Anushka Sharma is a former model and Popular Bollywood actress. She was brought up in Bangalore and completed her studies from Army School. She is a graduate in Arts from ...Associated to charities Akshaya Patra Foundation
Anushka Sharma is a former model and Popular Bollywood actress. She was brought up in Bangalore and completed her studies from Army School. She is a graduate in Arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.
She began her modeling career at the Lakme Fashion Week as a model for Wendell Rodricks's Les Vamps Show and was picked to be Rodricks's finale model at the Spring Summer '07 Collection. Since then she has done campaigns for Silk & Shine, Whisper, Nathella Jewelry and Fiat Palio. She made her acting debut with Aditya Chopra's "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" opposite Shahrukh Khan. She gained fame from her very first film and recieved the Best Actress nomination at the Filmfare Awards ceremony for 'Band Baaja Baarat'.
Later, She was seen in the movie Badmaash Company. Sharma's first venture outside of the Yash Raj banner was the drama Patiala House (2011) directed by Nikhil Advani and co-starring Akshay Kumar.Also in 2011, she re-united with her Band Baaja Baarat co-star Ranveer Singh and director Maneesh Sharma for the comedy-drama Ladies vs Ricky Bahl.
She then went on to win the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Yash Chopra's romance "Jab Tak Hai Jaan". She then appeared in Vishal Bhardwaj's Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013). Anushka then took on a strong role in Rajkumar Hirani's religious satire PK (2014).
Sharma made her production debut in 2015 with Navdeep Singh's thriller NH10. Writing for NDTV, critic Saibal Chatterjee found the film to be a "taut and riveting thriller" and praised Sharma for "conveying a range of moods as she moves from the vulnerable to the fearless in a battle in which the odds are stacked heavily against her".
Her vibrant energy levels have earned her the title " Metaphor of Energy" in the film fraternity.