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Happy Birthday to Anushka Sharma

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Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. Her ancestral home is in Dehradun town of Uttarakhand on Naishvilla road, her father lived there before joining the Indian army. Anushka Sharma's grandmother Urmila still lives in their house. Sharma lived in Sheela Bhawan of Naishvilla road in her childhood.


Sharma was raised in Bangalore But she did her primary schooling at St. Mary's School, Margherita, Assam. Sakshi Dhoni, the wife of M.S Dhoni, was her classmate in that school. She completed her schooling at Army School, Bangalore. Then she did her graduation in arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.

Sharma made her acting debut in Aditya Chopra's romantic drama Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in 2008, opposite Shah Rukh Khan and rose to prominence with starring roles in Yash Raj Films' romances Band Baaja Baaraat in 2010 and Jab Tak Hai Jaan in 2012; winning the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the latter. Sharma went on to earn praise for playing strong-willed women in the crime thriller NH10 in 2015, the dramas Dil Dhadakne Do in 2015, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in 2016, and Sui Dhaaga in 2018. Her highest-grossing releases came with the sports drama Sultan in 2016, Rajkumar Hirani's religious satire PK in 2014 and biopic Sanju in 2018.

Sharma is the co-founder of the production company Clean Slate Filmz, under which she has produced several films, including NH10. She is the ambassador for multiple brands and products, has designed her own line of clothing for women, named Nush, and supports various charities and causes, including gender equality and animal rights. Sharma is married to Indian cricketer Virat Kohli.

 

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