Anushka Sharma was born on 1 may 1988 in Bangalore , Karnataka . Her height is 5'9". She entered in to modelling after the completion of her +2 education . She was picked to be Wendell Rodrick's finale model in the Fashion Week, 2007.. She studied in Army School and then went ahead to do graduation in arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She has featured in many ads like Silk N Shine, Parachute Advansed, Fiat Palio, Soon, she got an offer from Yash Raj to work in the movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite Shahrukh Khan. The film went on to be a blockbuster and earned Anushka a lot of acclaim. She has signed a 3 film contract with Yash Raj, hence 2 more are left out of which the second one is alongside Shahid Kapoor. She also has Patiala House coming up which stars her opposite Akshay Kumar and the movie would be directed by Nikhil Advani.