Born – May 1, 1988 (age 25),
Height: 1.75 m
Birthplace : Bangalore
Bio – Anushka Sharma had no modest start in Bollywood. She was got her big break when she was spotted by none other than Aditya chopra who casted her opposite Shahrukh Khan in Rabne Banadi Jodi. So she had to be a special girl and in no time the audience discovered that it was her vivacity and spontaneity that worked for her as her calling card. It was for no small a reason that Anushka Sharma was casted alongside Shahrukh Khan in a big project like Rabne Banadi Jodi. She was talented as well beautiful and became an overnight star with the film’s success. Anushka had signed a three film contract with the reputed YashRaj films. After Rabne Banadi Jodi she appeared in Badmaash Company opposite Shahid Kapoor and then in Band Baaja Barath opposite new comer Ranveer Singh. Band Baaja Barath became a hit and the two youngsters emerged as a hot pair and talented actors. Both the male and female lead was new faces and the small budget film surprised everyone with great performances and a gripping plot. Anushka who was till now a recognized face had produced a hit and given a splendid performance. Whereas the new face Ranvir Singh impressed all with his talent. The film became a landmark for their respective careers.
Anushka Sharma’s first film outside the Yash raj banner was Patiala House in which she was paired with Akshay Kumar. The film gave her secondary role to the male lead but won her critical acclaim. Ladies versus Ricky Behl was what followed and she was again in the lead with Ranvir Singh. Their pair once again sizzled on the screen. In 2012, Jab Tak Hain Jaan which was the much awaited film of the legendary director producer Yash Chopra released , in which she played the role of a discovery channel documentary film maker. Her performance was the highlight of the film and she dazzled equally well alongside the accomplished stars Shahrukh and Katrina. This was her second with Shahrukh and first with another actress. Although the film failed to meet people’s expectations, Anushka’s performance was critically acclaimed.
The actress was last seen in the Vishal Bharadwaj produced Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola. The film got her mixed reviews as a Haryanvi girl in a modern avatar. The film bombed at the box office but the actress was one of the USPs of the film.
Her personal life, like those of other stars, have been under the media scanner. Though her relationship with her Band Baaja Barath and Ladies vs ricky Behl co-star Ranvir Singh was never openly admitted by either of them, it was an interesting news for the media. The couple who made their hot chemistry sizzle on the screen were reportedly having a passionate love affair before reportedly breaking up two years later.
Anushka, at present works in P.K. opposite Amir khan and in NH10 and Bombay Velvet.