Anushka turns

From a shy and beautiful girl in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi to a helpful TV reporter in PK, young and vivacious Anushka Sharma, who turned 27 on Friday, has proved her potential as an actress in each of her films she has been a part of.

Starting her career in 2008, Anushka has featured in just nine movies so far, and has played assorted characters, proving that she is in the Hindi film industry for a long haul.

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi took to micro-blogging website Twitter to wish Anushka. “Dear dear Anushka Sharma wish you a very happy birthday and more power to your fiesty spirit! Lots of love.” 

The daughter of an army officer, Anushka would now be seen playing character of a 1960s jazz singer Bombay Velvet opposite actor Ranbir Kapoor and actor-filmmaker Karan Johar. 

This would be the first time Anushka would be seen working with Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar.

Karan wished her, tweeting: “Happy birthday @AnushkaSharma !!!! Best year ever!!!!! Big love!!!!” 

Directed by Anurag Kashyap, Bombay Velvet is a big screen adaptation of Gyan Prakash’s Mumbai Fables and is slated to hit the theatres on May 15. 

The bubbly actress will also be seen in Zoya Akthar’s Dil Dhadakne Do, which also features Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor and Shefali Shah. 

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