Neha Sharma

Neha Sharma

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Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma at the Promo launch of 'Jayanta Bhai Ki Luv Story' 07.jpg

Sharma at the Promo launch of Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story
Born (1987-11-21) 21 November 1987 (age 30)
Bhagalpur, Bihar, India[1]
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2007–present
Parent(s) Ajit Sharma (father)

Neha Sharma (pronounced [nɛːɦaː ʃrmaː]; born 21 November 1987) is an Indian film actress and model. A native of Bihar, Sharma attended the Mount Carmel School in Bhagalpur and pursued a course in fashion design[2] from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in New Delhi.[3]

Sharma’s first role was in the Telugu film Chirutha, released in 2007. Her first Hindi film was Mohit Suri‘s Crook, released in 2010.[4] Sharma made a cameo appearance in Kunal Kohli‘s Teri Meri Kahaani. She was highly appreciated in the semi-hit Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum.

Early life

Sharma was born on 21 November 1987 in Bhagalpur, Bihar. Her father Ajit Sharma, is a businessman turned politician and the MLA of Bhagalpur, of Indian National Congress party. Sharma has campaigned for her father in various elections.[5][6] Sharma has three siblings. Sharma confessed being severely asthmatic in childhood and always unwell and weak physically. She also claimed to be completely cured of asthma with the blessing of a family in Hyderabad.[7]

Personal life

Her hobbies are cooking, listening to music, reading and dance.[8] Sharma is trained in the Indian classical dance form called Kathak. Apart from that she has also learned street hip hop, Latin dancing-salsa, merengue, jive and jazz from the Pineapple dance studio, London.[7] She considers Kate Moss as her style inspiration. Sharma also aspires to launch her own clothing label.[9]

Filmography

Year Film Role Language Notes
2007 Chirutha Sanjna Telugu Telugu debut
2009 Kurradu Hema Telugu
2010 Crook: It’s Good To Be Bad Suhani Hindi Hindi debut
2012 Teri Meri Kahaani Meera Hindi Cameo appearance
Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum Simran Hindi
2013 Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story Simran Hindi
Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 Suman Khanna Hindi
2014 Youngistaan Anwita Chauhan Hindi
2016 Kriti Kriti Hindi Short film
Xuanzang Hindi, Mandarin
Tum Bin II Taran Hindi
2017 Mubarakan Hindi Special appearance
Solo Akshara Malayalam
Solo Tamil
2018 Junga Tamil Filming

Recognition

  • Placed at fifth in the List of Fastest Rising People (2010) in India. List was published by Google Zeitgeist.[10]
  • Featured at No. 31 in Times of India‘s 50 Most Desirable Women.[11]
  • Featured at No. 1 in the Times Poll of Hottest Female Debut.[12]
  • Featured at No. 7 on FHM 100 sexiest women in the world.[13]
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