Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress and former model. In 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 later received a commendation for his role as Shruti Kakkar in Band Baaja Baaraat. Both the movie brought Anushka Sharma the Best Actress nomination at the Filmfare Awards.
Anshka 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 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 has not performed so well at the box office.