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Education and schooling
Born to an army officer, Anushka Sharma did her initial schooling at Army School, Bangalore. After completing her schooling, she enrolled herself at Mount Carmel College, Bangalore to pursue a degree in Bachelor of Arts. After graduation, Anushka Sharma relocated to Mumbai to pursue a career in modeling but completed a masters’ degree in economics through distant studies.
Parents: Ajay Kumar Sharma (Father), Ashima Sharma (Mother)
Siblings: Karnesh Sharma (Brother)
Husband: Virat Kohli (m. 2017)
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Anushka Sharma is an avid reader and loves to read different genres at different times. She also loves to dance and loves to shake a leg in her free time. Apart from her skills, Anushka Sharma is an animal lover and loves to pet stray dogs, cats, and birds. She also turned vegetarian in the year 2015 for her love for animals.
Boyfriend & Affairs
1- Anushka Sharma was in a relationship with struggling model Zoheb Yusuf and they came to Mumbai together in search of opportunities. Anushka Sharma managed to establish her career in Bollywood but Zoheb failed to bag any offer and returned to his native city. A long-distance relationship didn’t work out between them and they ultimately parted ways.
2- Anushka Sharma started dating her costar Ranveer Singh after the success of her movie Band Baaja Baaraat. However, their relationship didn’t last long and in an interview, she called their bonding to be volatile.
3- She dated cricketer Virat Kohli for a long time and they had their share of ups and downs in their relationship, but their love stood above their misunderstandings and they ultimately tied a knot in the year 2017.
Journey to Stardom
After completing her studies, Anushka Sharma enrolled herself in a modeling agency to pursue her career in modeling or journalism. In the year 2007, she made her debut on Lakme Fashion Week as a runway model and campaign for many popular brands in India. She was getting recognition as a model but she wasn’t satisfied with the profession and joined an acting school to pursue a career in movies as an actor.
Anushka Sharma auditioned at Yash Raj Films studio and landed a three-movie contract under the Yash Raj Banner. She made her acting debut with the romantic drama Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. Her performance attracted critical acclaim and the movie turned out to be a blockbuster.
Her next two movies under the Yash Raj banner were Badmaash Company with Shahid Kapoor and Band Baaja Baaraat with Ranveer Singh. While crime-comedy Badmaash Company received mixed, her romantic-comedy movie Band Baaja Baaraat turned out to be a sleeper hit with positive reviews.
Her next two movies after the Yash Raj Films contract were Patiala House with Akshay Kumar and Ladies vs Ricky Bahl with Ranveer Singh. Both her movies received mixed reviews and failed to achieve the hit status. She reunited with Shah Rukh Khan in the romantic drama Jab Tak Hai Jaan alongside Katrina Kaif in the lead role. The movie proved to be a commercial success and earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
The year 2014 turned out to be a major success for Anushka Sharma and her portrayal of a television journalist in Rajkumar Hirani’s directorial PK alongside Aamir Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput proved to the best performance in her career. PK emerged as a global success and with immense success, Anushka Sharma started her own production company, Clean State Films. Her first production venture NH24 received critical appreciation all over the world and turned out to be a commercial success at the box office.
Ever since then, Anushka Sharma appeared in a number of super hit and blockbuster movies like Dil Dhadakne Do, Sultan, Pari, Sanju, and Sui Dhaaga. Currently, Anushka Sharma stands as one of the most successful and highest-paid actresses of Bollywood.
Anushka Sharma is the leading actress of Bollywood with blockbuster movies in her career. She charges around 8-10 crore INR per movie.
Anushka Sharma started her career as a model and turned out to be one of the highest-paid actresses of Bollywood. Anushka Sharma also runs a production company and endorses a number of brands. With all her earnings and business ventures, Anushka has an approximate net worth of 220 crore INR.
While other Bollywood celebrities like to own and drive multiple luxury cars, Anushka Sharma has no such taste. She owns one of the most luxurious cars Land Rover Range Rover Vogue and uses the same car for her daily commute.
1- Anushka Sharma was insulted by Aditya Chopra who debuted her in the industry by saying that she had to be a better actor because her looks were not up to the industry standard.
2- Anushka was slammed by everyone on social media after she was accused of undergoing lip surgery to get a fuller look. When things went out of control, she wrote an open letter to her fans that she hadn’t undergone any sort of plastic surgery.
3- When Anushka was in the initial relationship with cricketer Virat Kohli, a picture of them intimately kissing each other surfaced online and attracted huge controversy.
4- After the Indian cricket team failed to perform in the 2015 cricket World Cup, Anushka Sharma was blamed for Virat Kohli’s poor performance by almost all social media troll accounts. She received much hatred from Indian cricket fans before Virat Kohli came to her rescue and spoke in support of Anushka Sharma.
5- After Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam passed away, Anushka Sharma paid her homage through her Twitter handle but failed to spell the name correctly. After realizing her mistake, she deleted and retweeted the message but it took her one more attempt to completely correct the name.
6- In a viral video shared by Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, she was seen scolding a man traveling in the adjacent car for throwing litter on the road. She received backfire for not blurring out his face and he ultimately filed a legal complaint against the couple.
Anushka Sharma is a well-known animal lover and takes care of stray animals. She also actively takes part in animal welfare campaigns and she turned into a vegetarian to support the cause.
Another trait that one can acquire from Anushka Sharma is her dedication to work.
Anushka Sharma is not punctual and she always fails to reach at the given time. Her husband Virat Kohli stated this bad habit of her and considered it annoying.
1- Anushka Sharma earned two nominations at Filmfare Awards for Best Actress and Best Female Debut for her romantic-drama movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
2- She won Best Female Debut Award for her debut movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi at Star Guild Awards.
3- Anushka Sharma won Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress and Excellence Performance Awards at Star Guild Awards, International Indian Film Academy Awards, and Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards, respectively, for her movie Band Baaja Baaraat.
4- She won the Best Supporting Actress Awards for her movie Jab Tak Hai Jaan at Filmfare Awards and International Indian Film Academy Awards.
5- She won the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Best Producer for her production debut crime-thriller NH24.