Top 10 Facts about Indian actress Anushka Sharma

10. Born on 1st May, 1988, in Bangalore, Anushka Sharma belongs to an army family and even went to an army school. Her parents are originally from Uttrakhand and while her father Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma is an Army officer, her elder brother Karnesh is in the Merchant Navy. Prior to that, he played state-level cricket.

9. According to a report on, 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.

8. 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.

7. 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.

6. Anushka has also gone on record to say that she loves attention. According to her interview on, she was candid about it.

5. Anushka however, considers every actress to be competition. "Every actress today is competition for me.

4. Anushka was rumoured to have dated her Band Baaja Baraat co-star Ranveer Singh but the rumours soon died down.

3. In her interview with, the actress revealed that she bought the three things she had promised herself - a designer bag, a house and a Range Rover.

" She has officially made her debut on Facebook where she will have her official page. Anushka is already on twitter with a fan following of 3.6 million.

1. 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.