Anushka Sharma is a model-turned-actress from Bangalore. As a model, she was the showstopper for Wendell Rodricks' Spring-Summer 2007 collection.
The demure looking model has done campaigns forf Silk & Shine, Whisper and Fiat Palio. Anushka made her Hindi film debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Aditya Chopra's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (December 2008).
Sharma was born in Bangalore, but her parents are from Garhwal, Uttarakhand. Her father, Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer and her mother Ashima Sharma is a housewife. She has an elder brother named Karnesh, who was a state-level cricketer and now, is in the Merchant Navy.
Right from a young age, Sharma wished to make it big in the glamour world. She was once quoted as saying "I can't see myself doing anything else." With moral support from her parents, a confident Anushka enrolled in the Elite Modeling Agency.
She was groomed by renowned style consultant Prasad Bidapa, whom she met when she was just 15 years of age. Bidapa admits that Anushka always had the quality to be a star.
She was the find of internationally acclaimed Goan fashion designer Wendell Rodricks. He spotted her while she was moving around in a clothes showroom in Bangalore. Their chance meeting resulted in her moving to Mumbai.
She began her modeling career at the Lakme Fashion Week and was a show-stopper at Wendell Rodricks Les Vamps Show. Within a year she became a sensational model in India, and was picked to be Wendell Rodricks's finale model at the Spring Summer '07 Collection.
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