Richa Chadda is a leading actress in Bollywood, who is regarded for playing glamorous, comedy as well as serious roles with perfection, which makes her one of the most versatile leading ladies of the present time.
Net Worth: $ 1 million
Income Sources: Richa Chadda has acted in a number of movies, besides appearing in television commercials for several leading brands such as Cadbury Dairy Milk, Tata Sky, Archies Gallery and Minute Maid.
Born: 28th December, 1988 (26 years old)
Marital Status: Single. There were rumors about her involvement with actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Nikhil Dwivedi.
Height/Weight: 5 feet 5 inches, 58 kg
Richa Chadda was born in Amritsar, Punjab and hails from a Punjabi family, though her mother is Bihari by ethnicity. She was raised in Delhi, where her father ran a management firm and her mother taught as a professor in PGDAV College. She did her schooling from Sardar patel Vidyalaya and completed her graduation in history from the prestigious St Stephen’s College. Later, Richa joined Sophia College in Mumbai to pursue a post graduate diploma in Social Communication Media. Besides her theater and film career, Richa has been an active supporter of animals rights organization, PETA, modeling in its ads to support vegetarianism. She has also been a part of Lakme Fashion Week. Richa has proved that one need not have a Godfather in the industry, but can attain success with sheer talent, hard work and dedication.
Richa Chadda started her career as a model and later joined a theater group, which performed in India and Pakistan. She also trained under Barry John to polish her acting skills. Her Bllywoood debut came in 2008 with a Dibakar Banerjee movie called “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!”, which brought her rave reviews for an outstanding performance. Her position in the industry was reinforced by the 2010 comedy film “Benny and Babloo”, in which she delivered yet another brilliant performance. But it was the Anurag Kashyap movie “Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1”, which brought real recognition for the actress. The film was screened at the 65th Cannes Film Festival and Richa received huge applause for the movie. She was repeated in the sequel of the movie “Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2” and won Filmfare Critics Award for the Best Actress as well as nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie. Then, she tried her hand at comedy with the 2013 film “Fukey” and was fabulous at that too. She was also acclaimed for her brilliant portrayal of a supporting character in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali epic film “Ramleela-Goliyon ki Rasleela”, which also earned her a nomination for the Best Supporting Actress category at the IIFA Awards. Richa Chadda has been a part of an international venture too, working with ace director Mira Nair in Mexican-American movie called “Words with Gods”, which was screened at the 71st Venice International Film festival. Richa Chadda has come up as one of the most promising stars in Bollywood and there are a lot of expectations from the actress to do a great job in the coming years.