Birthdate: 1 May 1988
Birth Place: Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Height in feet: 5 feet 8 Inches
Eye Color: Hazel
Sun Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Model, Bollywood Actress
Marital Status: Single
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Anushka Sharma was born to an army based family in Bangalore.
She studied in Army School and then excelled to achieve a graduation specialized in arts from Mount Carmel College in Bangalore. She is currently studying for a degree in economics at Mount Carmel, which she is completing through correspondence.
Her father named Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer and her mother named Ashima Sharma,is a housewife. She has an elder brother named Karnesh, Who was a sate-level cricketer and now is in the Merchant Navy.
Anushka got herself enrolled in Elite Modelling Agency, where she was groomed by renowned style consultant Prasad Bidapa, who met her when she was just 13. Designer Wendell Rodricks selected her for his Les Vamps Show, and the Lakme India Fashion Week in 2007. She was also seen in ads for Silk & Shine, Whisper and Fiat Palio.
Her first acting role was in Aditya Chopra’s" Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" released in 2008, opposite Shah Rukh Khan. Her second film "Badmaash Company", also under Yash Raj Films, was released in 2010. She starred in her third Yash Raj Film, Band Baaja Baaraat, directed by Maneesh Sharma and co-starring debutant Ranveer Singh. Band Baaja Baaraat was released in 2010.
1. Filmfare Award in Best Actress, Screen Awards in 2009 for Rab ne Bana Di Jodi.