Anushka Sharma is a rising actress in the Hindi film industry, known best for her roles in super hits like Band Baaja Baaraat
(2014) and Dil Dhadakne Do
(2015). She also won the Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actress in Jab Tak Hai Jaan
(2012). Apart from that, she has received a number of awards from magazines for her beauty and style. Born on 1 May 1988, Anushka Sharma was brought up in Bangalore. She started off as a model for Wendell Rodricks, and then went to Mumbai to further pursue her career as a model. After a successful audition, she bagged the lead role in her debut film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
(2008). Her performance was highly acclaimed and also earned her a Filmfare Award nomination for the Best Actress. She next appeared in Badmaash Company
(2010) which did not make much of an impact on the box office. However, she found success again quickly with Band Baaja Baaraat
(2010) alongside Ranveer Singh. Many eminent film directors began to take notice of her. She appeared with Ranveer Singh once again in Ladies vs Ricky Bahl
(2011), which was also a hit. Her next was an award winning role was in Jab Tak Hai Jaan
(2012) as Akira Rai, a documentary film maker. After that, she appeared in Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola
(2013) where her performance was critically acclaimed. She then got another major role as Jaggu in PK
(2014), the top-grossing Hindi film which was a critical and commercial success. She starred alongside Aamir Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput and delivered a marvellous performance. After this she appeared in the thriller NH 10
(2015), which was once again one of her finest performances, getting her much recognition and critical appreciation.
Her last film, Dil Dhadakne Do
(2015) was also a success and her role as Farah Ali was once again very well done. She is now all set to appear in Sultan
(2016) alongside Salman Khan.
Anushka Sharma was also in a publicised relationship with the cricketer Virat Kohli, but they broke up in 2016, while maintaining cordial relations.
She is also well known for her endeavours towards several social issues, especially the treatment of animals. She is very active on social media and posts about campaigns on the same.