Anuksha Sharma turns a year older today. Fighting against all odds, Anuksha has carved her own niche in the Bollywood industry. She is considered as one of the most popular and highest-paid actors in India. Born on May 1,1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, Sharma started her full-time career as a model before coming into the Bollywood industry in 2008. From talking about feminism to launching her own production house, Anushka's success has reached its new heights over the years. She has won several awards including Star Guild Award. On her 29th birthday today, here is a look at some of her best roles.
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
Anuksha Sharma began her career with Yash Raj Films’ Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The film became a super hit at the box office and earned her the Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award for Best Female Debut. Her character of Taani Singh was remarkable and got her critical appreciation.
Band Baaja Baarat (2010)
Anushka accepted to play a role with a newcomer, Ranveer Singh. The film made her won the Hot Pair and Best Female Actor at IIFA.
One of the biggest hits of 2014 starring Aamir Khan and Sushant Singh besides Anuksha Sharma featuring the role of a journalist. “It’s to be true to yourself. This place can change you, an atmosphere is created around you and you start believing that it’s real but it’s the industry only that makes you realize that it’s not real. Eventually the industry is fair. This place has taught me to be patient,” says Anuksha in an interview with Indian Express.
NH 10 (2015)
Debut as a producer: wherein everyone aspires only for one thing and that is to mint as much money as possible. However, her first project surprised everyone. Everyone kept guessing how she was able to justify both the character as well as the producer. When the film was released, it received a huge praise from all the sides and became her turning point in her career.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)
Karna Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil had Anushka play the role of Alizeh, a modern young woman who lives on her own. Alizah role in the film received mixed reviews and also scored well at the box office. The role of Alizeh reflects the true spirit of Anushka Sharma.