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Name: Anushka Sharma
Birthday: 1st May, 1988
Marital status: Single
Trivia: In her short career, Anushka Sharma has already been linked with her Band Baaja Baarat co-star Ranveer Singh.
Anushka Sharma Biography
Anushka Sharma is the girl who got a golden chance to make her debut in a Yash Raj Film, and that too opposite Shah Rukh Khan!
Anushka was born in Bangalore to Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma, a high ranked army officer and Ashima Sharma, a housewife. She did her schooling at the Army School and later graduated from Mount Carmel College with a degree in Arts.
Anushka got herself enrolled in Elite Modelling Agency, where she was groomed by renowned style consultant Prasad Bidapa, who met her when she was just 13. Designer Wendell Rodricks selected her for his Les Vamps Show, and the Lakme India Fashion Week in 2007. She was also seen in ads for Silk & Shine, Whisper and Fiat Palio.
Her first acting role was in Aditya Chopra’s Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) opposite Shah Rukh Khan. Her second film, Badmaash Company, also under Yash Raj Films, was released on May 7, 2010. She starred in her third Yash Raj Film, Band Baaja Baaraat, directed by Maneesh Sharma and co-starring debutant Ranveer Singh. Band Baaja Baaraat was released on December 10, 2010.
Nikhil Advani’s Patiala House was her first venture outside of Yash Raj Films, with Akshay Kumar which released in February, 2011. She also starred opposite Ranveer Singh again in Yash Raj’s Ladies V/s Ricky Bahl.
She’ll now be seen in Kaneda and Jhulan Goswami’s biopic.