Adah Sharma is a popular Hindi and Telugu film actress who made her debut in 2008 with a leading role in a Hindi horror film “1920” opposite Rajneesh Duggal which was directed by Vikram Bhatt.
She was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Adah Sharma Biography
Adah Sharma was born on 11th may 1992 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her father S.L.Sharma was a Captain in the Merchant Navy and her mother, Sheila Sharma is a classical dancer.
She often describes herself as a daddy’s girl as she says her father had always been there to encourage and support her in every decision she took. She is a Hindu by religion and belongs to an Iyer family.
She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 53kgs. The nicknames given by her friends are ads and Rajni Spider. She studied in Auxilium Convent High School, Mumbai. She decided to become an actor when she was in class 10 and wanted to drop out of school but her parents insisted on finishing her schooling before pursuing acting as a career.
Adah has been dancing since the age of three and had imitated her mother while dancing. She is a trained Kathak dancer and has completed her graduation in Kathak from the Natraj Gopi Krishna Kathak Dance Academy in Mumbai. She has also learned salsa in the United States. She also knows jazz, ballet and is also a very good belly dancer.
Adah got into the film industry after auditioning for several roles in Mumbai but got rejected either because of her curly hair or the movie makers felt she looked too young for the role.
After her first film 1920, she acted in Phhir again a horror film, which did not do that well in box office and she got mixed response for her performance.
The release of a romantic comedy film Hasee Toh Phasee which was released in 2014 was a turning point in Adah’s career. The film was not only commercially successful, she also got an opportunity to venture into the Telugu industry.
She has acted in 5 Telugu movies- Heart Attack (2014), S/O Satyamurthy (2015) which earned about rupees 80 crores and was one of the highest grossing Telugu films of all time even though it received the mixed responses. Subramanyam for Sale (2015) was the next project she took.
After which she did Garam (2016) and Kshanam, one Kannada action thriller- Rana Vikrama (2015) and one Tamil- Idhu Namma Aalu (2016).
Her performance in the south Indian industry gained her appreciation for her acting skills and she was also one of the most promising actresses in the Telugu industry.
She has also walked the ramp for various fashion shows for famous designers. She wore a beautiful lehenga at the 5th edition of Indian Federation for Fashion Development’s India Runway Week walking the ramp for Shravan Kumar. The designs were region specific and aimed at bringing the lesser known handlooms of each region of south India.
Adah Sharma got back to Bollywood in 2017, playing the lead role of an inspector in “Commando 2” which is a sequel to “Commando: One Man Army” (2013)
Adah Sharma Filmography
|2008||1920||Lisa Singh Rathod / twins Spirit||Vikram Bhatt||Rajneesh Duggal||Hindi||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut|
|2013||Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke||Sanjana Mehra||Jyotin Goel||Dev Goel||Hindi|
|2014||Heart Attack||Hayathi||Puri Jagannadh||Nithiin||Telugu|
|Hasee Toh Phasee||Karishma Solanki||Vinil Mathew||Siddharth Malhotra||Hindi|
|2015||S/O Satyamurthy||Pallavi Kolasani||Trivikram Srinivas||Allu Arjun||Telugu|
|Rana Vikrama||Paaru||Pavan Wadeyar||Puneeth Rajkumar||Kannada|
|Subramanyam for Sale||Durga||Harish Shankar||Sai Dharam Tej||Telugu|
|2016||Garam||Sameera||Madam Mohan Reddy||Aadi Pudipeddi||Telugu|
|Kshanam||Swetha||Ravikanth Perepu||Adivi Sesh||Telugu|
|Idhu Namma Aalu||Herself||Pandiraj||Silambarasan||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2017||Commando 2||Bhavna Reddy||Deven Bhojani||Vidyut Jamwal||Hindi|
Lesser Known Facts About Adah Sharma
- During her childhood, she was fascinated by circus performers and wanted to perform like them.
- She is a gymnast
- She loves animals and is a pure vegetarian.
- She loves south Indian food specially sambar rice and rasam rice.
- Her favorite actors are Johnny Depp, Eddie Redmayne, Ranveer Singh and Hrithik Roshan
- Her favorite actresses are Madhuri Dixit, Madhubala. Kate Winslet and Amy Adams
- Favorite film: King Kong
- Her hobbies include listening to music and dancing.
|Nickname||Ads, Rajni Spider|
|Date of Birth||5/12/1992 (26*)|
|Location of Birth||Mumbai (Maharashtra)|
|Zodiac/ Sun Sign||Taurus|
|School||Auxilium Convent High School, Mumbai|
|Dance Acadamy||Natraj Gopi Krishna Kathak Dance Academy|
|Educational Qualifications||Graduate in Kathak|
|Height||1.7 M (5′ 7″)|
|Weight||53 Kg (117lbs)|
|Figure Measurement||36-26-38 (in Inches)|
|Father||Late S.L. Sharma (Army)|
|Mother||Sheila Sharma (Dancer)|
|Occupation / Profession||Actress (Telugu, Tamil, Hindi), Model|
|Years Active||2008 – Present|
|Blockbusters||Hasee Toh Phasee, Commando 2|
|Upcoming releases||Coming soon….|
|Boyfriends/Affairs||Aditya Narayan(Singer, Actor), Summit Bahri|
|Favorite Movie||King Kong|
|Favorite Actor||Leonardo DiCaprio, Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Dutt|
|Favorite Actress||Juhi Chawla|
|Favorite Food||Sambar rice and rasam rice|
|Favorite Book||Not Known|
|Favorite Musician||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Dancing and playing piano|
|Google Plus||Not Known|
|Youtube Link||Not Known|
|Internet Movie Database||Adah Sharma|