Anushka Sharma Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For PK (film)
Nickname Anu and Nushie
Full Name Anushka Sharma
Profession Actress, Producer
Nationality Indian
Age 34 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 1 May 1988
Birthplace Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Anushka Sharma is a well-known Indian movie actress, film producer as well as a model. She was born in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India on 1st May 1988. She was a model prior to emerging as a renowned actress. She was nominated in Les Vamps Show as Wendell Rodricks’s final model and made her first debut in the modeling field. Anushka has also done numerous campaigns for brands such as Whisper, Silk and shine, Nathella jewelry, etc. She has starred in more than 15 Bollywood movies and has efficaciously esteemed herself as a recognized actress in the Bollywood film industry.

Career Journey

In the year 2008, Anushka Sharma made her first acting debut alongside Shah Rukh Khan in the movie titled Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. She was elected for Filmfare awards for the best actress as well as the best female debut after the utmost success of her film. She is considered amongst the top paid actresses across India. She has won a number of awards in her career for the best actress for numerous movies comprising of Band Baaja Baaraat and Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl, best-supporting actress awards for her remarkable role in the movie titled Jab Tak Hai Jaan.

Anushka’s father named Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma was an officer in the Indian Army. Her mom named Ashima Sharma is a housemaker. Her father is innate in Uttar Pradesh whereas her mom is a Garhwali. Anushka also has a brother named Karnesh Sharma who is a former Merchant Navy officer as well as a film producer. Anushka has walked into the film production line together with her brother and also has instituted a film production company called Clean State Films. Anushka once stated that having a background in the military played a crucial part in molding her as a person. In a recent interview with Times of India 2012, she stated she takes more arrogance in stating that she is the daughter of an army officer even beyond being an actress.

Anushka Sharma was grown up in Bangalore city and completed her school education at Mount Carmel College and Army Public School, Bangalore. She afterward settled in Mumbai with the intention of pursuing her career in modeling. Anushka was trained by a renowned fashion style adviser named Prasad Bidapa, once she joined Elite Model Management. Presently, she is a prosperous actress in the Bollywood film industry. Anushka is a follower of Peta and also opted for Vegetarianism in the year 2015. She married legendary cricketer Virat Kohli in the year 2017.

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli wedding

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Anushka Sharma Education

School Army School, Bengaluru
College Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Masters in Economics (Correspondence)

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Anushka Sharma Career

Profession: Actress, Producer

Known For: PK (film)


Film: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)

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Salary: 10 - 12 Crores INR per film

Net Worth: $15 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Ajay Kumar Sharma (Army officer)

Her father Ajay Kumar Sharma

Mother: Ashima Sharma

Her mother Ashima Sharma

Brother(s): Karnesh Sharma (Merchant Navy)

Her brother Karnesh Sharma

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Virat Kohli (m. 2017)

Her husband Virat Kohli

Children: 1


Her daughter Vamika Kohli

Dating History:

Ranveer Singh (2010)

Anushka Sharma Favorites

Hobbies: Dancing, Reading, Yoga

Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan

Favorite Actress: Kareena kapoor, Rani Mukerji

Favorite Food: Butter chicken

Favorite Destination: The Himalayas, Goa

Favorite Color: Red, Blue

Favorite Movies: Bajrangi bhaijan, Pk

Facts You Never Knew About Anushka Sharma!

  • Is Anushka Sharma addicted to smoking?: No
  • Is Anushka Sharma an alcoholic?: Yes
  • She was considered as not so gorgeous actress by her first filmmaker named Aditya Chopra, whilst she came for an audition to her first movie titled Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
  • Legendary actor Shahrukh Khan once stated that the movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi has emerged as such a mega-hit on account of Anushka Sharma and not due to him.
  • In the year 2014, Anushka Sharma underwent a makeover plastic surgery.

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