Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh to Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, an armed force officer, and Ashima Sharma, a homemaker.
Sharma was raised in Bangalore. She has an elder brother, Karnesh, who is in the Merchant Navy.
She have acted in more than 10 films. Badmaash Company, Band Baaja Baaraat, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Patiala House, Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, PK, Bombay Velvet and her upcoming movie is Dil Dhadakne Do
She began her modeling career at the Lakme Fashion Week as a model for Wendell Rodricks’s
While pursuing a modelling career, Sharma was signed by the filmmaker Aditya Chopra for a three-film contract with Yash Raj Films
Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali