Anushka Sharma is an Indian film actress, producer and model. She has established a career in Hindi films, and is one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in India. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including one Filmfare Award from six nominations.
Born in Ayodhya and raised in Bangalore, Sharma had her first modelling assignment for the fashion designer Wendell Rodricks in 2007 and later moved to Mumbai to pursue a full-time career as a model. Following a successful audition at Yash Raj Films, she made her screen debut in the blockbuster romance Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), which earned her the nominations for the Filmfare Awards for Best Actress and Best Female Debut. Sharma rose to prominence with comic roles in Yash Raj Films’s romances Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), the latter of which won her a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Sharma had her biggest commercial successes with the roles of a television reporter in the religious satire PK (2014) and a wrestler in the sports drama Sultan (2016), both of which rank among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time. She also received wide critical praise for her performance in the 2015 crime thriller NH10, which also marked her production debut, and appeared alongside an ensemble cast in the family drama Dil Dhadakne Do (2015).
In addition to acting in films, Sharma is the ambassador for multiple brands and products, and has an active social media presence. She also supports various charities and causes, including gender equality and animal rights. She and her brother, Karnesh Sharma are the founders of the production company Clean Slate Films.
Sharma’s acting presentation was in Aditya Chopra’s Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), inverse Shah Rukh Khan. She took a day to get ready for her screen test at the Yash Raj Films studio and declined to do an extemporaneous one. She handled the main part of Tani Sahni, a youthful lady of the hour to a moderately aged man, depicted by Khan. Giving the film a three-and-half star rating, Khalid Mohamed called her “guaranteed and upright”, while Nikhat Kazmi expounded on Sharma’s execution that she “does not have all chutzpah and can scarcely hold your attention”. The film got positive audits and was a noteworthy business achievement, rising as the second-most elevated netting Hindi film of that year. It earned her the Filmfare Awards selection for Best Actress and Best Female Debut.
After two years, Sharma played the main woman in the wrongdoing drama Badmaash Company, coordinated by Parmeet Sethi and co-featuring Shahid Kapoor, Vir Das and Meiyang Chang. The film, managing four underachieving companions who start a trick business venture, met with blended reviews. Later in 2010, Sharma finished her three-film contract with Yash Raj Films by featuring in Band Baaja Baaraat, a rom-com coordinated by Maneesh Sharma and co-featuring debutant Ranveer Singh. Her part was that of Shruti Kakkar, a driven white collar class Punjabi young lady who begins her own particular wedding arranging business. In arrangement for the part, Sharma figured out how to talk in the Punjabi vernacular, which she refered to as the hardest piece of her part; she portrayed the way the lead characters in the film associate as “unrefined yet charming” which obliged her to “talk quick, here and there blend words and even discard words totally”.
In 2014, Anushka Sharma built up her own generation organization named Clean Slate Films, who’s first discharge was Navdeep Singh’s thriller NH10 (2015), in which she likewise played the lead role. Screened at the fifth Beijing International Film Festival, the film recounts the tale of a wedded couple whose lives are jeopardized after an experience with a gathering of criminals. In readiness for the part, Sharma experienced interim preparing for three months so as to fabricate stamina and remain fit. Writing for NDTV, faultfinder Saibal Chatterjee observed the film to be a “rigid and riveting thriller” and applauded Sharma for “passing on a scope of mind-sets as she moves from the defenseless against the brave in a fight in which the chances are stacked intensely against her”, and Prarthana Sarkar of International Business Times credited her for “breaking the ‘Miss Bubbly’ stereotype”.
The film additionally developed as a film industry success.In Anurag Kashyap’s period wrongdoing show Bombay Velvet (2015), (in light of the history specialist Gyan Prakash’s book Mumbai Fables) co-featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar, Sharma was thrown in the part of a jazz vocalist, Rosie Noronha. Her character was referenced from yesteryear stars like Brigitte Bardot, Helen and Waheeda Rehman. As a feature of her readiness, Sharma watched a considerable measure of movies of the 1960s, and in addition a narrative demonstrating the advancement of hair and make-up over the years. She additionally uncovered to have utilized brief lip enhancers as a piece of her make up in the film, refering to it as the purpose for her changed appearance on a talk appear in 2014, and invalidating media theories about her having experienced plastic surgery.