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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
Tara promotes '10ml Love'.jpg
Sharma in 2014
Born (1977-07-11) 11 July 1977 (age 42)
OccupationActress, Model, Hostess
Years active2002-present
Spouse(s)Roopak Saluja (2007-present)
Parent(s)Partap Sharma


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.[1]

She debuted in Anupam Kher's Om Jai Jagadish, followed by Khosla Ka Ghosla, Page 3, Saaya, and Masti.[citation needed]

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.[2]

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.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

She married media entrepreneur Roopak Saluja, an INSEAD alumnus in November 2007. The couple has two sons.[citation needed]



Year Film Character Language
2002 Om Jai Jagadish Puja Hindi
2003 Saaya Dr. Maya Bhatnagar Hindi
2004 Masti Geeta Hindi
2004 Bardaasht Ramola Hindi
2005 Sitam Chanda Hindi
2005 Mr. Prime Minister Roshanara Hindi
2005 Amavas Tara Hindi
2005 Page 3 Gayatri Sachdeva Hindi
2006 Aksar Nisha Hindi
2006 Khosla Ka Ghosla! Meghna Hindi
2007 Heyy Babyy Special Appearance Hindi
2007 Overnight Tara Hindi
2008 The Other End of the Line Zia English
2008 Maharathi Swati Hindi
2009 Suno Na Ek Nanhi Aawaaz Anupama Nair Hindi
2009 The Whisperers Kavita Hindi
2009 Mumbai Cutting -NA - Hindi
2010 Dulha Mil Gaya Tanvi Hindi
2010 Prem Kaa Game Sheetal Sahni Hindi
2012 10mL Love Shweta Hindi


Year Title Role Language Broadcasting Channel
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


  1. ^ Methil Renuka (23 April 2001). "Pepsi ad girl Tara Sharma bags more modelling spots and a film : EYECATCHERS - India Today 23042001". Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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