Sheeba Chaddha

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Sheeba Chaddha
Sheeba Chaddha.jpg
Chaddha in 2010
Born1972 (age 49–50)
Alma materHans Raj College
Years active1998–present

Sheeba Chaddha is an Indian film, stage and television actress.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Chaddha grew up in Delhi, where she developed interest in theatre and started taking theatre workshops.[2] She majored in English literature from Hans Raj College (University of Delhi).[3]

(from right) Rituraj Singh, Rati Pandey, Sonu Sood, Sheeba Chaddha and Sumit Vats, on the sets of Hitler Didi during the promotion of film Maximum (2012)

Chaddha has acted as a character actor in films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Parzania (2007), Delhi 6 (2009), Luck by Chance (2009) and Talaash (2012).[4] In 2011, she also appeared in short film, Prakata Het Yad in gibberish, with actor Rituraj Singh. The film won he Audience Choice award in the Short Films category at River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival.[1] She appeared in the 2012 film Talaash as Nirmala, a sex worker. The year 2015 saw her triumph with a quirky turn as Nain Tara Tiwary (Buaji) in Sharat Katariya's Dum Laga Ke Haisha.

Her early appearance on television, was on Love Marriage (2002), thereafter, she made a comeback in television in 2007 playing a business tycoon in Kasturi.[5] This was followed by series like Na Aana Is Des Laado (2009–2012), Kitani Mohabbat Hai (2009), Kahani Saat Pheron Ki (2007), Kuch Toh Log Kahenge (2001–2013) and Lakhon Mein Ek (2012).[2]

In June 2012, she joined the cast of popular television series, Hitler Didi on Zee TV.[6]

She has also acted in stage plays, Rajat Kapoor's C for Clown (2007),[5] Atul Kumar's The Blue Mug (2010) with Kapoor, Munish Bhardwaj, and Vinay Pathak, Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranvir Shorey,[7] played Desdimona in Roysten Abel's Othello in Black& White and a 2012 production of Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler, where she played the lead role of Hedda.[4] She is also involved in running a theatre group, "The Company Theatre" in Mumbai.[3] She is currently involved with an internet television series, Permanent Roommates, which is under the banner of The Viral Fever (TVF).


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films/shows/series that have not yet been released


Year Film Role Notes
1998 Dil Se.. Moina's sister
1999 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Anupama
2000 Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani News reporter
2002 Kali Salwar
2003 Jism Sheeba
In Othello
2004 Ek Hasina Thi Girl at police station
Murder Simran's friend
2007 Parzania
2009 Delhi-6 Rajjo
Luck by Chance Director Romi's sister-in-law Guest appearance
2010 West Is West Rehana Khan
2011 Zokkomon Rajrani
2012 Love You to Death Maya
Talaash Nirmala
2015 Dum Laga Ke Haisha Nain Tara
2017 Raees Amina Alam (Raees' mother)
Indu Sarkar Mekhla
What Will People Say Nisha's Aunt
2018 Rajma Chawal Kabir's Aunt
Raid Prabha Devi
Badhaai Ho Sangeeta Sharma (Reene's mother)
Zero Beena Singh (Bauua's mother)
2019 Gully Boy Safeena's mother
Jabariya Jodi Abhay's mother
2020 Shakuntala Devi Tarabai
2021 Haathi Mere Saathi Judge Multilingual film
2021 Pagglait Usha Netflix[8]
2022 Badhaai Do Shardul's mother [9]
Sharmaji Namkeen Amazon Prime Video
Doctor G [10]


Web Series[edit]


  1. ^ a b Dipti Nagpaul D'souza (15 March 2012). "Language no bar". Indian Express. Retrieved 15 July 2013. ..renowned theater artiste Sheeba Chaddha
  2. ^ a b c "Sheeba's brotherly love!". The Times of India. 6 October 2011. Archived from the original on 17 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Sheeba Chadha — artist details". MumbaiTheatreGuide. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Essaying conflicts". The Hindu. 11 February 2010. Archived from the original on 17 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  5. ^ a b Kimi Dangor (11 June 2007). "Back with a bang: Sheeba Chadha". India Today. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Sheeba Chaddha enters Hitler Didi". News. 19 June 2012. Archived from the original on 17 November 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  7. ^ Piyasree Dasgupta (31 March 2010). "Memory Central". Indian Express. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  8. ^ Kambam, Saichaitanya (16 September 2020). "Netflix picks up "Pagglait" starring Sanya Malhotra and Shruti Sharma". OnlyTech. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  9. ^ "Sheeba Chadha opens up on playing a mother in Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar's Badhaai Do". Pinkvilla. 7 May 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  10. ^ "Ayushmann Khurrana Celebrates Film Wrap With This Oh-So-Cute Cake". NDTV Food. 5 September 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.

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