Nushrat Bharucha Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Nushrat Bharucha

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Nushrat Bharucha is an Indian model and actress who came into the spotlight by playing the role of ‘Neha’ in the Hindi romantic comedy “Pyaar Ka Punchnama.”

Wiki/Biography

Nushrat Bharucha was born on Friday, 17 May 1985 (age 34 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Nushrat Bharucha's childhood picture

Nushrat Bharucha’s childhood picture

She did her schooling from Mumbai’s Lilavatibai Podar High School and went to Jai Hind College to pursue her graduation. She was a part of her school’s theatre and actively participated in plays and drama. While Nushrat was in college, she went to a talent management firm to join there as a scout. Instead, they offered her a role in Zee TV’s Kittie Party. However, the long working hours and ill-treatment of a few fellows led her to quit the show within a year. She then did theatre for a long time before venturing into films.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-25-34

Nusrat Bharucha

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

Nushrat Bharucha belongs to the Shia sect (Dawoodi Bohra Community) of a Muslim Family. [1]Live Mint Her father, Tanvir Bharucha, owns a business of heat-resistant ceramic coating. Her mother, Tasneem Bharucha is a homemaker. She is the only child of her parents. [2]Live Mint Nusrat is very close to her paternal grandmother.

Nushrat Bharucha with her mother

Nushrat Bharucha with her mother

Nushrat Bharucha with her grandmother

Nushrat Bharucha with her grandmother

Nushrat was rumoured to be in a relationship with her Pyaar Ka Punchnama co-star, Kartik Aaryan.

Nushrat Bharucha with Kartik Aaryan

Nushrat Bharucha with Kartik Aaryan

Career

Nushrat started her career with a TV commercial alongside the Bollywood actress Asin. She made her acting debut in 2016 with the Bollywood film “Jai Santoshi Maa” in which she played the role of ‘Mahima.’ Next, she appeared in the film “Kal Kisne Dekha.” Subsequently, she was paired with Rajkummar Rao and Anshuman Jha in the film “Love Sex Aur Dhokha.”

In 2010, she made her Telugu film debut by playing the role of ‘Shruthi’ in the film “Taj Mahal.” Her Tamil debut came in 2016 with the film “Vaaliba Raja.” In 2011, Nushrat earned wide popularity after playing the role of ‘Neha’ in the Bollywood film “Pyaar Ka Punchnama.” Thereafter, she appeared in Bollywood films like “Akaash Vani,” “Darr @ The Mall,” “Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2,” and “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.”

She has appeared in the TV series “Seven,” which aired on Sony Entertainment Television. Nusrat has also featured on the covers of various magazines like “FHM India,” “Exhibit,” “Femina Brides,” “Travel+Leisure.”

Nushrat Bharucha on the cover of FHM Magazine

Nushrat Bharucha on the cover of FHM Magazine

She has even walked the ramp for various fashion shows including “Bombay Times Fashion Week” and “IFFD India Runway Week.”

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In 2019, Nushrat featured in the music video of the Punjabi song “Ishq Tere.”

Nushrat Bharucha in Ishq Tere

Nushrat Bharucha in Ishq Tere

Awards

  • BIG Star Entertainment Award for BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Comedy Role (Female) for the film “Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2” (2015)

    Nushrat Bharucha with Big Star Entertainment Award

    Nushrat Bharucha with Big Star Entertainment Award

  • Big Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Ensemble Cast for the film “Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2” (2015)
  • Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for Best Actress In Comic Role for the film “Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2” (2016)
  • GeoSpa AsiaSpa Award for Rising Star of India (2018)

    Nushrat Bharucha with Rising Star of India Award

    Nushrat Bharucha with Rising Star of India Award

  • Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role for the film “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety” (2018)
  • Exhibit Tech Award for Fashion Influencer Of The Year (2018)

Favourite Things

  • Food: Chicken, Biryani, Mutton
  • Dessert: Ice-cream
  • Beverage: Fresh Fruit Juice
  • Film: Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
  • Books: Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The White Tiger by Arvind Adiga
  • Netflix Series: Sacred Games
  • Colours: Grey, Olive, Brown

Facts

  • Her hobbies include reading books, dancing, watching movies, and travelling.

  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • Although Nushrat loves to eat non-vegetarian food, she turned vegan during the shooting for the film “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.” [3]Times of India
  • Nushrat is very particular about her fitness and follows a strict workout regime.

  • She had her first theatre experience at the age of 4. She walked on the stage dressed as Ms. Hawaii during her school’s annual function.

    Nushrat Bharucha during her first theatre performance

    Nushrat Bharucha during her first theatre performance

  • Nushrat is fond of dogs and often shares her pictures with the dogs on her Instagram handle.

    Nushrat Bharucha loves dogs

    Nushrat Bharucha loves dogs

  • Her family and friends fondly call her Babu.
  • Bharucha, during an interview, shared that she had spent her childhood in a joint family and that her community didn’t consider acting as a real profession. She further told that during her initial days in the industry, she had told her extended family members that acting was only a summer job for her.
  • Nushrat shared in an interview that she had been brought up with both elements in the family- orthodox and liberal.
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References   [ + ]

1, 2. Live Mint
3. Times of India

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