Behind the Scenes: Award-Winning Actress Anushka Sharma

Feb/28/2022 / by Team SEEMA
Anushka Sharma
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Anushka Sharma: Acting the Part

33-year-old entrepreneur Anushka Sharma has made quite a name for herself in the last decade. She’s a former model, an award-winning actress, a humanitarian, a fashion designer and the co-founder of Clean Slate Films. While she certainly has had her fair share of career successes, Anushka Sharma’s accomplishments don’t stop there.

In her personal life, Sharma is known as a helpful individual who cares deeply for others. She’s been vocal about her struggles with anxiety in hopes of encouraging others who struggle with mental health issues. She also values her family, which consists of her parents, her brother (who is the co-founder of Clean Slate Films), her husband Virat and her daughter Vamika, who was born in 2021.

Anushka Sharma lives an interesting life, and interesting lives are always a magnet for curiosity. After all, you don’t become one of India’s most influential social media users if people don’t want to know more about you. With that in mind, let’s go over some of the most commonly asked questions about her and get to know the person behind the public persona. Without further ado, here’s a quick biography of Anushka Sharma.

What Is the Profession of Anushka Sharma?

Anushka Sharma is currently an actress, producer and business owner. She began her working life as a model for Wendell Rodricks in 2007. The exposure she received from modeling helped her when she began attending film auditions.

Sharma landed her first huge role in 2008 when she acted in the hit-film Rab Ne Baba Di Jodi. She starred alongside Shah Rukh Khan and her acting received praise. While that was her first large role, it wasn’t the one that really launched Anushka Sharma’s acting career. The leap to stardom came in 2010 when she performed in the film Band BaajaBaaraat.

From there, the rise to the top has been steady. She received the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2012 for her role in Jab Tak Hai Jaan. In 2015, She and her brother founded Clean Slate Films. Later that same year Sharma produced her first film NH10, which she also starred in. The crime thriller received critical acclaim from the film world, which was shocked and impressed at the debut production.

That success allowed her to produce a second film, Phillauri, in 2017. In that same year, Sharma launched her own clothing line, Nush. This added the title of fashion designer to her ever-growing list of professional titles.

Who Is Anushka Sharma Married To?

She is married to Virat Kohli, an Indian cricket player. Kohli is known as having been the first Indian to score a century at a World Cup debut. The couple was married on December 11th, 2017. Kholi is supportive of Sharma’s career and has reportedly invested funds in her films in the past. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, in January of 2021. The couple has been adamant that they don’t wish for their daughter’s image to be shared publicly.

What Is Anushka Sharma’s Net Worth?

As of 2018, Anushka Sharma made 8 Crore per film. Anushka Sharma’s networth is believed to be around 9 million.

When Did She Start Her Career?

She began her career as a model in 2007. From there, she moved into film, playing her first major role in 2008. Her film career has continued and in 2015 Sharma and her brother opened their own production studio. Clean Slate Films, Her production company, has released several films. In 2017, Anushka began a new phase in her career when she launched her own clothing line, named Nush.

Where Is Anushka Sharma From?

She was born on May 1st, 1988 in Uttar Pradesh, India. Her family later moved to Bengaluru. She attended the Bangalore Army School and Mount Carmel College while living in Bengaluru. Currently, she and her husband live in Mumbai.

What Awards Has Anushka Sharma Received?

She is an award-winning actress. Her current list of accolades includes:

  • The Star Guild Award for Best Female Debut, 2009.
  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards for excellent performance, 2011.
  • IIFA for Best Actress, 2011.
  • The Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award, 2012.
  • The Vogue Beauty of the Year Award, 2015.
  • The Viewer’s Choice Best Actor (Female) Award, 2017.

Sharma is sure to add more accomplishments to her list, so be sure to search her latest news from time to time to stay up-to-date.

What Are Some Fun Facts About Anushka Sharma?

So far, we’ve covered some facts about her career, personal life and history. Now that we all know the basics, let’s move on to a few fun facts you may not be aware of.

Here are the top fun facts about Anushka Sharma:

  • She has a Bachelor of Arts degree.
  • She is 179cm, or 5’9.
  • Dancing and reading are among the stars favorite hobbies.
  • She is a vegetarian and works alongside animal rights charities.
  • Sharma has one sibling, a brother named Karnesh.
  • She practices Hinduism.
  • A leather jacket belonging to Sharma was auctioned off in 2014 to raise money to help with flooding damage in Kashmire and Assam.
  • She and her husband met on the set of a shampoo commercial.
  • Anushka is scared of lizards.
  • She has black hair and hazel brown eyes.
  • Despite being an actress, Sharma admits to being very shy.
  • She won PETA’s Hottest Vegetarian Award in 2015.
  • Sharma loves fashion and many an article has been written to detail her unique style.
  • Anushka’s social media presence is huge. She’s considered one of the most popular Indian celebrities.
  • Her age is 33, she’ll be 34 in May of 2022.

What Charities Does Anushka Sharma Work With?

She has been known to work with or openly support the following charities:

  • PETA
  • The Naz Foundation Trust
  • The Smile Foundation
  • The Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan Welfare Society
  • The “Our Girls, Our Pride” fundraiser
  • The National Film Development Corporation of India
  • She has also come out in support of 6-Pack Band, which is India’s first transgender band.

She is vocal about her support for charitable works and has strived to give back to her community throughout her career.

The Latest News

If we can say one thing about her, it’s that the entrepreneur is always on the move. You don’t become a model, actress, and the owner of two businesses in one decade by sitting still. Now for the latest news on Anushka Sharma:

  • She and her husband welcomed the new year at Irene Country Lodge in South Africa.
  • Sharma currently has 56 million followers on Instagram alone.
  • Sharma’s newest role is in a film called Chakda Express, which will be on Netflix.
  • Other upcoming movies include Kaneda, TarunMansukhani’s Next and Paani.
  • Vamika, Sharma’s daughter, has recently learned to say “mumma.” The event was documented by the actress on social media.
  • Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are considered one of India’s hottest power couples.
  • Sharma was recently blamed by tabloids for her husband’s decreased cricket abilities. The star’s fans took to the internet to defend her.
  • Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s daughter Vamika was recently photographed in public against the couple’s wishes.
  •  The couple has taken to the internet to ask that their fans don’t share photos of Vamika because they want her to have a private life.

She rarely slows down and she’s sure to announce new projects as 2022 progresses. We can’t wait to see what her next move will be, whatever it is it’s sure to be amazing.


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