Adah Sharma is an Indian actress and a model. She got popular for her role in Bollywood horror movie “
1920”. She has also worked in some Telugu movies and a few ad films. Adah Sharma was born in Palakkad, Kerela on 11 May 1989 and brought up in Mumbai, Maharastra. She belongs to a non-film background, to a Tamil Brahmin family. She went to Auxilium Convent School in Pali, Mumbai for early education. She was very clear on career front and decided to become an actress when she was in class 10th. She had already learned to write Bhagwad Gita at the tender age of three. She completed her graduation in Kathak, from Gopi Krishna’s dance academy. She is a dancer since her age of three.
She is fond of gymnastics too. Adah auditioned for a lot of roles in Mumbai. She faced a lot of rejections. After, she got a role in 2008 Hindi horror film, directed by
Vikram Bhatt. She was highly praised by critics, for playing the role of a possessed woman in the movie. She earned best female debut nomination at the Filmfare awards. After three years, she got another movie called “ Phhir”. But this movie was recorded as a flop on box office. Still Adah got mixed reviews for her performance. Her next film, “
Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke”, was again a flop and faced critical and financial failure.
In 2014, she made a debut in Telugu films with a romantic movie called “
Heart Attack”, and got greatly appreciated.The Same year she had a Bollywood release, “
Hasee Toh Phasee”, which also enjoyed great success. She also starred in “S/O Satyamurthy’ (Telugu), ‘
Rana Vikrama’ (Kannada), and ‘Subramanyam for Sale’ (Telugu), ‘
Her upcoming Bollywood films are ‘
Jagga Jasoos’ and ‘
She also marks her presence in a few ad films with Limca, Godrej no. 1, and Nokia (for Nokia 5233).