Swara Bhaskar is an Indian actress, born on April 9, 1978, in Delhi. Her father Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar is a Retire Navy Commodore, and a leading expert on strategic affairs. Her mother Ira Bhaskar is a professor in a Cinematic university. Swara herself is an English Literature Graduate, though she wanted to become an actor.
It is not an easy task to become an actor in Indian film Industry, though Swara Bhaskar breaks all the odds, and now become one of the recognizable faces of Bollywood.
She is known for playing a supporting role in ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ along the side of Three times National Award Winner Kangana Ranaut, and later acted in ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ along Worldwide Bachelor Salman Khan and Style Icon Sonam Kapoor.
|Real Name||Swara Bhaskar Chitrapu|
|Height||165 cm (5 Feet 5 Inches)|
|Weight||57 Kg (125 Pounds)|
|Age (in 2019)||40 Years|
|Date of Birth||9 April 1978|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Residence Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi|
|College||Miranda House, Delhi University|
|Post-Graduation||Masters in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi|
The family of Swara Bhaskar
|Father||Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar (Telugu Indian Navy officer)|
|Mother||Ira Bhaskar (Professor of Cinema Studies In JNU, Delhi)|
Swara Bhaskar’s Boyfriends and Affairs
|Boyfriend||Himanshu Sharma (Screenwriter)
We hear performing artist Swara Bhaskar is in an enduring association with content author Himanshu Sharma (of ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ and ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ popularity).
The couple has been dating each other for three years. They met amid the making of ‘Raanjhanaa’ and turned out to be close amid the shoot of ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’.
Himanshu affirmed the news, saying, ‘Indeed, we are dating each other. We’re in a cheerful space and as of now, the two of us are focusing exclusively on our careers.
We haven’t put marriage as a priority yet, when the time will, we will take the next steps of creating our beautiful world’. However, we see rumors on social media and on the news channel that they both are getting married.
Swara Bhaskar Early Life
Swara was born in a middle-class family, her father being a Navy officer had to stay away from home for 11 months (can be more), so she never really spend time with her father in childhood. She once said in an Interview that she loves and give respect to her father, as she symbolizes as a hero in her eyes.
Swara Bhaskar has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature, and for further studies, she wanted to study Sociology and did at Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU).
Swara Bhaskar Controversies
In an open letter published online, actor Swara Bhaskar has called director Sanjay Leela Bhansali out for the glorification of Sati and Jauhar in his film, Padmavat. She stated that “I felt like a vagina” after watching Padmavat. After that many people slammed her for using such wordings.
Swara Bhaskar talks about Jacqueline Fernandez
In an interview, Swara said that she met Jacqueline Fernandez at Sonam Kapoor’s home. She found her sweet, intelligent and talkative. She said it’s not like that every good looking and sexy girl is not intelligent. Swara told that I am not competing with anyone. I do my own stuff. I choose the script which I like and I do the film.
Swara Bhaskar Early Career
In the early days, when Swara decided that she want to pursue her career in acting, she started taking classes in theatre school. One of those theatres included ‘Act One’ Theatre group, which Swara was very fond of, she joined the group in Delhi.
She frequently did plays with N.K Sharma ‘Act One’ theatre group, and when she was ready, Sawara went further and choose to move to Mumbai.
That’s where her journey started to become an actress. Her debut movie ‘Madhola Keep Walking’ was a flop, and her next role was in ‘Guzzarish’ starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai. Though between the glamorous stars her role sort of became forgettable.
In 2010, she came across the role in ‘The Untitled Kartik Krishna Project’ which gain didn’t prove to be a good watch.
Debut Movie of Swara Bhaskar
|Debut||Madholal Keep Walking (2009)
Swara Bhaskar Career
After all that failure, she finally got the attention of the audience as ‘Payal’ a bestie of Manu played by ‘Kangana Ranaut’ in 2011 blockbuster ‘Tanu Weds Manu.’ The movie received her a Filmfare nomination for ‘Best Supporting Role.’
in 2013, she appeared as a lead in ‘Listen… Amaya’ the movie received mixed reviews but still consider as the best work by Swara Bhaskar.
The same year she appeared in Arjun Kapoor starrer ‘Aurangzeb’, the movie was an average commercial hit. Sawara was cast alongside Sonam Kapoor in Romantic Drama ‘Ranjhanna’, the film was a major hit and got her second nomination as ‘Best Supporting Role.’
Her hit films Journey starts with ‘Tanu Weds Manu’, and the lone success of the movie led to its sequel ‘Tanu Weds Manu returns.’ Swara hit truck continues with ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ again with Sonam Kapoor and Salman Khan.
She appeared in Veerey Di wedding once again alongside Sonam Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, and Shikha Talsania. The movie was another blockbuster hit and praised a lot.
But it was banned in Pakistan because they don’t like the vulgar content of the film. Many people were angry about Swara Bhasker masturbating scene when media asked Swara her response to all the mean comment, she just said, “I Don’t Care.”
Swara Bhaskar’s Hobbies & Favourites Things
|Hobbies||Reading, Acting, Dancing, Playing Badminton|
|Favorite Actor||Rajinikanth, Aamir Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Nargis, Rekha|
|Favorite Movies||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara|
|Favorite Food||Ghee Roast Dosa, Litti Chokha, Lemon Rice|
Interesting facts to know about Swara Bhaskar
She became famous after her role in commercially successful Romantic Comedy movie “Tanu Weds Manu”.
Swara was a classmate of actress Manisha Lamba in college.
Swara’s Father is from Telugu origin and Mother is Bihari.
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