Name: Pallavi Sharda
Birthdate: 10th of January, 1990
Marital Status: Unmarried
1) In the month of March in the year 2010 Pallavi Sharda was given the crown of ‘Miss India Australia’ in the city of Sydney, Australia.
Biography: Pallavi Sharda, an upcoming Indo-Australian film and theatre actress was born on the 10th of January in the year 1987. Apart from acting, she is very much into the field of dancing and she received training in Bharatha Natyam, the Indian classical dance form ever since she was 3 years of age.As a child during her leisure time she would either be miming in front of the mirror or she would be performing dance recitals in her bedroom and by the time she entered the teen world she had already given more than hundred stage performances. She was born in Perth, Australia and was brought up in the city of Melbourne. Both her parents had passed out from IITs and both had PhD’s in the field of science and engineering. She was very good in academics and she obtained a scholarship to Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School, Melbourne. Due to her academic excellence, she was given a double promotion from the eight to the tenth standard. At a ripe age of sixteen, she started her course in Law, Media and Communication and Diploma in Modern Languages (in French) at the prestigious Melbourne University. After having completed her 6 year course in 5 years she shifted to Mumbai, India in 2008.
Her very first role in the glamorous world of Bollywood was in the Karan Johar directed ‘My Name is Khan’, where she played a cameo alongside Shahrukh Khan and Kajol.
Next up, she signed up for AjoyVerma’s Hindi comedy and drama film titled ‘Dus Tola’ (2010), starring Manoj Bajpai, Aarti Chhabria, Siddharth Makkar, Govind Namdeo, Asrani, Dilip Prabhawalker and Ninad Kamat. ‘Dus Tola’ was a remake of a popular Malayalam film of the 80s called ‘Ponmuttayidunna Tharavu’. Here she donned the tough role of a village dance teacher by the name of Geeta. This film was released on the 22nd of October and Pallavi’s performance in the film was greatly appreciated by the critics. Following ‘Dus Tola’, Pallavi appeared in ‘Walkaway’, an Indo-American independent romantic movie produced and directed by Shaijla Gupta. This film was released on the 29th of October, 2010.
She also signed up for a Bollywood project by director SahilSangha titled ‘Love Breakups Zindagi’ and starring Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza, Satyadeep Mishra, Tisca Chopra and Cyrus Sahukar. In 2012, Pallavi had also played the small role of Gayatri in Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Heroine’. In 2011 and 2012 she played the lead role in the Shruti Merchant directed ‘Taj Express’, a theatrical musical choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant. Pallavi’s very first Australian film was ‘Save Your Legs!’, directed by Boyd Hicklin and starring Stephen Curry, Brendan Cowell, Damon Gameau, David Lyons, DarshanJariwala, Darren Gilshenan, Brenton Thwaites, Grant Piro, Ryan O’Kane, Eddie Baroo, Sid Makkar, Prithvi Zutshi and Shibani Dandekar. This movie was released on the 28th of February, 2013.
One of her upcoming movies is Abhinav Kashyap’s 2013 comedy film ‘Besharam’ where she would be playing the female lead opposite Ranbir Kapoor. This film will be hitting the theatres on the 2nd of October this year.
Pallavi’s filmography includes ‘My Name is Khan’ (2010), ‘Dus Tola’ (2010), ‘Walkaway’ (2010), ‘Love Breakups Zindagi’ (2011), ‘Heroine’ (2012), ‘Save Your Legs!’ (2013) and ‘Besharam’ (2013). She has also signed up for a film with actor Imran Khan to be directed by Abhijeet Verma.