Name: Nushrat Bharucha
Biography: The ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ star, Nushrat Bharucha was born and brought up in the City of Dreams, Mumbai. She did her schooling from the prestigious Lilavati Podar High School where she had been very much active in theatre.
Nushrat began her career in B Town with Ahmed Siddiqui directed Hindi movie titled ‘Jai Santoshi Maa’, starring Nushrat Bharucha herself, Raqesh Vashisht, Lalit Tiwari, Sanjay Swaraj, Shashi Sharma and some others. Later on she made her appearance in Dibakar Banerjee’s ‘Love Sex aur Dhoka’, starring Narucha herself, Raj Kumar Yadav and Anshuman Jha. This film was entirely shot on a digital camera and it became India’s first movie to be released in the found footage style.
Nushrat came into the limelight after playing the character role of Riya in the film, ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’, directed by Luv Ranjan and starring Nushrat, Sonalli Sehgall, Ishita Sharma, Rayo Bhakirta, Kartik Tiwari and Divyendu Sharma. This film depicted the story of 3 bachelors who falls in love with their dream girls and the various twists and turns which followed in their lives. With these newcomers playing the lead roles, this film became a huge hit at the box office. Aprt from the above movies, Nushrat had also made her appearance in ‘SEVEN’, which is a fiction based television series that is aired on Sony Entertainment Telivision. This television show, which started on the 1st of January, 2010 was produced by the legend, Yash Chopra.
One of her upcoming films in 2013 is Luv Ranjan’s, ‘Akaashvani’, where she pairs opposite Kartik Tiwari, her ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ co-star. This film which has a slated release date on the 18th of January, 2013 is produced by the well-known ‘Wide Frame Films’.