Anushka Sharma


Anushka Sharma (born May 1, 1988) is a well-known Indian actress who has made an everlasting impression on the Hindi cinema industry. Her journey from a military brat to one of India’s highest-paid actresses is nothing short of inspiring. She hailed from Ayodhya and was reared in Bangalore. Let us look into Anushka Sharma Biography, life, and career. Examining her early days, breakthroughs in Bollywood, personal life, and major accomplishments beyond the silver screen.

Quick Facts about Anushka Sharma Biography

CategoryQuick Facts
Full NameAnushka Sharma
Pronunciation[əˈnʊʃka ˈʃərma]
Date of Birth1 May 1988
BirthplaceAyodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India
Raised InBangalore, Karnataka, India
FatherColonel Ajay Kumar Sharma
MotherAshima Sharma
SiblingsElder brother, Karnesh Sharma
EducationGraduated in Arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
Modelling Debut2007, for Wendell Rodricks
Acting Debut“Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi” (2008) with Shah Rukh Khan
Breakthrough Film“Band Baaja Baaraat” (2010)
Filmfare AwardsBest Supporting Actress for “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” (2012)
Highest-Grossing Films“Sultan” (2016), “PK” (2014), “Sanju” (2018)
Production CompanyA daughter named Vamika (born January 2021)
Philanthropy Venture“SEVVA” announced with Virat Kohli in 2023
Marital StatusMarried to cricketer Virat Kohli since 2017
ChildrenDaughter named Vamika (born January 2021)
VegetarianismAdopted in 2015, recognized as a PETA advocate
Spiritual AffiliationFollower of Anant Dham Atmabodh Ashram in Haridwar
AdvocacySupports gender equality, animal rights, and education
Personal StrugglesBattled anxiety disorder, advocates for mental health
Notable Quote“I take pride in saying that I am an army officer’s daughter even more than being an actor.”

I take pride in saying that I am an army officer’s daughter even more than being an actor.

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Anushka Sharma Net Worth

Anushka Sharma, an acclaimed Indian actress and entrepreneur, has an estimated net worth of USD 27 million.

Anushka Sharma Films

2008Rab Ne Bana Di JodiTani SahniFilmfare Award nomination for Best Actress, and Best Female Debut
2010Badmaash CompanyBulbul Singh
2010Band Baaja BaaraatShruti KakkarFilmfare Award nomination for Best Actress
2011Patiala HouseSimran
2011Ladies vs Ricky BahlIshika Desai
2012Jab Tak Hai JaanAkira RaiFilmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
2013Matru Ki Bijlee Ka MandolaBijlee Mandola
2014NH10MeeraProduced under her banner, Clean Slate Filmz
2014PKJagat Janani / JagguOne of the highest-grossing Indian films
2015Bombay VelvetRosie Noronha
2015Dil Dhadakne DoFarah Ali
2016SultanAarfa HussainOne of the highest-grossing Indian films
2016Ae Dil Hai MushkilAlizeh KhanNominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2018PariRukhsana / PariAlso produced under Clean Slate Filmz
2018SanjuWinnie DiazOne of the highest-grossing Indian films
2018Sui Dhaaga: Made in IndiaMamtaNominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2020Paatal Lok (Web Series)ProducerProduced under Clean Slate Filmz
2021NH10 (Web Series)ProducerProduced under Clean Slate Filmz

Anushka Sharma Awards

2009Stardust AwardsSuperstar of Tomorrow – Female“Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi”
2009Filmfare AwardsBest Actress (Nomination)“Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi”
2011IIFA AwardsHottest Pair (with Ranveer Singh)“Band Baaja Baaraat”
2011Zee Cine AwardsBest Actress“Band Baaja Baaraat”
2012Filmfare AwardsBest Supporting Actress“Jab Tak Hai Jaan”
2013IIFA AwardsBest Supporting Actress“Jab Tak Hai Jaan”
2013Screen AwardsBest Supporting Actress“Jab Tak Hai Jaan”
2016Filmfare AwardsBest Actress (Critics)“NH10”
2017Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence AwardsBest Actress in a Leading Role“Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”
2019Vogue Beauty AwardsFlawless Face of the YearN/A
2020Filmfare Glamour and Style AwardsMost Stylish Star (Female)N/A
2020Elle Beauty AwardsWoman of the Year (Style & Beauty)N/A

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