Nushrat Bharucha Wiki
Personal lifeBorn 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.
CareerBharucha 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. 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; 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 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. Chhalaang was releases on OTT platform Amazon Prime on 13 November 2020 due to covid19 restrictions on movie theatres. Chhalaang received rave reviews, and was a major success.
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.In October 2020 she filmed a music video with Yo Yo Honey Singh for his single "Saiyaan Ji" in Rajasthan
Film debut and Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2006–2010)Film debut and Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2006–2010)
Bharucha debuted in Hindi cinema in 2006 with the film Jai Santoshi Maa. She then starred alongside Jackky Bhagnani in the science fiction romantic drama Kal Kissne Dekha (2009) which was a commercial failure. The following year, she was paired with Rajkummar Rao and Anshuman Jha in Dibakar Banerjee's experimental anthology drama Love Sex Aur Dhokha.
Pyaar Ka Punchnama and critical recognition (2011–present)Pyaar Ka Punchnama and critical recognition (2011–present)
Bharucha next appeared in Luv Ranjan's buddy comedy Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011). Co-starring Kartik Aaryan, Divyendu Sharma, Raayo S. Bakhirta, and Sonnalli Seygall, the film tells the story of three bachelors who fall in love with three different girls. With a worldwide gross of ₹500 million against a budget of ₹100 million, Pyaar Ka Punchnama proved to be a critical and commercial success.
Bharucha's pairing with Kartik Aaryan was well received by the critics, for which Luv Ranjan cast her opposite him for the second time in the romance Akaash Vani (2013). The film is about two lovers named Akaash (Aaryan) and Vani (Bharucha) who are separated when Vani is married to an abusive man named Ravi (Sunny Nijar). The film received positive reviews from critics, but did not perform well commercially, thus becoming a flop.
In 2015, Bharucha appeared in two films: the horror film Darr @ The Mall and the buddy comedy Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2. In Darr @ The Mall, she starred opposite Jimmy Sheirgill and played the role of Ahana Manchanda.
In Luv Ranjan's buddy comedy Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 (2015), which was a sequel to her 2011 film Pyaar Ka Punchnama, co-starred Kartik Aaryan, Sunny Nijar, Omkar Kapoor, Sonnalli Seygall, and Ishita Raj Sharma. The film's story was adapted from the previous film. Bharucha was paired opposite Aaryan for the third time. Commercially, both Darr @ The Mall and Pyaar Ka Punchnama performed well at the box office and proved to be successes.
After a three-year absence from full-time acting, Bharucha featured in the romantic comedy Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018), marking her fourth collaboration with director Luv Ranjan and actor Kartik Aaryan. The film tells the story of Sonu (Aaryan) who tries to separate his best friend Titu (Sunny Nijar) from his fiancée Sweety (Bharucha). With a worldwide gross of ₹148.71 crore (US$21 million) against a budget of ₹30 crore (US$2.1 million), Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety emerged as Bharucha's highest-grossing release. She received several awards for her performance in the film.
In 2019, Bharucha appeared in the romantic comedy Dream Girl alongside Ayushmann Khurrana, released in September. The film was a commercial success. She is appearing in an item number "Peeyu Datke" in Milap Zaveri's action thriller Marjaavaan alongside Sidharth Malhotra.
In 2020, she is all set to reunite with Rajkummar Rao in Hansal Mehta's social comedy Turram Khan, set to release in January. Next she will feature in a romantic film, Hurdang alongside Sunny Kaushal and Vijay Verma, directed by Nikhil Nagesh Bhatt.