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Happy Birthday Anushka Sharma: Five best performances that cemented her position in the film industry
Band Baaja Baaraat
This romantic comedy co-starring with energetic Ranveer Singh was a big hit in Anushka's career. In the film, she played the role of an ambitious, middle-class Punjabi woman who starts a wedding planning business. Anushka claims this was a tough role for her as she had to learn the Punjabi dialect but she pulled it off brilliantly! For this film, she received a second nomination for Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards.
In this film her stylish bob cut hairdo was noticeable and also commendable in a way she has portrayed a reporter.The film was widely praised and turned out to be the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year.
Anushka played a wrestler in this Ali Abbas Zafar film, and it topped among Indian cinema's biggest grossers.
This crime-thriller was produced by Anushka's production house Clean Slate Filmz. The film revolved around a married couple who are threatened by a group of criminals after an altercation. She has often mentioned in her interviews that she is proud that she is considered a force to be reckoned with now, who is always striving to change the narrative for the content in India.
Dil Dhadakne Do
Zoya Akhtar conceived the film as a family drama centered on a brother-sister relationship. This film has an ensemble cast but Anushka Sharma as Farah Ali featured opposite Ranveer Singh and their onscreen chemistry was crackling. She has also earned Best Supporting Actress nomination in a reputed award category.