Rising Star


Find out more about Anurita Jha, the talented actress who’s making waves after her performance in Gangs of Wassepur

Born in Bihar and raised in Delhi, Anurita decided to follow her dreams and move to the city of Mumbai. Anurita’s presence was felt in the modelling hunt after she won Channel V’s model hunt ‘Get Gorgeous 6’ and dazzled on the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week and Will’s India Fashion Week. After bagging a role in Anurag Kashyap’s critical and commercial success Gangs of Wasseypur, Anurita proved she’s more than just a pretty face. She was able to meet the demands of the roles, especially the accent she was required to speak in as Anurita was born in Bihar. Anurita’s character plays a pivotal role in Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2, where her character shines in the ensemble. From modelling to theatre and films, Anurita is living the fantasy of many aspiring stars. Her talent and determination have fuelled her success and enabled her to make the difficult transition from modelling to acting with ease. 

Fun Picks

Current favourite song: I womania from Gangs of Wasseypur
Favourite fragrance: Light Blue from D&G and Chanel No 5
In-bag essentials: Money (obviously),Clinique moisturiser, FCUK body splash, MAC lip balm and my inhaler (as I’m asthmatic)
You can’t seem to get enough of: Bags, shoes and lip balms, I have so many that I haven’t even used!
Dream role: Natalie Portman in Black Swan
Favourite cuisine: Indian and Thai
Favourite movie: Gangs of Wasseypur 1 and 2, Chandni Bar, Socha na tha, Hazaroan khwaise aise, Breakfast at Tiffany’s
One celebrity you’d love to meet: Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt
Dream date: Not thought if it yet
Your sense of fashion : I believe in ‘I am what I am’. I style myself according to my mood, but I always keep it classy
An unforgettable experience: Driving an Audi car at the speed of 220. All my friends thought it’s their last day! (laughs)
Dream holiday destination : Bora Bora islands
Latest obsession: Putting different nail paints as have always been very carefree
Biggest Fear: Fear myself, nothing else
One thing you can’t stand: Hypocrisy
Your philosophy: Faith in almighty god, focus, hardwork and patience


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