Ten years ago when Anushka Sharma made her debut in 2008 with YRF’s Rab Ne Bana De Jodi, she did something incredible. At only 19, she debuted as the lead against none other than Shah Rukh Khan, and she did it with zero background in the industry and ever since then there has been no looking back for the actor. From a pretty new face in Bollywood, Anushka Sharma has turned into one of the most established actors in the industry. She is a woman who has made the most out of every opportunity and has climbed her way to the top. So, on the occasion birthday, we list 5 reasons we love Anushka Sharma.
1. She’s shown that what a young Indian woman is capable of
After numerous auditions, she bagged a lead role in a huge production house when she was just 19 and with no backing in Bollywood. When Anushka was auditioning at YRF, she was spotted by Karan Johar who even tried to convince the production house against casting her. However, her dedication and work ethic/ convinced YRF to back her and boy did it pay off!
2. She’s bold and she knows it!
When she appeared on Koffee With Karan in 2014, she was heavily trolled for what appeared to be a bad lip job. The trolling got to such an extent that Anushka took to social media and shared a statement of the same. She admitted that she was using lip enhancers, and was not ashamed and apologetic about it. Check out her statement below.
3. She never lets herself turn into a typecast
Anushka is one of the few actresses in Bollywood who never shies away from trying out different roles. From being the only lead in the film, to having a limited space in a multi starrer, Anushka has always put her work above everything else.
4. She’s an activist and works tirelessly for causes that are close to her heart
It is no surprise that Anushka Sharma has a special place for animals in her heart. She even celebrated her birthday last year by opening a shelter for animals on the outskirts of Mumbai. Despite having a packed schedule, she does not let it come in her way of believing what she believes in.
5. She is not only an actor and producer but she is also an incredibly dedicated entrepreneur.
Anushka’s success is not limited to the film industry. She has used her success and resources to launch her own clothing brand Nush. The brand caters to the young female demographic of the country.