Name: Anushka Sharma
Nickname: Nushkie, Nusheshwar
Birthday: 1 st May 1988
Known For: Acting wasn’t Anushka Sharma’s first choice. She pursued journalism and went into modelling until she started acting.
Debut Film: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Virat Kohli
Children: Vamika Kohli
Relationships: Zoheb Yusuf, Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor (rumoured)
Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, Star Guilds Award for Best Debut, Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Excellent Performance Award, IIFA Award for Best Actress, 2 Stardust Awards for Best Comedy/Romance Actress, Filmfare OTT Award for Best Series.
Anushka Sharma Biography
Anushka Sharma’s smile has enchanted all of us. All her roles in her films are not only spectacular
but also makes you wish that she was your friend. Born on 1 st May, 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh,
Anushka Sharma’s father Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma is an army office and her mother, Ashima
Sharma is a homemaker. Sharma’s elder brother, Karnesh Sharma, is a film producer who was in the
Merchant Navy, before.
Anushka made her acting debut in Aditya Chopra’s film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), starring opposite
Shah Rukh Khan. Fun fact, Sharma took a whole day to prepare for her screen test rather than doing
an impromptu one. Later, she was signed for a three-film deal with Yash Raj Films and landed the
role of Tani. Her acting received mixed reviews, but the film was a major commercial success and
emerged as the second-highest-grossing Hindi film of that year. She even earned her first Filmfare
Award nominations for Best Actress and Best Female Debut.
In 2010, Anushka played a role in Parmeet Sethi’s Badmaash Company, alongside Shahid Kapoor, Vir
Das and Meiyang Chang. The film received mixed reviews. In the same year, she played a role in Yash
Raj’s second film from the three-film deals. Band Baaja Baarat, in which Anushka played the whole of
Shruti Kakkar, next to Ranveer Singh. The film received positive reviews and emerged as a sleeper
hit. Critics also said that till now, it is one of the best works of Sharma. She received her second
Filmfare Award nomination for Best Actress.
Her next film was Patialia House which is directed by Nikkhil Advani. She played the role alongside
Akshay Kumar. In the same year, 2011, she starred in Ladies vs Ricky Bahl and was reunited with
Ranveer Singh. The film received mixed reviews and was moderately successful at the box office.
In 2012, Anushka Sharma worked alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaid in Yash Raj
Chopra’s Jab Tak Hai Jaan. It was her fifth collaboration with the Yash Raj Films and second
with SRK. For her role, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, and the film
became the third highest-grossing Bollywood film of that year.
Her next appearance was in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, which is a political
satire. She starred alongside Panjak Kapur, Shabana Azmi and Imran Khan. The film received
mostly positive reviews from the critics but underperformed at the box office. This was also the
time when critics noticed that Sharma was being stereotyped as a loud and talkative girl in most of her films. In 2014, Anushka Sharma played a role in Rajkumar Hirani’s PK which emerged as a critically acclaimed and the highest-grossing Bollywood film with worldwide revenue of over $7 billion.
Even Sharma received positive reviews for her from critics. Anushka Sharma also launched a production company named Clean Slate Filmz. The first film from the production house was Navdeep Singh’s NH10 which also starred Sharma. The actress went through interval training for three months to build her stamina for the film. The movie received positive reviews from critics, and Sharma was praised for breaking away from her romantic comedy image. The film also emerged as a box office success. Anushka Sharma reunited with Yash Raj Films in 2016 for Sultan. It was written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar.
At first, Sharma was hesitant to play the part as she did not have the physique for it. However, she researched different weight categories to change the perception that all wrestlers are big. She trained for six weeks and learned how to speak the Haryanvi dialect. The film and are performance received mixed reviews but critics appreciated her role. The film ranked among Indian cinema’s biggest grossers.
Later that year, Anushka played a role in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushil alongside Ranbir
Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai. She received positive reviews for her role and earned another
Filmfare Awards nomination. With two top-grossing films in 2016, Anushka was ranked as themost successful Bollywood actress of the year.
In 2017, Anushka Sharma starred in Phillauri with Suraj Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh. She even sang a song in the film. Her next film was another collaboration with Shah Rukh Khan in Imtiaz Ali’s Jab Harry Met Sejal. However, both these films were a flop. Her first release in 2018 was the horror film, Pari. It was also produced by her. The film received mixed reviews from critics. Anushka’s next film was Rajkumar Hirani’s biopic Sanju alongside Ranbir Kapoor. It was her thirdrelease that earned over ₹5 billion worldwide.
In the same year, she reunited with Yash Raj Films for the eighth time in Sui Dhaaga, co-starring Varun Dhawan. The film was praised for its subtle chemistry and credited Sharma for her acting.
She received a nomination for Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. Anushka’s final film
appearance was in Zero alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif, once again.
In 2020, Anushka Sharma served as executive producer for her company’s series Paatal Lok which was released on Amazon Prime video. She even produced the horror film Bulbbul for Netflix. A critic praised her for mixing horror with feminism and appreciated her effort to make such films. Anushka Sharma will next produce the drama series Mai, along with Qala for Netflix.
Controversy: Anushka Sharma was flooded by tweets by fans after she misspelled the name of Dr.
APJ Abdul Kalam as Dr. ABJ Abdul Kalam, while expressing grief after his demise.
Latest News: Anushka Sharma shared unseen childhood photos her brother and her on Rakhi.
Latest Movies: Zero, Sui Dhaaga
Latest Series: The Making: Sultan
Upcoming Movies: Kaneda, Jhulan Goswami