Swara Bhaskar Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Full NameSwara Bhaskar Chitrapu ProfessionActress Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm in meters- 1.65 m in feet inches- 5’ 5” Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth9 April 1988 Age (as in 2019)31 Years BirthplaceDelhi, India Zodiac signAries NationalityIndian HometownDelhi, India SchoolSardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi College/Universities• Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Educational Qualification(s)• B.A. in English Literature • M.A. in Sociology DebutFilm: Madholal Keep Walking (2009, English)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Swara Bhaskar
Does Swara Bhaskar smoke?: No
Does Swara Bhaskar drink alcohol?: Yes
Swara was born into a multicultural family; as her father is a Telugu and mother, a Bihari.
Swara Bhaskar’s childhood pic with her brother
Her father, Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar, is a Columnist, and a retired Commodore in the Indian Navy, who is counted amongst the preeminent experts and critics in Indian security and strategic affairs.
Swara Bhaskar’s father Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar
Actress Minissha Lamba was her classmate in school.
Since her college days, she has always been very pro-active about her stands on social issues.
Swara Bhaskar protesting at JNU during her college days
She has been fond of dancing since the age of 7 and is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer from Guru Leela Samson.
She started her acting career as a theatre artist in N.K. Sharma’s ‘Act One’ theater group in Delhi.
In 2008, she shifted to Mumbai to pursue her career in Bollywood, and after a lot of auditions, she got a film called ‘Niyati’ directed by Pravesh Bhardwaj, but it got shelved. Luckily through some connections, she got a role in the English-Indian film ‘Madholal Keep Walking’ (2009), but someone barely saw it.
She first got noticed in the film ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ (2011), where she played the role of “Payal”, Kangana Ranaut’s best friend, which was widely appreciated by the critics and public.
Her breakthrough role came with the film ‘Raanjhanaa’ (2013), where she played the role of Banarasi girl “Bindiya,” who has had a crush on Dhanush‘s character “Kundan” since childhood.
She has been friends with Sonam Kapoor since the making of ‘Raanjhanaa.’
Swara Bhaskar and Sonam Kapoor
In 2015, she went to Pakistan as a guest in a TV comedy show called ‘Mazaaq Raat.’
Once, she gifted a sturdy, vintage box to Salman Khan to put his paints and brushes.
She is an avid animal lover and has 3 cats- Kulfi, Utpaati, and Atom. She loves feeding stray cats and dogs.
Swara Bhaskar, an animal lover
Earlier she was a non-vegetarian, but in 2016, she turned vegetarian as she considers it the best detox.
Her dream is to play Indira Gandhi in her biopic.
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