Nushrratt Bharuccha is an Indian film actress. She was born on 17 May 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She completed her schooling from Leelawati Podar High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Jai Hind College, Mumbai. 

Her father, Tanveer Bharucha is a businessman and her mother, Tasneem Bharucha is a homemaker. 

Nushrratt’s favourites

Nushrratt’s hobbies are reading, dancing, watching movies and travelling.

She likes to eat Chicken Biryani, Mutton and ice cream.

Her favourite actors are Ranbeer Kapoor, Salman Khan, Kajol and Vidya Balan. 

She likes the film ‘Jane Bhi Do Yaaro’.

Her favourite books are ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and ‘The White Tiger’ by Arvind Adiga. 

Her favourite colours are grey, green and brown.

She admires the movies by directors Imtiaz Ali and Vishal Bhardwaj.

Interesting facts about Nushrratt

As a child, she used to actively participate in plays during her school days.

She made her first stage performance at the age of 4 as ‘Ms. Hawaii’ in the annual school festival.

While she was pursuing her graduation, she started working as a scout in a talent management firm. At the same time, she was offered a role in the serial ‘Kitty Party’. 

The working environment of the show was unethical, and she was harassed during filming because of which Nushrratt left the show.

She participated in theatre performances for a few years.

Nushrratt started her career with an advertisement with actress Asin.

After completing her graduation, Nushrratt decided to pursue a career as an actress in films.

Nushrratt's debut

In the year 2016, she was first seen in a film called ‘Jai Santoshi Maa’ in the role of ‘Mahima’.

Some of her popular Bollywood films include Love Sex Aur Dhoka (2010), Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011), Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018), Marjaavaan (2019), Chhalaang (2020) and Chhorii (2021).

Nushrratt has been featured on the covers of various magazines like ‘FHM India,’ ‘Exhibit,’ ‘Femina Brides’ and ‘Travel + Leisure’.

She has walked the ramp for fashion shows like ‘Bombay Times Fashion Week’ and ‘IFFD India Runway Week’.

In the year 2019, Nushrratt featured in Guru Randhawa's Punjabi song ‘Ishq Tere’.

She was a non-vegetarian, she turned vegan during the shooting of the film ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’. 

Nushrratt considers Nawazuddin Siddiqui as her inspiration.

She once shared in an interview that her community did not consider acting as a good profession, so during her early days in the industry she face opposition from her extended family.

She was raised in a conservative as well as a liberal environment.

Nushrratt is a fitness enthusiast, and she does gym and yoga regularly.

She is very fond of animals and has a pet cat whose pictures she often shares on her social media account.

In 2020, she changed the spelling of her name from Nushrat Bharucha to Nushrratt Bharuccha.


In 2015, she was awarded Big Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Comedy Role (Female) for the film Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2’.

The same year, she received the ‘Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Award’ for Best Actress in a Comedy Role in the film ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’. 

She was awarded the ‘Lions Gold Award’ in the year 2015. 

She received ‘Giospa AsiaSpa Award for the Rising Star of India in the year 2018.

In the year 2018, she was awarded the ‘Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Award’ for her negative role in the film ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’. 

Nushrratt’s latest releases

In 2023, Nushrratt was seen in the movies ‘Selfiee’, ‘Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar’ and ‘Akelli’.