Tara Sharma

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Tara Sharma Saluja
Tara Sharma at art exhibition 'Passages'.jpg
Sharma at the art exhibition 'Passages' in 2014
Born (1977-01-11) 11 January 1977 (age 40)
London, England, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Actress, Model, Hostess
Years active 2002-present
Spouse(s) Roopak Saluja (2007-present)
Children 2
Parent(s) Partap Sharma

Tara Sharma (born 11 January 1977; London, England) is an Indian Actress, model & hostes of Indian descent[1] with her own show, The Tara Sharma Show on parenting and maternal child care on Star World India, which has also aired previously on ITV, Colors, BBC One, & Pogo channels

Early life and education[edit]

She was born London, United Kingdom to writer and theater actor Partap Sharma. She studied at the London School of Commerce in London [2] affiliated with ICSE and did well academically. She graduated with a distinction and finished her IB on a scholarship, at the United World College of the Adriatic in Italy. Tara Sharma did her B.Sc in Management at the London School of Economics.

Career[edit]

After graduating from LSE, Sharma was a financial consultant at Citibank and Accenture. She appeared in advertisements for Lakme, Garnier and Pepsi, the latter included a commercial with Shah Rukh Khan and which proved to be a stepping stone into movies.[3]

She debuted in Anupam Kher's Om Jai Jagadish.', followed by Khosla Ka Ghosla, Page 3, Saaya, and Masti.[citation needed]

Tara's father died in 2011. "Losing my father ... left me devastated and changed my life too. But, I do have a strong belief that no one really goes away and my father will always live in our hearts," she said.[4] She became involved in spreading awareness about good parenting and maternal child care,[5] conceptualizing and starting her show on new-age motherhood, The Tara Sharma Show. The show's first two seasons were successes and the third season debuted on Colors and Nick from 18 October 2013.[6][7] Tara co-produces the show with the 120 Media Collective.[8][9]

Personal life[edit]

She married media entrepreneur Roopak Saluja, an INSEAD alumnus in November 2007. The couple have two sons, Zen (b. 2009) and Kai (b. 2011).

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Character Language
2002 Om Jai Jagadish Puja Hindi
2003 Saaya Dr. Maya Bhatnagar Hindi
2004 Masti Geeta Hindi
2004 Bardaasht Ramola Hindi
2005 Sitam Chanda Hindi
2005 Mr. Prime Minister Roshanara Hindi
2005 Amavas Tara Hindi
2005 Page 3 Gayatri Sachdeva Hindi
2006 Aksar Nisha Hindi
2006 Khosla Ka Ghosla Meghna Hindi
2007 Heyy Babyy Special Appearance Hindi
2007 Overnight Tara Hindi
2008 The Other End of the Line Zia English
2008 Maharathi Swati Hindi
2009 Suno Na Ek Nanhi Aawaaz Anupama Nair Hindi
2009 The Whisperers Kavita Hindi
2009 Mumbai Cutting -NA - Hindi
2010 Dulha Mil Gaya Tanvi Hindi
2010 Prem Kaa Game Sheetal Sahni Hindi
2012 10mL Love Shweta Hindi

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Language Broadcasting Channel
2007 Raven: The Secret Temple Satyarani English BBC One
2011–present The Tara Sharma Show Self Hindi Viacom18 Colors
2013–present The Tara Sharma Show Self English NDTV Good Times

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography of Tara Sharma". Bollywood Images. Retrieved 2011-05-09. 
  2. ^ "The Bombay International School". Bisschool.com. 2014-08-28. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  3. ^ Methil Renuka (2001-04-23). "Pepsi ad girl Tara Sharma bags more modelling spots and a film : EYECATCHERS - India Today 23042001". Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "The Tara Sharma Show". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  6. ^ Sneha Mahadevan (2012-05-06). "Starry affair for Tara Sharma | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  7. ^ "Tara Sharma Saluja gears up for second season of her show". The Times Of India. 19 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "The Tara Sharma Show Story | Wiki | Details | Information". Tvbasti.com. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  9. ^ [2][dead link]

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