Anushka Sharma, the star with a natural glow in her face, is surely one of the brightest stars of Bollywood. Born in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh and raised in Bangalore, many people have the misconception that she is a Punjabi but she clarified in an interview that she is from UP.
Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. She has an elder brother, Karnesh Sharma who is her partner in her production house, Clean Slate. His brother earlier used to serve in the Merchant Navy. Anushka takes a lot of pride in being called as an army kid. Also, she has a dog, Dude, who she is extremely close to.
One of the popular and highest-paid actresses in India, Sharma is full of pride, earnestness, talent and extremely humble. She started off her career as a model and her first modeling assignment was with the established designer Wendell Rodricks in 2007.
Anushka's Bollywood debut was with none other than, the King of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan in the movie 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' (2008). Under the Yash Raj Films banner, she debuted and got her second film as well, 'Band Baaja Baaraat' (2010) which gave her the most recognition. She then followed that with various box office and critical hits like 'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' (2011), 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' (2013), PK (2014), NH10 (2015) and more.
Looking at her film choices, her approach has been extremely bold. Anushka is 16 films old and she holds a great brand value. Both commercial and content-driven directors can count on the actor for both acting and commerce arena. In 2015, she launched 'Pawsitivity' which campaigns on showing sensitivity about the adverse effects of noise, air, water and soil pollution on animals. Next, she launched her clothing line in 2017 and named it Nush.
Anushka Sharma is married to the cricketer Virat Kohli. They got married on 11 December 2017 in Italy. It was a private ceremony but later the pictures were made public and the wedding was trending all over the place.
The 'NH10' actress is the co-founder of the production company, Clean Slate Films which is partnered by her brother. Recently they got the Dadasaheb Phalke award as well for the being the Pathbreaking production house. May the lady grow more in her life and never decrease the size of her smile.