She is a well-established model from Bangalore. In the year 2007 she entered into the industry and discovered her talent for acting. The actress had great acting skills and got a spot in the Bollywood movie ‘Rab ne bana di Jodi’ where she was cast against the king of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan. He has been her favorite actor since then. The movie became an instant hit and the viewers loved her performance. Let’s find out more about this lady.
12 Facts about Anushka Sharma
1. Environment promoter
She actively promotes the cause of saving the environment. As a celebrity, she uses her reach to spread the message amongst people to participate in clean-ups. She approached everyone to keep water handy for the animals during hot days. This is what any public figure should do. Use their following to spread the right message.
Anushka Sharma has married the love of her life, Virat Kohli. This surely has shattered the hearts of many fans. But they are happy for them too. The couple is also blessed with a baby girl named Vamika Kohli.
3. Wasn’t sure about acting
The actress had made plans to become a journalist and she even went to college for the same. She never thought of becoming an actress or even a model for that sake. But while she was shopping in the mall a fashion designer approached her and that’s how modeling just fell into place.
4. Competitive in nature
The actress considers everyone from the film industry to be her competitor. She feels that when you are vying for a role, you have to be the best among all the other actresses. For doing so, maintaining a proper physique and personality is vital. Because just talent itself wouldn’t get her the places she wants to be in.
5. Avoid paparazzi
Just like any public figure would crave the attention of their admirers so does Anushka too but there are times when she even wants her own personal space. Surrounded by the papps. She once escaped the Mumbai multiplex by jumping over a railing to get always from their Never-ending questionnaire and flashing cameras. Though the public glare is needed, so is some alone time.
She is an animal lover and tries to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In 2015 she was awarded the Hottest Vegetarian award by PETA. Every now and then she keeps promoting a plant-based diet.
7. Awards and recognition
Though her journey in films hasn’t been that long, her status has risen to being a highly celebrated personality in the industry. She was presented the Smita Patil Memorial Award in Mumbai by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Piyush Goyal. The group is a social, cultural, and educational entity that is non profitable.
8. Great breaks
Surviving in the modeling industry is very tough for young and aspiring models. In order to get a shot any model has to first submit their previous work or portfolios just to be considered for the part. But for Sharma that wasn’t the case. She was actually spotted by Wendell Rodricks on her shopping trip to a Bangalore mall. It was as if God had it all planned for her in the most unexpected way.
Though the actress is known for her humor still she has her limits to it. According to reports, Ranbir Kapoor, who is famous for his teasing, once gave a tough time and even brought tears to her eyes. But Anushka has a heart of gold and she left all that behind and has great respect for the actor.
10. Co-owner of a product company
The actress is not just a model turned celeb but she even owns a production company with her brother Kamesh. They have named it as Clean Slate Films. Who thought the actor would establish so much in just a year?
11. Net worth
Her whooping net worth is reportedly about ₹350 crores. She charges around 12 to 15 crore for a single movie. She also endorses brands such as Manyavar, Myntra, Lavie, Cox N Kings, Nivea, Pantene, Google pixel, Elle 18, Rajnigandha, and Shyam steels. She even owns a fashion label named Nush.
The actress has starred in movies like Band baaja barat, PK, Bombay Velvet, Sultan, Ae dil hai Mushkil, Sanju, Sui Dhaga, and many more.
Her bold and versatile acting has made her loved and celebrated all throughout the industry for more than a decade now. Her acting career has a variety of roles to offer, let that be the simple girl next door from Rab ne bana di jodi to a ‘fearless farha’ from Dil Dhadakne do to being a demon in Pari and a lot more. She has no stone unturned to win every heart.