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Richa Chadha
Also known as:Richa
Born:December 18, 1986
Birthplace:Punjab, India
Spouse:Ali Fazal
Popular among the masses for her versatile roles, Richa Chadha is a Bollywood actress who began her career as a model, moving on to theatre and eventually appearing in big productions on the silver screen. Making her debut in the Abhay Deol starrer Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! In 2008, Richa Chadha moved on to do several cameos in films. Her breakthrough came in the year 2012, when she was cast in Anurag Kashyap`s film Gangs of Wasseypur. Richa Chaddha made her debut as a lead in the drama Masaan in 2015 which also stars Vicky Kaushal and was screened at the Cannes film festival.

Apart from this, she also played a supporting role in Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela essaying the role of Leela`s sister-in-law, in 2013 and also made an appearance in Sarbjit (2016), for which she received widespread critical acclaim and received her second nomination in the Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting actress. Richa Chaddha continued to deliver stellar performances with the role of Bholi Punjaban in the multi-starrer comedy film Fukrey as well as its sequel Fukrey 2. Her other acting credits include films like Tamanchey: Pyar Mein Dil Pe Maar De Goli (2014), Main Aur Charles (2015), the TV series Inside Edge (2017), Jia aur Jia (2017), 3 Storeys (2018), Daas Dev (2018), and Love Sonia (2018).

Her other releases include Cabaret, Section 375, Panga, Shakeela: Biopic and Madam Chief Minister (2021). Her other notable works include Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai (2023) and Fukrey 3 (2023). She tied the knot to longtime beau Ali Fazal on 4 October 2022.
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Huma Qureshi
Swara Bhasker
Radhika Apte
Kalki Koechlin
Ali Fazal
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Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai
Fukrey 3
Madam Chief Minister
Shakeela: Biopic
Section 375
Love Sonia
Daas Dev

Did You Know? (11)

  • Richa Chadda, along with Mallika Dua, and Vicky Kaushal featured in Indian comedy group, All India Bakchod’s video Harassment Through the Ages, to make people understand the often ignored concept of consent.
  • In 2016, Richa Chadda was featured in the 30 under 30 list of Forbes Magazine. She was also featured in the cover of the magazine.
  • Apart from acting, Richa Chadda takes keen interest in working for the welfare of the animals; she runs an adoption community for pets as well as supports many NGOs.
  • Before entering into Bollywood, Richa Chadda worked as an intern with a Men's fashion magazine and Elle.
  • Richa Chadda is the youngest jury member from India at the International Film Festivals.
  • The super talented and versatile actress, Richa Chadda is also a professionally trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
  • Although she is a North Indian, Richa Chadda who was born and brought up in Delhi, she can talk and write in Tamil fluently.
  • Whilst it is a known fact that Richa Chadda is a vegan, not many know that the actress also knows Ayurveda very well.
  • While shooting for her films, Richa Chadda makes sure that she wears a perfume that suits the character she is playing.
  • Richa Chadda had auditioned for a role in Dev D, however, she did not make it and the role eventually went to her close friend and actress Kalki Koechlin.
  • To prepare for her role in Daas Dev, Richa Chadha followed many female politicians to understand the essence of a politician. She even attended many rallies to observe and learn the poise and body language of the women leaders.
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