Richa Chadda Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

richa chadda biography

Richa Chadda is a renowned Indian actress known for her work in Hindi films. She initially started her career with a small role in the comedy film Oye Lucky Lucky Oye, but it was her supporting role in the critically acclaimed gangster saga Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012 that brought her widespread recognition. Her portrayal of a fierce and outspoken gangster’s wife in the film earned her a prestigious Filmfare award. In 2015, Chadda took on her first leading role in the drama Masaan, further showcasing her versatility and talent as an actress. [1]


Richa Chadda Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 28 December 1988 / 34 Years (as in 2022)
Nick Name : Ms. Fire
Full Name : Richa Chadda
Birthplace / Home Town : Amritsar, Punjab, India / Delhi, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Capricorn
Religion : Hinduism / Khatri

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Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height :  165 Cm
Weight : 57 Kg
Body Measurement : 34-26-35
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black


Family and Relatives :

Father : Somesh Chadda
Mother : Kusum Chadda
Brother(s) : Pranav Chadda, Anshuman Chadda, Trishabh Chadda, Lokesh Chadda
Marital Status : Unmarried
Spouse / Husband : N/A
Affairs : Nikhil Dwivedi, Franck Gastambide, Ali Fazal


Education and Career :

Qualification : Bachelors in History
Post Graduate Diploma in Social Communications Media
School : Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi
College / Universities : St. Stephen’s College, Delhi ; Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai
Profession : Actress, Model
Debut Film / TV / Party : Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
Known For Bholi Punjaban in Fukrey
Net Worth : Rs 10 Cr (about)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

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Email / Contact : N/A
Address : Mumbai, India

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Richa Chadda Favorites :

Hobbies : Playing sports and listening music
Favorite Food : Biryani
Favorite Actor : Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Actress Kareena Kapoor
Favorite Perfume : Zara
Favorite Color : Red


Awards :

2015Best Actress (Critics) for “Gangs of Wasseypur” at Filmfare Awards  2013
Best Performance in a Comic Role for “Fukrey” at Screen Awards 2014
Editor’s Choice Performer of the Year for “Masaan” at Stardust Awards 2015


Some Known Facts About Richa Chadda :

  • Does Richa Chadda smoke?: No
  • Does Richa Chadda drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Richa Chadda embarked on her professional journey as a model, but eventually found her true passion in theater. She graced the stage with her captivating performances in various plays across India and Pakistan. It was under the guidance of the renowned theater director, Barry John, that she honed her skills and received invaluable training.
  • In 2006, Richa showcased her versatility by directing and writing a thought-provoking 20-minute documentary film titled “Rooted In Hope.” This project allowed her to explore her creativity and share her unique perspective with the world.
  • The year 2008 marked an exciting milestone for Richa as she participated in the prestigious “Gladrags Megamodel contest.” Her striking presence and undeniable talent caught the attention of many, further solidifying her position in the industry.
  • Before her acting career took off, Richa worked as a writer for a prominent magazine. During this time, she had the opportunity to interview Abhay Deol for his film “Ahista Ahista.” This experience not only showcased her writing prowess but also hinted at the promising acting career that awaited her.
  • In 2012, Richa’s exceptional performance in “Gangs of Wasseypur” earned her the esteemed Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. Her portrayal of “Nagma Khatoon” left a lasting impact on audiences and solidified her position as a talented and versatile actress.
  • Beyond her professional achievements, Richa is also known for her love of cats. She adores her two pet felines, Jugni and Kamli, who bring joy and companionship to her life.
  • In a recent development, Richa and her boyfriend Ali Fazal joined forces to establish their own film production company called Pushing Buttons Studios in 2021. This venture allows them to explore their creative vision and bring compelling stories to the screen.
  • Richa Chadha holds great admiration for Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, considering him as her icon. His contributions to society and his relentless fight for equality inspire her to make a difference in the world.


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