Anushka Sharma is an Indian veteran film actress. Starting her career as a model, she has established herself as one of the most prominent Bollywood actresses. Apart from being a film actress, she is also a good housewife. Born in Ayodhya and raised in Bangalore, Anushka is truly cosmopolitan in nature.
Apart from being a recipient of many awards, Anushka is also known for her straightforwardness and outgoing personality. Check out Anushka Sharma Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriends, Husband, Family, Salary, Net Worth, and some interesting facts about her
Anushka Sharma was born in a Brahmin family on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India. However, she was raised in Bangalore and completed her schooling from Army School. She completed her bachelor and master degree program from Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother belongs to Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. After her higher education, Anushka moved to Mumbai to make her career in Modelling. She got enrolled at the Elite Model Management and style consultant Prasad Bidapa trained her.
She is about 5 feet 9 inch tall and has about 55 kg weight. Her eye colour is hazel brown and hair colour is black. Her figure measurements are approx. 34-26-34
Anushka was born to Army Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma and homemaker mother Ashima Sharma. His elder brother, Karnesh Sharma is a film producer and earlier he has served in Merchant Navy. In an interview, Anushka Sharma said, “I take pride in saying that I am an army officer’s daughter even more than being an actor.”
In 2008, Anushka Sharma made her acting debut with the movie ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan. For her screen test, she refused to do an impromptu one and took a day to prepare herself. Later on, she was signed for three films under Yash Raj Films banner. In the movie, she played the role of a young bride of a middle-aged man (the role Shah Rukh Khan was playing). The film was hit on the box office and was the second-highest-grossing movie of 2008.
In 2010, Anushka Sharma appeared in the movie ‘Badmash Company’ alongside Shahid Kapoor, Vir Das and Meiyang Chang. The movie received mixed reviews. The same year, Anushka Sharma was seen in the movie ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ alongside Ranveer Singh where she played the role of a middle-class Punjabi girl who starts her own wedding planning business. The movie received positive reviews and proved to be a sleeper hit. With ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’, Anushka’s three-film contract under Yash Raj Films banner was complete.
In 2011, Anushka Sharma was seen in the movie ‘Patiala House’ alongside Akshay Kumar where she played the role of the love interest of a budding cricketer (played by Akshay Kumar). The same year, Anushka Sharma was seen in the movie ‘Ladies vs Ricky Bahl’ with co-star Ranveer Singh. She played the role of a salesgirl who was hired to outwit a conman (played by Ranveer Singh) but ends up loving him. The film got mixed reviews and was a moderate success at the box office.
In 2012, Anushka Sharma appeared in the swan song of the movie ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif, marking her fifth collaboration under Yash Raj Films banner. The movie was the third highest-grossing movie of 2012.
In 2013, Anushka Sharma appeared in the movie ‘Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola’ alongside Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan and Shabana Azmi, which was a political satire. Anushka played the role of a strong-headed girl who falls in love with another man despite being engaged. The film received mixed reviews and was a flop at the box office.
In 2014, Anushka Sharma appeared in the movie ‘PK’ alongside Aamir Khan, which was a religious satire. Anushka played the role of a TV journalist in the movie and befriends an alien. The movie proved to be a blockbuster and was the then highest-grossing movie of Bollywood with a collection 98 Million USD.
In 2015, Anushka Sharma enacted in the movie ‘Bombay Velvet’ which is based on the Gyan Prakash’s book ‘Mumbai Fables’. Anushka was seen alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar and played the role of a jazz Singer. However, the film proved to be a flop at the box office. The same year, Anushka Sharma acted in the movie ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ and was seen opposite Ranveer Singh. She played the role of a dancer in the movie.
In 2016, Anushka Sharma played the role of a wrestler in the movie ‘Sultan’ alongside Salman Khan. The movie was a hit at the box office and did a collection of 70 Million USD globally. The same year, she was seen in the movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ where she played the role of a free-spirited girl alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai.
In 2017, Anushka Sharma played the role of a Gujarati tourist who visited Europe and falls in love with her tour guide in the movie ‘ Jab Harry Met Sejal’ alongside Shah Rukh Khan. However, the movie failed to charm the audience and was a flop at the box office.
In 2018, Anushka Sharma played the role of a biographer in the movie ‘Sanju’, co-starring with Ranbir Kapoor. The movie was a hit at the box office and did a collection of 70 Million USD globally. The same year, Anushka was seen in the movie ‘Sui Dhaaga’ playing the role of a wife in a small-town, co-starring with Varun Dhawan. Despite mixed reviews, the movie was a commercial hit at the box office. The last movie of the year was ‘Zero’ playing the role of a NASA scientist who has cerebral palsy, alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. The film, despite having a multi-starer cast, didn’t prove to be a hit at the box office.
Anushka Sharma: Carrer as a producer
In 2014, Anushka Sharma launched her production company named ‘Clean Slate Films’. In 2015, the first movie she produced and acted under this banner was ‘NH10’ and was Screened at the 5th Beijing International Film Festival. The movie was about a married couple whose lives are endangered after an encounter with criminals. The film was a box office success.
In 2017, Anushka Sharma produced and acted in the movie ‘Phillauri’ alongside Suraj Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh. She played the role of a friendly ghost who wishes to reunite with her lover.
In 2018, Anushka Sharma acted and produced the movie ‘Pari’, where a battered young woman living in the wilderness is rescued by a benevolent man. The movie a commercial hit.
Anushka Sharma will produce a project for Amazon video and two projects for Netflix– Bulbul and Mai.
Photos & Images
|Favourite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Rani Mukerji|
|Favourite Film||Bollywood: |
|Favourite Colour(s)||White, Grey, Black, Navy blue|
|Favourite Perfume||Ralph Lauren Blue|
|Favourite Destination(s)||The Himalayas, Goa|
As in 2019, Anushka Sharma charges ₹14 Crores per movie. Her net worth is about $15 million.
|Car Collection||Range Rover SUV|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Anushka Sharma
- Anushka always wanted to be a model and she came to Mumbai from Bengaluru and started her career as a model in Lakme Fashion and walked the ramp for Wendell Rodricks and did many campaigns for them.
- She was called as a “not so beautiful actress” by her first producer, Aditya Chopra, while she came to give an audition to her first film, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
- She came to Mumbai with her boyfriend called Zoheb, who was also trying to bag opportunities as a model. He could not make his career due to lack of offers and returned to his native place, after which they lost their relationship due to the long distance between them.
- Shahrukh Khan said that the film “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi” has become such a big hit due to Anushka Sharma and not because of him.
- In 2014, she underwent a facial plastic surgery
Anushka turned vegetarian in 2015. She was named as the “hottest vegetarian of 2015” by PETA.
- She drinks alcohol.
- She practices meditation regularly.
- Anushka is afraid of Lizards.
- Anushka and her family is an ardent follower of Anant Dham Atmabodh Ashram in Haridwar. Maharaj Anant Baba is their spiritual guru.
- In 2014, Anushka underwent a facial plastic surgery that changed his facial appearance a bit.