Swara Bhasker is a popular Indian film actress, known for her outspoken and bold personality. She has worked as a supporting actress in several films and has even been applauded for her performances in the same.
December 2020 – Swara received congratulations and support from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen, who applauded her for her performance in the recently released Netflix series, Bhaag Beanie Bhaag.
September 2020 – Swara lashed out at former co-star, Kangana Ranaut for her attack on veteran actor Jaya Bachchan. She described Kangana’s comments as shameful and sickening, and even spoke about how respecting one’s elders is one of the first lessons that the Indian culture teaches us.
February 2020 – The actress made the news for targeting the Indian central government and stating that they are in love with Pakistan. The remarks came after the government awarded the Padma Shri to Pakistan origin singer, Adnan Sami, who becomes a citizen of India in 2016.
Number of movies till now: Swara has been part of 16 Indian films till date. She has also been part of a few web series, including It’s Not That Simple, Hello Mini, Rasbhari, Flesh, with her latest being a Netflix series, Bhaag Beanie Bhaag.
Debut movie: Madholal Keep Walking
Debut year: 2009
List of all movies done so far: Madholal Keep Walking, Guzaarish, The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project, Tanu Weds Manu, Chillar Party, Listen… Amaya, Aurangzeb, Raanjhanaa, Sabki Bajegi Band, Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, X: Past Is Present, Nil Battey Sannata, Anaarkali of Aarah, Veere Di Wedding
Being one of the most fierce and outspoken Bollywood actors, Swara has found herself in the middle of a number of controversies, especially because of her social media activism.
Swara was trolled for using cuss words when describing an incident involving a 4-year-old child artist, who called her an “aunty”, while shooting an ad film with her. She was also criticized for urging Delhi residents to take part in the CAA protests that happened in the country.
Marital status: Unmarried
Current Boyfriend: Himanshu Sharma
Past Relationships: Himanshu Sharma
Weight: 57 kgs
Height: 5’5 inches (165 cm)
Figure measurements: 32-26-34
Eye colour: Dark Brown
Hair colour: Black
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Date of Birth: April 9th, 1988
Hometown: Delhi, India
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Birthplace: Delhi, India
School: Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi
Educational Qualification: M.A. in Sociology, B.A. in English Literature
College/University: Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
Hobbies: Dancing, Cooking, Yoga, Reading
Languages known: Hindi, English
Mother: Chitrapu Uday Bhasker
Profession: Columnist, Retired Commodore
Father: Ira Bhasker
Profession: Professor of Cinema Studies
Siblings: Brother- Ishan Bhasker
Awards and Accreditations:
Award Name: Confident Beauty of the Year 2018 (Veere Di Wedding) – Lux Golden Rose Awards
Award Name: Best Actress Critics 2016 (Nil Battey Sannata) – Screen Awards
Award Name: Best Actress 2016 (Nil Battey Sannata) – Silk Road International Film Festival
Award Name: Best Actor in a Supporting Role Female 2014 (Raanjhanaa) – Zee Cine Awards
Award Name: Best Supporting Actress 2014 (Raanjhanaa) – Screen Awards
Award Name: Best Actor in a Supporting Role Female 2012 (Tanu Weds Manu) – Zee Cine Awards
Favourite Hollywood actor (s): N/A
Favourite Bollywood actor (s): Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite Bollywood actress (s): Sonam Kapoor
Favourite Hollywood actress (s): Meryl Streep
Favourite destination (s): Istanbul, Italy
Favourite book (s): Without Fear: The Life and Trial of Bhagat Singh by Kuldip Nayar
Favourite TV celebrity (s): N/A
Favourite sport (s): N/A
Favourite show (s): Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Favourite food (s): Dosa, Aloo sabzi, Maggi, Guacamole, Italian cuisine
Favourite design label (s): N/A
Favourite singer (s): Shakira
Favourite international star (s): N/A
Favourite beauty brand (s): N/A
Swara prefers using natural and homemade scrubs when it comes to her beauty. She uses ingredients from her kitchen to make cleansing scrubs but also visits her dermatologist regularly. Moreover, she consumes freshly prepared food as often as she can and keeps herself hydrated with coconut water and fresh fruits. Green tea is another thing she swears by.
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Swara is a fan of getting tattooed and has two tattoos on her body, one on her right back and the other on the left side of her chest.
Talking about her family, Swara grew up in a multicultural family, with a Bihari mother and Telugu father.
The actress Minissha Lamba used to be her classmate in school. Moreover, the actress has always been vocal about her views and stand on social issues, even in her college days.
Swara is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and has been interested in dancing since she was only 7 years old.
The estimated net value of – USD 5 million (As of 2020).
Brands endorsed till now:
Tata Tea Jaago Re
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