Anushka Sharma Family Members:
Father: Ajay Sharma
Mother: Ashima Sharma
Brother: Karnesh Sharma
Ajay Sharma – Father
Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma was a high ranked Army Officer (now retired). He is from Uttar Pradesh. After serving Nagpur (being in the Army), he planned to move in with daughter Anushka. He has shifted base to Mumbai along with his family, post retirement.
Daddy’s little girl Anushka loves spending quality time with her dad and as a kid, she always used to wait for her dad to come home on the occasion of Diwali. Being in the army, Col. Ajay always had to stay away from home for months. For Anushka, her best Diwali used to be the ones in which her dad would be at home. She has always been daddy’s little girl and when he used to be at home, she never left him for a minute!
The actress started her education at Army school in Bangalore as her father was in the Army. Her family used to stay in Chandrapur, where her father was posted. Anushka, who is a completely family oriented girl, apparently bought a plush new pad for her parents in Mumbai, where they now live.
Her dad had to travel a lot during his job and they hardly got time to spend together. And now she does not want to stay away from him and therefore bought three flats on the 20th floor of the swanky Badrinath Towers in Versova worth rupees 10 crores in order to stay close to her family.
Ashima Sharma – Mother
Ashima Badoni Sharma is a home maker. She hails from the Garhwal division of Uttarakhand.
Anushka’s mother, at times, accompanies her to the film shoots but not as frequently as some of the yesteryear heroines. Anushka accredits her success to her mother who always wishes the best for her.She revealed in an interview that her mom, the family manager of her house, had kept a wish written inside a Feng Shui Tortoise saying that her daughter should be able to make her debut in a YRF (Yash Raj Film) film. Her mother’s honest prayers got answered and Anushka was cast opposite Shah Rukh Khan in her dream debut – Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
The Band Baaja Baraat star recalls that every Diwali, her momdoes the traditional Lakshmi Pooja at home. They decorate the house with lights and diyas. Mrs. Sharma has been single-handedly preparing for the festival. She (Anushka’s mom) always buys a bit of gold on Dhanteras along with some clothes and sweets for their staff and their families. Anushka loves wearing a new sari or salwar kameez every year on Diwali!
Karnesh Sharma – Brother
Anushka was recently spotted with a mystery man at the Mumbai airport! After a little digging, it was found out that the handsome guy was none other than her elder brother, Karnesh Sharma.
Karnesh studied at T.S. Chanakya. He was a state level cricket player and played for the Ranji trophy. His dream was to continue with cricket but he gave up his aspirations in order to join the Merchant Navy. Currently, he is serving the Merchant Navy. Unlike sis Anushka, he never had any ambitions in acting!
Like most brothers and sisters, Anushka and Karnesh share a strong bond based on teasing and leg pulling. Karnesh, though not at all interested in acting, is regularly spotted with sis Anu. He would not get into acting even if it’s a three year contract film with Yash Raj Films, confirms Anushka! The siblings have a great relationship and share everything. Anushka consults her bro whenever it comes to taking an important decision in life.