According to a report on Bollywoodlife.com, Ranbir Kapoor made Anushka Sharma cry on the sets of Bombay Velvet. While Anushka is apparently a very private person, Ranbir reportedly loves fooling around with his co-stars.
During one such episode, Ranbir Kapoor had allegedly irritated the actress so much that Anushka started crying.
Interestingly, though Anushka was highly appreciated for her performances in films like Band Baaja Baraat and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, she never won a Filmfare award for the two films, in spite of being nominated. talking to one portals , “I cried on my way back home because I felt I deserved it. I was naive. Attending an award function was like going for a college award show, the feeling was that Sab ko mila mujhko nahi mila kind. That year, all the newcomers were given a scroll and I didn’t get even that. I felt like sh*t. I thought I’d get the Filmfare trophy because I had done my calculations. I thought since Asin had already got the Best Actress Award at the Filmfare (South) Awards, she wouldn’t be given a debut award up North. So I wept in the car. My mum was like, what is wrong with you? At another award function, I was backstage. I didn’t get an award there either.
Anushka had a big Bollywood debut with Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and while the movie was a huge hit with audiences and Anushka was well appreciated, she had her own set of struggles.
According to India Today, she took a day to prepare for her screen test for YRF’s Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and refused to do an impromptu one. She was even told by Aditya Chopra that she was not the most good-looking girl around but that she was talented,.
Anushka loves attention. According to her interview on indiatoday.in, she was candid about it. “I am not spoilt as I was brought up in an army background. But every actor is an attention-seeker. It is an occupational hazard for us. If I don’t seek attention, I will not be doing my work well.”
Anushka was intimidated by veteran actor Pankaj Kapur while shooting for Vishal Bhardwaj’s Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola. “I was intimidated by him. He doesn’t talk much so you are always on tenterhooks around him. But it is such a pleasure seeing him act. He doesn’t drink and he has played an alcoholic,” said Anushka in her interview to India Today.
Anushka considers every actress to be competition. “Every actress today is competition for me. I will not make a statement like ‘I am competing with myself and need to make myself better’ etc because everyone here is dying to get the best roles.” This of course includes Katrina Kaif. “Of course. Katrina is a beautiful face and she has a great body of work behind her. You can never argue with that. And she has tremendously grown as an actor.
Anushka performance in Band Baaja Baraat was highly lauded and the pretty actress even won the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards for this film.
Anushka has been nominated 19 different times for film awards and of those 19 nominations she’s won 10 of them, according to reports on Bollywood hungama
In her free time, the Anushka reportedly loves to catch up with her friends and also catch up on sleep. She loves reading and her favourite movies include The Shawshank Redemption, Life Is Beautiful, Anushka is also pursuing her Masters in Economics through correspondence. Reportedly, her favourite colour is black.
In her interview to glamsham.com, Anushka mentioned that she was friends with director Maneesh Sharma for 3 years who was instrumental in her bagging the lead role in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. The two first when she came to audition for the same film.
In her interview on anushkasharmaweb.com, the Anushka said “Well, I don’t know if this makes sense, but I have always been one of the boys. I always get along better with the guy
Anushka believes the size zero trend is a myth. “I have been like this only. This size zero thing is a big myth because the size is actually meant for babies. How will I fit into a baby’s attire? On a serious note, I work for 17-18 hours everyday and sleep for very few hours so do you really feel I can survive being so thin? If I were not fit I would have been hospitalised.