Richa Chadda is a known Indian actress works in the Hindi-film industry. She started her career with a model in the early days but then shifted her entire focus on theater and performed in various plays nationally and internationally. Earlier in Bollywood, her acting debut role was a supporting role in the movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye. She played several supporting roles in numerous Bollywood movies before her breakthrough. In 2012, she performed the supporting role of the belligerent wife of a gangster in the much-acclaimed film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’.
Richa Chadda was born in Patna, Bihar, India on the 18th of December 1986. Her father Somesh Chadda owns a management firm while her mother, Kusum Chadda is a professor. During her early life in Delhi, Richa Chadda completed her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in the year 2002. Afterward, she earned a degree in Social Communication Media from Delhi based St. Stephen’s College.
Chadda is also known as a nickname of ‘Miss Fire’. After education, Chadda wanted to pursue her career in the modeling industry but due to vast interest in theater, she moved her direction. Besides, Richa Chadda worked in various plays in India and Pakistan, later she spent enough time in training by Barry John.
For her debut supporting the role of Dolly in the movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Chadda was described as ‘revelation’ by the host at CNN-IBN. She then performed her excellent acting skills in the comedy movie Benny and Babloo in 2010 as Fedora. Meanwhile, Chadda acted in a Kannada movie ‘Nirdoshi’. In 2012, Chadda was cast by renowned director Anurag Kashyap for his crime drama series of film named Gangs of Wasseypur 1 & 2 in which she played a critical role for which she was highly acclaimed.
The series of the film has become her identity to be recognized as a super-talented actress. After this, her Bollywood career has taken off as she continues to perform phenomenally in various commended movies such as ‘Fukrey’, ‘Main Aur Charles’, and ‘Sarbjit’.
The character of Bholi Punjaban in Mrighdeep Singh directed comedy movie Fukrey gave her a chance to brighten her acting skills and get immense accolades in mainstream cinema. Even the sequel of the same film was the biggest hit and Chadda was once again highly admired for her outstanding performance. Next, she appeared in a supporting role for the drama movie ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Her role as Rasila in the movie was incredibly praised and she successfully earned great recognition.
In 2014, the Navneet Behal directed ‘Tamanchey’ was her next appearance in the role of Babu, a criminal. Richa Chadda has also worked in a Mexican-American anthology movie Words with Gods, directed by Mira Nair and 9 other directors. She played the role of Meghna in the segment called God Room; the film was screened in the competition happened to be at the 71st Venice International Film Festival.
Chadda performed various prestigious roles in highly praised movies; Masaan was the most special movie which won 2 awards at the Cannes Film Festival 2015. Apart from movies, Richa Chadda also acted in web-series named ‘Inside Edge’ along with star cast Angad Bedi, Vivek Oberoi, and others. She even appeared in a television show called 24, Chadda is connected to many brands and worked as a brand ambassador. Chadda has also done various advertisements and ad campaigns for Peta, Virgin Mobile Tata Sky, etc.
This Punjabi beauty has earned various awards and nominations for her truly mesmerizing appearance and hard-core acting in movies. Richa Chadda earned the ‘Best Actress’ Filmfare award for striking performance in the movie ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. She has even got nominated for the best-supporting actress by Screen awards, Stardust awards and Zee Cine awards. In 2014, she won an award in the category ‘Best Performance in a Comic Role’ for movie Fukrey. She also received the ‘Editor’s Choice Performer of the Year’ award for the movie ‘Masaan’ in 2015.
|Richa Chadda Bio|
|Full Name||Richa Chadda|
|Date of Birth||28th December 1988|
|Age (as of 2020)||31 years old|
|Birthplace||Amritsar, Punjab, India|
|Richa Chadda Education|
|Qualification||Bachelors in History, Postgraduate Diploma in Social Communications Media|
|School||Sardar Patel, Vidyalaya, New Delhi|
|College||St. Stephen College, Delhi, India|
|University||Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai|
|Richa Chadda Family|
|Ex-Boyfriends||Ali Fazal (Actor)
Nikhil Dwivedi (Actor)
Franck Gastambide (Actor)
|Richa Chadda Physical Statistics|
|Weight ( Pounds)||126 lbs|
|Weight ( KG )||57 Kg|
|Height (Meter)||1.65 m|
|Height (Feet)||5'5 Inches|
|Chest Size||34 Inches|
|Waist Size||26 Inches|
|Hip Size||35 Inches|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
|Richa Chadda Career & Net Worth|
|Debut TV Series/Movie||Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye (2008)|
|Upcoming Movies||Saction 375
|Richa Chadda Favorite Things|
|Favorite Actress||Kareena Kapoor|
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Hobbies||Music & Sports|
|Richa Chadda Social Media|