Swara Bhaskar Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar

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Swara Bhaskar Chitrapu is a talented theatre artist, famous Bollywood celebrity, and an eminent TV star. Due to her great performance in the field of acting, she won numerous awards and titles. Check out Swara wiki, height, weight, age, boyfriend, caste, family, biography and more.

Biography/Wiki

Born on 9 April 1988, Swara is a 30 years old girl from Delhi (India). She completed her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi and graduation in English Literature from Miranda House, University of Delhi. She also did M.A. in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. During her college days, she was actively involved in social issues.

Swara Bhaskar Protesting At JNU During Her College Days

Swara Bhaskar Protesting At JNU During Her College Days

After education, she decided to make her career in the field of acting and then, worked in several Bollywood movies.  Her hard work in the Indian film industry brought to her popularity and numerous learning opportunities.

Swara Bhaskar Receiving Award From Indian Actress Sonali Kulkarni At The 8th Jagran Film Festival Award Night

Swara Bhaskar Receiving Award From Indian Actress Sonali Kulkarni At The 8th Jagran Film Festival Award Night

During her acting career, she won several awards such as ‘Zee Cine Award’ (2012) for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role– Female for the film ‘Tanu Weds Manu,’ ‘Screen Award’ and ‘Zee Cine Award'(2014) for the Best Supporting Actress for the film ‘Raanjhanaa,’ ‘Silk Road International Film Festival Award’ (2016) for the Best Actress for the film ‘Nil Battey Sannata,’ and ‘Screen Award’ (2016) for the Best Actress- Critics for the film ‘Nil Battey Sannata.’

Swara Bhaskar Holding Lifeok Screen Award- 2014

Swara Bhaskar Holding Lifeok Screen Award- 2014

Swara Bhaskar Receiving The Award From Actress Sarika At The Jagran Film Festival

Swara Bhaskar Receiving The Award From Actress Sarika At The Jagran Film Festival

Physical Appearance

Having brown eyes and black hair, Swara looks amazing on big and small screens with her 34-28-34 body measurement55 kg weight and 5’5″ height. 

Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar

Family, Caste & Husband

Swara is born and brought up in an environment of diverse Indian cultures as her father Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar is a Telugu and mother Ira Bhaskar is a Bihari.

Swara Bhaskar Childhood Pic With Her Brother

Swara Bhaskar Childhood Pic With Her Brother

Her father is retired as a Commodore officer from the Indian Navy, he is also known as an expert and a critic on the Indian security and strategic affairs. Whereas, her mother is a professor of Cinema Studies. Swara has also an elder brother Ishan Bhaskar.

Swara Bhaskar's Parents

Swara Bhaskar’s Parents

Swara Bhaskar With Her Brother

Swara Bhaskar With Her Brother

According to some sources, Swara had an affair with a writer Himanshu Sharma. But, she is still unmarried, and there is no report of her getting married.

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Swara Bhaskar's Boyfriend Himanshu Sharma

Swara Bhaskar’s Boyfriend Himanshu Sharma

Career

Swara began her acting career as a theatre artist in the ‘Act One’ theatre group of N.K. Sharma in Delhi.

In 2008, she moved to Mumbai to pursue her career in Bollywood. After a lot of struggle, she got a film ‘Niyati’ directed by Pravesh Bhardwaj, but this film couldn’t be completed.

Finally, she made her debut with the movie ‘Madholal Keep Walking’ (2009, in English). In 2010, she signed her first Bollywood movie ‘Guzaarish.’ In 2011, her role of ‘Payal’ in the movie ‘Tanu Weds Manu,’ was highly appreciated by the audience.

Swara Bhaskar's Movie -'Guzaarish'

Swara Bhaskar’s Movie -‘Guzaarish’

 

Apart from films, she has also worked on a small screen, and her first TV serial was ‘Samvidhaan: The Making of the Constitution of India’ (2014) in which she appeared as a Presenter.

Controversy

In 2014, there were rumours about the cold war between Swara and actress Kangana Ranaut on the sets of ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ (2015).

In December 2017, when she congratulated the pro-congress Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani for his success, she was trolled on social media for supporting caste politics, allegedly.

In 2018, she made critical comments on the film ‘Padmaavat’ (directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali) through an open letter in which she criticised the glorification of ‘Sati’ in the movie, as according to her, it denies the woman’s right to live.

Swara Bhaskar Tweets After Watching Padmaavat

Swara Bhaskar Tweets After Watching Padmaavat

Facts

  • Swara does yoga on daily basis.
  • Her hobbies are dancing, cooking, and reading.
  • Swara loves to eat Prawn Curry, Dosa, Aloo sabzi, Maggi, Guacamole and Italian cuisine.

    Swara Bhaskar

    Swara Bhaskar

  • Swara likes Arthur Miller’s play ‘The Crucible,’ directed by Yael Farber.
  • She adores the directors Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, Hansal Mehta, Joe Wright, Wong Kar-Wai, Anand L. Rai, Vishal Bhardwaj, and Anurag Kashyap.
  • From the age of seven, she has an interest in dancing and later learnt the ‘Bharatanatyam’ from her Guru Leela Samson.

    Swara Bhaskar

    Swara Bhaskar

  • She has a good friendship with the actress Sonam Kapoor.

    Swara Bhaskar And Sonam Kapoor

    Swara Bhaskar And Sonam Kapoor

  • Swara loves the movies The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project,’ ‘The Mill on the Floss,’ and ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose.’
  • At home, she likes to watch the TV show- ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.’
  • Swara prefers to read the books like ‘Istanbul: Memories and the City’ by Orhan Pamuk, ‘The Illicit Happiness of Other People’ by Manu Joseph, ‘The Faraway Tree series’ by Enid Blyton, ‘A Case of Exploding Mangoes’ by Mohammed Hanif, ‘The Mill on the Floss’ by George Eliot
  • According to Swara, if she didn’t choose an acting career, she would have been a teacher of history or anthropology.

    Swara Bhaskar

    Swara Bhaskar

  • She enjoys travelling to Italy, Istanbul, and Beirut.
  • Swara likes animals and has three cats as pets.

    Swara Bhaskar An Animal Lover

    Swara Bhaskar An Animal Lover

  • Her dream is to play the role of Indira Gandhi in a biographical film.
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