Swara Bhaskar Biography: Wiki, Age, Height, Movies, Boyfriend, Photos & More

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Swara Bhaskar Biography

Swara Bhaskar is an Indian film actress known for her work in Raanjhanaa, Nil Battey Sannata, Veere Di Wedding, etc. She was born on 9 April 1988 in Delhi to a Hindu family.

She made her debut with a supporting role in 2009 with the film “Madholal Keep Walking’’, a box office flop. Next, She appeared in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Guzaarish” (2010) in a supporting role. The same year, she played a role in the low-budget film “The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project”. After three unsuccessful films, she played the role of the bride-to-be in the film “Tanu Weds Manu” (2011), which was a super-hit film. In 2013, she was featured in the film “Listen…Amaya” in the lead role, the film received rave reviews from the audience and established her as an actress to watch out for. The same year she appeared in the film “Aurangzeb”.

This was followed by the film “Raanjhanaa” (2013), “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” (2015), and “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (2015). But the film which catapulted her to stardom was Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s drama film “Nil Battey Sannata” (2016). Later on, she appeared in the film “Anaarkali of Aarah” (2017) and in “Veere Di Wedding” (2018). Her upcoming film is “sheer Qorma”.

Swara Bhaskar Intro

Full NameSwara Bhaskar
Nick NameSwara
Name MeaningSwara means “Musical tone” in English.
Birth Date9 April 1988
Age34 Years (As of 2022)
Zodiac SignAries
Marital StatusSingle
BirthplaceDelhi, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
ReligionHinduism
Hobbies /Personal InterestsDancing, Cooking, Reading, Doing Yoga

Education

SchoolSardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi
College/UniversityMiranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Highest QualificationBachelor’s Degree in English Literature, Master’s Degree in Sociology

Physical Appearance

Height165cm / 1.65m / 5ft 5 inches
Weight55 kg
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorNatural Black
Body TypeHourglass Slim

Family & Relationships

FatherChitrapu Uday (Profession: Columnist, Retired Commodore)
MotherIra Bhaskar (Profession: Professor of Cinema Studies)
SiblingsIshan Bhaskar (Brother)
Husband/SpouseNone
Affairs & BoyfriendsHimanshu Sharma (Profession: Writer) [Broke Up on Jun 2019]

Career

DebutMovie: Madholal Keep Walking (2009) as Sudha M. Dubey
ProfessionWeb series & Film Actress (2009-present)
Movies
  • Madholal Keep Walking (2009) as Sudha M. Dubey
  • Guzaarish (2010) as Radhika Talwar
  • The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project (2010) as Swara Bhaskar/ Maya
  • Tanu Weds Manu (2011) as Payal Sinha Singh
  • Chillar Party (2011) as Battle Hour Anchor
  • Listen …Amaya (2013) as Amaya Krishnamoorthy
  • Aurangzeb (2013) as Suman
Television series
  • Samvidhaan (2014) as Presenter
  • Rangoli (2015-2017) as Host/ Presenter
  • It’s Not That Simple (2016) as Meera
  • Rasbhari (2020) as Shanoo Bansal
  • Flesh (2020) as ACP Radha Nautiyal
  • Bhaag Beanie Bhaag (2020) as Beanie Bhatnagar
Music VideosNone
Ad Shoots (Brands Endorsed)Multiple
Magazine CoversCosmopoliton [November 2020]
Wedlook [October 2020]
Awards Won
  • Zee Cine Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Female (2012) for film Tanu Weds Manu
  • Screen Awards for Best Supporting Actress – (2014) for film Raanjhanaa
  • Zee Cine Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Female (2014) for film Raanjhanaa
  • Silk Road International Film Festival for Best Actress (2016) for film Nil Battey Sannata
  • Screen Awards for Best Actress- Critics (2016) for film Nil Battey Sannata
  • Lux Golden Rose Awards for Confident Beauty of the Year (2018) for film Veere Di Wedding

Money Factor

SalaryVaries
Net Worth$7 Million (estimated as of 2022)
Cars OwnedNot Known

Social Media Profiles

Facebook@SwaraBhaskar
Twitter@reallyswara
Instagram@reallyswara

Controversies

Gujarat Assembly Elections (2017)

In 2017, just after the results of the Gujarat assembly elections were out, she congratulated the independent but pro congress Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani, for which she was trolled on social media as she was allegedly in support of caste politics.

Swara’s open letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali (2018)

In the year 2018, after the release of Padmaavat Swara published an open letter to director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, called him out for the glorification of Sati and Jauhar in his film, Padmaavat.

Aunty Swara (2019)

Swara faced severe backlash on social media for referring to a four-year-old child actor as “[email protected]#ya” and “Kame#na” on the chat show ‘Son of Abish’. #AuntySwara trended on Twitter after the show went online, with severe rebukes for the actress.

Views on Pakistan (2018)

During the promotions of the film ‘Veere Di Wedding’, she slammed Pakistan and called it a failing state. The actress contradicted her own statement as in 2015 when she visited Pakistan, she said that it’s the best country she has ever visited.

Arrest Swara Bhaskar (2020)

In 2020, The actress responded to the allegations of inciting riots in Delhi by making a sarcastic comment after #ArrestSwaraBhaskar trended on Twitter.

Swara Bhaskar’s Lesser Known Facts

  • Actress Minissha Lamba was her classmate in school.
  • Since her college days, she has always been very proactive about her stands on social issues.
  • She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer from Guru Leela Samson.
  • Swara started her acting career as a theatre artist in N.K. Sharma’s ‘Act One’ theater group in Delhi.
  • She has been friends with Sonam Kapoor since the making of ‘Raanjhanaa’.
  • In 2015, she went to Pakistan as a guest in a TV comedy show called ‘Mazaaq Raat’.
  • She is an avid animal lover and has 3 cats named Kulfi, Utpaati, and Atom.
  • Earlier, She was a non-vegetarian, but in 2016, she turned vegetarian.
  • Her dream is to play Indira Gandhi in her biopic.

FAQs

Is Swara Bhaskar married?

No, the actress is not married yet. However, there are rumors that she is dating someone from the entertainment industry.

Is Swara Bhaskar ever visited Pakistan?

Yes, in 2015 she was invited as a guest in a Pakistani comedy show called ‘Mazaaq Raat’.

Which was Swara Bhaskar’s first film?

She made her film debut in the year 2009 with the film “Madholal Keep Walking”.

Does Swara Bhaskar drink Alcohol?

Yes, the actress drinks alcohol and also smokes. She has been spotted in multiple parties smoking and drinking alcohol.

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