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Tara Sharma (born 11 July 1977) is an actress, entrepreneur, creator, co-producer and host of The Tara Sharma Show, a platform to discuss topical family, parenting, women's and children's issues on Star World India. The show has also aired previously on television channels like ITV, Colors, BBC One, & Pogo.
Tara Sharma Saluja
Sharma in 2014
|Born||11 July 1977|
|Occupation||Actress, Model, Hostess|
|Spouse(s)||Roopak Saluja (2007-present)|
Early life and educationEdit
Tara was born to an Indian author, playwright and the "golden voice" of India, Partap Sharma and British artist & author Sue Sharma. She studied at the Bombay International School, scoring the highest marks in her batch. Tara bagged a scholarship to the United World College of the Adriatic in Italy to pursue her International Baccalaureate (IB). Thereafter, she did her B.Sc in Management at the London School of Economics.
After graduating from LSE, Sharma was a financial consultant at Citibank and Accenture. She appeared in advertisements for Lakme, Garnier and Pepsi, the latter included a commercial with Shah Rukh Khan which proved to be a stepping stone into movies.
Sharma's father died in 2011. "Losing my father was devastating and made me strongly believe that no one really goes away but loved ones are always with us through their wonderful legacy of work, friends and family. Daddy is always with us, in our hearts." she said.
Soon after becoming a mother, inspired by her father's advice to always reinvent oneself and never stagnate Sharma conceptualized and started her own multi-platform show, The Tara Sharma Show. The show has completed four successful season having aired on Pogo, NDTV Imagine, Colors, Nickelodeon and Star World.
|2002||Om Jai Jagadish||Puja||Hindi|
|2003||Saaya||Dr. Maya Bhatnagar||Hindi|
|2005||Mr. Prime Minister||Roshanara||Hindi|
|2005||Page 3||Gayatri Sachdeva||Hindi|
|2006||Khosla Ka Ghosla!||Meghna||Hindi|
|2007||Heyy Babyy||Special Appearance||Hindi|
|2008||The Other End of the Line||Zia||English|
|2009||Suno Na Ek Nanhi Aawaaz||Anupama Nair||Hindi|
|2009||Mumbai Cutting||-NA -||Hindi|
|2010||Dulha Mil Gaya||Tanvi||Hindi|
|2010||Prem Kaa Game||Sheetal Sahni||Hindi|
|2007||Raven: The Secret Temple||Satyarani||English||BBC One|
|2011–present||The Tara Sharma Show||Self||Hindi||Viacom18 Colors|
|2013–present||The Tara Sharma Show||Self||English||NDTV Good Times|
- Methil Renuka (23 April 2001). "Pepsi ad girl Tara Sharma bags more modelling spots and a film : EYECATCHERS - India Today 23042001". Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)