Wiki : Richa Chadda is an Indian actress who made her debut in Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye in 2008. She was applauded for her character played in Gangs of Wasseypur 1 and 2, which even fetched her Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. As far as her early life is concerned, Chadda was born in Amritsar but was brought up in New Delhi. He fails from Punjabi- Bihari blended family. Her father runs his own management firm, while mother is a professor PGDAV College in New Delhi who has even a couple of books including Gandhi Smriti. She did her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in the year 2002, while did her BA in History from St. Stephen’s College later completed her PG Diploma course in Social Communication Media from Bombay (Sophia College).
After Richa Chadda graduation, she headed to Bombay wherein along with her PG diploma course, she got the chance in modelling world and later she headed to theatre. She performed in a number of shows wherein she toured all over India and even went to Pakistan and its several places doing a couple of shows there as well. Later, she got special training under the legend Barry John. As far as her first role in any Hindi movie is concerned, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye was her first movie wherein she played the character of Dolly. Later, she did a couple of movies, which included Gangs of Wasseypur 1 and 2 wherein she was able to get recognition for her splendid performance. The other movies included Fukrey, Fukrey, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, etc. Her forthcoming movies include Ghoomketu, Ishqeria, Tamanchey and Jiah aur Jiah.
As far as the awards are concerned, Richa Chadda was recognized for the role of Nagma Khatoon in the narrative of Gangs of Wasseypur 1 and 2 wherein she outperformed the best leading to a number of nominations and one award as well. This included the Filmfare Award under the Best Actress critics, while was nominated at other places like Screen Awards, Stardust Awards and Zee Cine Awards. In this film, she was seen getting a role of a 16 year old girl to the one reaching to 60 years of age. Her character fetched her-the new name for her – Ms Fire for her spirited portrayal of her character in teh epic movie. This movie was premiered at Canned Film Festival in the year 2012 in the presence of its complete team at the said event.