindi


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Category Result
2010 Kal Kisne Dekha Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow – Female Nominated
2012 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Stardust Awards Best Breakthrough Performance – Female Nominated
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 BIG Star Entertainment Awards BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Comedy Role – Female Won
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Big Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Ensemble Cast Won[6]
2016 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards Best Actress In Comic Role Won
2018 N/A GeoSpa AsiaSpa Awards Rising Star of India Award Won[7]
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Won


  1. ^ a b "Nushrat Bharucha". Cine and TV Artistes Association (CINTAA). Archived from the original on 2014-04-09.
  2. ^ a b "Society: Why we work".
  3. ^ "Meet the 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' gang".
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  5. ^ Priyanka Sood and Prachi Rege (28 May 2011). "Nushrat Bharucha pairs up with Sivaji in Telugu flick Taj Mahal". India Today. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  6. ^ Ghosh, Raya (14 December 2015). "Big Star Entertainment Awards 2015: Salman, Deepika Are Big Winners". NDTV. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
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