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 Name||Swara Bhaskar|
|Name Meaning||Swara means “Musical tone” in English.|
|Birth Date||9 April 1988|
|Age||34 Years (As of 2022)|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies /Personal Interests||Dancing, Cooking, Reading, Doing Yoga|
|School||Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi|
|College/University||Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi|
|Highest Qualification||Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature, Master’s Degree in Sociology|
|Height||165cm / 1.65m / 5ft 5 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Natural Black|
|Body Type||Hourglass Slim|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Chitrapu Uday (Profession: Columnist, Retired Commodore)|
|Mother||Ira Bhaskar (Profession: Professor of Cinema Studies)|
|Siblings||Ishan Bhaskar (Brother)|
|Affairs & Boyfriends||Himanshu Sharma (Profession: Writer) [Broke Up on Jun 2019]|
|Debut||Movie: Madholal Keep Walking (2009) as Sudha M. Dubey|
|Profession||Web series & Film Actress (2009-present)|
|Ad Shoots (Brands Endorsed)||Multiple|
|Magazine Covers||Cosmopoliton [November 2020]|
Wedlook [October 2020]
|Net Worth||$7 Million (estimated as of 2022)|
|Cars Owned||Not Known|
Social Media Profiles
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 “chu@#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.
No, the actress is not married yet. However, there are rumors that she is dating someone from the entertainment industry.
Yes, in 2015 she was invited as a guest in a Pakistani comedy show called ‘Mazaaq Raat’.
She made her film debut in the year 2009 with the film “Madholal Keep Walking”.
Yes, the actress drinks alcohol and also smokes. She has been spotted in multiple parties smoking and drinking alcohol.