Anushka Sharma is one of the most popular and talented actresses from the Bollywood film industry. Anushka Sharma is renowned for her impressive character portrayals in her numerous super hit Hindi movies. Anushka Sharma is a multi award-winning actress who is also ranked among the highest-paid Indian actress of current times.
Apart from being an established actress in Bollywood, Anushka Sharma is also a film producer. After having started a career initially in modeling, today Anushka Sharma is an entrepreneur with her own successful line of women’s clothing, named ‘Nush’.
About Anushka Sharma
|Real Name||Anushka Sharma|
|Nickname||Anu and Nushie|
|Date of Birth||1st May 1988|
|Age (as of October 2018)||30 years|
|Place of Birth||Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh)|
|Education||Master's Degree in Economics|
|Height||5 ft 9"
(175 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Hazel Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Ajay Kumar Sharma
(Merchant Navy Officer)
|Net Worth||INR 272,00,00,000
(USD 37 Million)
|Famous for||Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Badmaash Company, Band Baaja Baaraat (2010), Patiala House, Ladies VS Ricky Bahl (2011), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013), PK (2014), NH10, Bombay Velvet, Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Sultan, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016), Jab Harry Met Sejal (2017), Pari, Sanju, sui dhaaga (2018)|
|First Movie||Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)|
|Salary (per film)||INR 10,00,00,000
(USD 1.3 Million)
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Rani Mukherjee|
|Hobbies||Reading books and dancing|
Anushka Sharma remains one of the most talented and renowned actress of the 2010s and is renowned for her impressive portrayal of diverse female characters in her movies.
Anushka Sharma’s age is 30 years as Anushka Sharma was born on the 1st of May, 1988, in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Anushka Sharma’s height is an impressive 5 ft 9 inches (175 cm) while Anushka Sharma’s weight is an attractive 55 kg (121 lbs). In her spare time, Anushka Sharma loves to read or dance, as part of her hobbies.
Anushka Sharma’s father is Ajay Kumar Sharma, an officer in the Indian Army while Anushka Sharma’s mother is Ashima Sharma. Anushka Sharma does not have any sisters, however, Anushka Sharma’s elder brother is Karnesh Sharma, an officer in the Merchant Navy. Earlier, Anushka Sharma’s boyfriends included Zoheb Yusuf and actor Ranveer Singh. However, Anushka Sharma’s husband is popular cricketer and ex-captain of the Indian team, Virat Kohli, whom she married in December of 2017.
Being a highly-talented actress whose acting skills tend to make her films commercially successful, Anushka Sharma’s salary per film is around INR 10 crores (USD 1.3 Million). Along with her numerous brand endorsement deals, Anushka Sharma’s net worth comes to an astonishing INR 272 crores (USD 37 Million).
Talking about her success as an actress, Anushka Sharma is the winner of several prestigious awards and has also had numerous award nominations to her credit, in her 10-year long acting career in Bollywood.
The list of Anushka Sharma’s awards began when Anushka Sharma won the Star Guild Awards’ Best Female Debut award for her impressive first role in ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ (2008), for which Anushka Sharma also had 3 major award nominations as well.
Next, Anushka Sharma won the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards’ Excellent Performance Award, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award for Best Actress and the IIFA Award for Hottest Pair (shared with co-star Ranveer Singh), along with the Lions Gold Awards’ Favorite Jodi (shared with Ranveer Singh), the Star Guild Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role award and won the Producers Guild Film Awards’ Best Actress in a Leading Role award for her excellent performance in ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ (2011), apart from having 5 prestigious award nominations to her credit for the movie.
Later, Anushka Sharma won the Stardust Awards’ Best Comedy/Romance Actress award for her impressive role in ‘Ladies VS Ricky Bahl’ (2012).
Then, Anushka Sharma was the winner of the Filmfare Awards’ Best Supporting Actress award, International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards’ Best Supporting Actress award, the Stardust Awards’ Best Comedy/Romance Actress award and the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female award for her amazing performance in ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ (2013), for which Anushka Sharma also had 8 award nominations as well.
For her impressive performance in the super hit ‘PK’ (2015) Anushka Sharma received around 5 major award nominations. Although Anushka Sharma won the Star Guild Awards’ K.A. Abbas Honour for Social Consciousness award for her impressive acting skills in ‘NH10′ (2016), the movie garnered her an astonishing 14 award nominations to her credit.
Further on, Anushka Sharma won the Screen Awards’ Best Ensemble Cast award for her movie ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ (2016), the movie also got her around 7 award nominations as well.
Anushka Sharma then won the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Actor (Female) – Viewers’ Choice award, the Tehran International Sports Film Festival’s Best Actress award and the Stardust Awards’ Best Actress of the Year award for her amazing portrayal in ‘Sultan’ (2017), which also credited her with 1 Stardust Awards’ Best Actress (Jury Choice) award nomination as well.
Anushka Sharma next won the Stardust Awards’ Best Actress of the Year award for her impressive role in ‘Ae Dil Hia Mushkil’ (2017), which also got her 3 award nominations too.
Recently, Anushka Sharma was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Best Producer for her movie ‘Pari’ (2018).
Interesting Facts About Anushka Sharma
- Although we do know that Anushka Sharma does not smoke we do not know whether Anushka Sharma drinks alcohol.
- Anushka Sharma aspired to become a model since childhood, and eventually left for Mumbai to pursue a career in it, before finally being selected to showcase at a fashion show for Wendell Rodricks.
- Anushka Sharma was credited by superstar and co-actor Shah Rukh Khan as the reason their movie ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ became a super hit.
- Anushka Sharma underwent minor facial cosmetic surgery in 2014.
- Anushka Sharma met her husband Virat Kohli on the sets of an ad commercial which they were starring in, and love blossomed from there on.
- Anushka Sharma loves her hair and confesses to being obsessed with buying different shampoos, hair conditioners and other hair-care products.