Nushrat Bharucha

Nushrat Bharucha (born 17 May 1985; sometimes credited as Nushrratt Bharuccha)[1] is an Indian actress known for her work in Hindi films.

Nushrat Bharucha
Nushrat Bharucha on the sets of India’s Next Superstars.jpg
Bharucha in 2019
Born (1985-05-17) 17 May 1985 (age 35)[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2006–present

The 2011 buddy drama Pyaar Ka Punchnama marked her first commercial success. She had her biggest successes by portraying the female lead in the comedies Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 (2015), Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018), Dream Girl (2019) and Chhalaang (2020).

Personal lifeEdit

Born in a Dawoodi Bohra family in Bombay (now Mumbai), Bharucha's father, Tanvir, is a businessman and her mother, Tasneem, is a housewife. She is the only child of her parents.[2][3]

CareerEdit

 
Nushrat Bharucha at the Asia Spa Awards 2019

Bharucha began her film career in 2006 with 'Jai Santoshi Maa' and then the 2009 film Kal Kissne Dekha. Her next release was Dibakar Banerjee's suspense film Love Sex Aur Dhokha.[4] In 2011, she appeared in Luv Ranjan's buddy drama Pyaar Ka Punchnama, featuring an ensemble cast in which she was cast opposite Kartik Aaryan.

Bharucha then starred in Ranjan's 2013 unsuccessful romantic drama Akaash Vani as the titular female lead opposite Aaryan and Sunny Nijar. Her first film of 2014, Darr @ The Mall opposite Jimmy Sheirgill, was a major box-office disaster. Later that year, she appeared in a sequel to Pyaar Ka Punchnama entitled Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, which paired her opposite Aaryan again, alongside debutante Sunny Singh Nijjar. It became her first major commercial success, and her second success, earning over 880 million (US$12 million) worldwide.

In 2018, Bharucha reunited with Aaryan and Nijjar in Ranjan's Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, a romantic comedy about a man who tries to separate his friend from his fiancée as he thinks her to be a gold digger. Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety proved to be a blockbuster with domestic earnings of over 1.07 billion (US$15 million), and became Bharucha's first release to enter the 100 Crore Club. It emerged as one of her most successful as well.

In the next year, Bharucha played Ayushmann Khurrana's romantic interest in Raaj Shaandilyaa's comedy film Dream Girl. It received generally positive reviews from critics. Dream Girl grossed 1 billion (US$14 million) at the domestic box office within 10 days of its release becoming Bharucha's second consecutive film to cross the mark of 100 Crore Club;[5] with a worldwide gross of over 1.9 billion (US$27 million), it also emerged as her highest-grossing release. Also that year, she performed an item number "Peeyo Datt Ke" in the Milap Zaveri-directed thriller Marjaavaan[6] sung by Yo Yo Honey Singh.

As of July 2019, Bharucha has finished work on Hansal Mehta's social film Chhalaang, in which she is paired opposite Rajkummar Rao for the second time after Love Sex Aur Dhokha, it is produced by Luv Ranjan, Ajay Devgn and Ankur Garg.[7] Chhalaang is set to release on OTT platform Amazon Prime on 13 November 2020 due to covid19 restrictions on movie theatres.[8] Bharucha has been filming Nikhil Nagesh Tiwari's romantic thriller Hurdang opposite Sunny Kaushal and Vijay Varma produced by Bhushan Kumar for T-Series and Shailesh R Singh for Karma Media and Entertainment.[9][10]

In October 2020 she filmed a music video with Yo Yo Honey Singh for his single "Saiyaan Ji" in Rajasthan[11]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2010 Taj Mahal Shruthi Telugu film
Love Sex Aur Dhokha Shruti Dhaiya
2011 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Neha
2013 Akaash Vani Vani
2014 Darr @ The Mall Ahana
2015 Meeruthiya Gangsters Mansi
Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Ruchika/Chiku
2016 Vaaliba Raja Sweety Tamil film
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Sweety Sharma
2019 Dream Girl Mahi Karamveer Singh / Mahi Rajput
Marjaavaan Herself Special appearance in song "Peeyu Datt Ke"
2020 Jai Mummy Di Young Laali Khanna Special Appearance
Chhalaang Neelima Mehra Released on Amazon Prime
2021 Ajeeb Daastaans  TBA Netflix release[12]
Hurdang  Jhulan Completed
Chhorii  TBA Filming[13]
2022 Ram Setu  TBA Filming[14]

Music videoEdit

Year Title Singer Label
2019 "Baarishein" Atif Aslam T-Series
"Ishq Tera" Guru Randhawa
2020 "Peeyu Datke" Yo Yo Honey Singh
2021 "Saiyaan Ji"[11] Yo Yo Honey Singh

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Channel Notes
2002 Kittie Party Chiku Zee TV
2010 Seven Drishika Kashyap Sony TV

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Film Award Category Result
2010 Kal Kisne Dekha Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow – Female Nominated
2012 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Stardust Awards Best Breakthrough Performance – Female Nominated
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 BIG Star Entertainment Awards BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Comedy Role – Female Won
2015 BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Ensemble Cast Won[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nushrat Bharucha". Cine and TV Artistes Association (CINTAA). Archived from the original on 9 April 2014.
  2. ^ Ratnam, Dhamini (23 August 2014). "Society: Why we work". Livemint. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  3. ^ "नुशरत भरूचा ने जी टीवी के सीरियल से की थी करियर की शुरुआत, आज हैं बॉलीवुड की टॉप एक्ट्रेस में से एक". ABP News (in Hindi). 17 May 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Love Sex Aur Dhokha". Box Office India.
  5. ^ "Dream Girl box office collection day 4: Ayushmann Khurrana starrer declared a hit, his fastest film to cross Rs 50 crore". The Hindustan Times. 17 September 2019. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  6. ^ "'Marjaavaan': Nushrat Bharucha and Sidharth Malhotra Shoot for a Yo Yo Honey Singh song titled 'Peeyu Datke'". Times of India. 28 June 2019. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Hansal Mehta's next: 'Turram Khan' with Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha". Scroll.in. 10 September 2018. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  8. ^ "3 Indian movie premieres to catch on Amazon Prime Video in November". GQ India. 1 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Sunny Kaushal, Nushrat Bharucha and Vijay Varma to feature in 'Hurdang'; deets inside". Deccan Chronicle. 19 June 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  10. ^ Vyas, Aditya (7 May 2020). "What to expect from Nushrat Bharucha's upcoming movie 'Hurdang'". Republic World. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  11. ^ a b "Watch New Hindi Trending Song Music Video - 'Saiyaan Ji' Sung By Yo Yo Honey Singh and Neha Kakkar featuring Nushrratt Bharuccha". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 27 January 2021. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  12. ^ "Karan Johar unveils teaser of Netflix anthology Ajeeb Daastaans which is set to premiere on April 16". Bollywood Hungama. 19 March 2021. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  13. ^ "Eli Roth's Crypt TV & India's Abundantia Finalize Cast & Roll Cameras On Hindi Horror 'Chhori'". Deadline.com. 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  14. ^ Kanyal, Jyoti (18 March 2021). "Akshay Kumar says Jai Shri Ram on Ram Setu mahurat puja day in Ayodhya". India Today. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  15. ^ Ghosh, Raya (14 December 2015). "Big Star Entertainment Awards 2015: Salman, Deepika Are Big Winners". NDTV. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2018.

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