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About

Anushka Sharma is an actress and producer. Anushka started her modeling career in 2007, at the age of 19, with designer Wendell Rodricks. She continued modeling for a short period of time.

In 2008, after giving an audition at Yash Raj Films, she got her movie break in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite Shah Rukh Khan.

In 2014, she started her production company, Clean Slate Films, along with her brother Karnesh Sharma. NH10 (2015) was the first film to be released under the banner of this production house.

Anushka is the brand endorser of Reliance Communications, Scooty Pep, Nivea, Elle 18 , Bru Gold Coffee, to name a few.


Personal Life

She is the daughter of an army officer, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma. Her mother’s name is Ashima Sharma. She was born in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh and raised in Bengaluru. She has completed her graduation in the field of arts. In 2014, she enrolled herself to pursue her Master’s degree in Economics.

Anushka started a relationship with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli in September 2015.

She follows a vegetarian diet.  For this, in 2015, she was listed among the ‘Bollywood's hottest vegetarian celebrities’ by The Times of India and was declared as the "hottest vegetarian" by PETA. She also practices Transcendental Meditation.

She has supported women’s initiatives like Mijwan Welfare Society for women empowerment and NDTV's "Our Girls, Our Pride" fundraiser for girl child education. She also supported the causes of restoration of Kashmir and Assam post the 2014 flood and a fundraiser for the victims of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake.

She is also an animal lover and supports animal welfare causes such as banning the horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai and the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China.

In 2015, Anuksha launched a campaign named ‘Pawsitivity’ with the aim of creating awareness about the adverse effects of the different types of pollution on animals.

She is also a firm believer in gender equality and speaks up for such rights.


Filmography


Year

Title

Role

Notes

2015

NH10

Meera

Also producer

2015

Bombay Velvet

Rosie Noronha

 

2015

Dil Dhadakne Do

Farah Ali

 

2014

PK

Jagat "Jaggu" Janini Sahni

 

2013

Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola

Bijlee Mandola

 

2012

Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Akira Rai

 

2011

Patiala House

Simran Chaggal

 

2011

Ladies vs Ricky Bahl

Ishika Desai

 

2010

Badmaash Company

Bulbul Singh

 

2010

Band Baaja Baaraat

Shruti Kakkar

 

2008

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

Tani Sahni