Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress and former model. In the year 2008, Anushka Sharma was signed by Aditya Chopra for a three-film contract with Yash Raj films and made her screen debut in the movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. She  received praise and acclaim  for her role as Shruti Kakkar in her second super hit film Band Baaja Baaraat. Both  movies brought Anushka Sharma Best Actress nominations at the Filmfare Awards.

Anushka Sharma was born in Bangalore, but her parents are from Garhwal, Uttarakhand. Her father is an army officer and her mother is a homemaker. Anushka has an older brother who was a state-level cricketer and now is in the merchant navy. She studied in Army School and graduated specializing in arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. Anushka Sharma later moved to Mumbai to pursue her modeling career, where she currently lives.

Anushka Sharma began shooting for the film Patiala House in December 2009, her first venture outside Yash Raj. Patiala House was released on 11 February 2011. Despite the film’s poor performance at the box office, Anushka Sharma received quite a few positive reviews. In December 2011. She reunited with her Band Baaja Baarat team for the movie Ladies vs Ricky Bahl. Upon release, however the film did not perform so well at the box office.

Anushka Sharma, who began her movie career with the hit film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi where she was mainly seen in Indian attire did a complete wardrobe change with the film Badmaash Company. In Badmaash Company Anushka Sharma was seen in a Bikini for one of the beach sequences. Anushka Sharma sizzled in a yellow bikini and made the Bollywood industry sit up and take a note of  her with this sudden make over in her second movie itself.

Later came Band Baaja Baaraat where Anushka was mainly seen in Indian clothes keeping in sync with the wedding theme where she plays a wedding planner. But soon after, Anushka Sharma appeared in a black hot bikini for her next film Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl. Anushka Sharma surely scorched the screen in the shots where she wore a sexy black bikini in a pool. This lovely lass who is just a few films old, has proved her mettle in Bollywood with a couple of hits under her belt already. Anushka Sharma in a bikini or traditional wear is definitely here to stay.

She has won kudos in latest YashRaj Films’ Yash Chopra directed hit film Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Her leggy looks looked great in the hot pants she wore in the movie. Her next upcoming movie Matru Ki Bijlee Ka  Mandola is also creating a buzz in the film industry.

In one of the online polls taken recently,  Anushka Sharma has topped the list of best bikini and beach body in India; her fabulously toned and perfect figure has beat all the rest of the actresses.