Anushka Sharma turns 32 today and the successful superstar and entrepreneur opened up about how she believed in herself right from when she started out as a model at a super young age of 15! Her rise and rise in Bollywood is an inspiration to many given she made a huge mark in the industry despite being a total outsider with no industry connections! The superstar, who is also the youngest woman producer of Bollywood having started Clean Slate Films when she was just 25, considers her father Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma to be her greatest teacher.
Today as she turns a year older she shared of perseverance and honesty which helped her lead her life and achieve greater heights in her career. “Perseverance comes naturally to me. It’s not something that you have to be hard on yourself for, it leads you. Honestly, life leads you! I can vouch for it! Life has lead me to where I am you know. Sometimes, you just put your head down and follow the road life takes you on,” says Anushka.
Talking about schooling in Army Public School and her father she said, “I went to Army Public School in Bangalore and I have had some really good teachers there and I was very close to them and they have had a very lasting impression in my mind and my principal also. But my dad taught me some invaluable lessons.”
Anushka says, “He would drop me to school and he would have these conversations with me because the journey was a little bit long. He would just tell me one thing and it has had such a lasting impression in my mind and in my personality and the way I deal with challenges in life. It’s really been extremely special. The thing that he told me was no matter what situation you are in, no matter how bad the situation is, always do the right thing and pray to god that you know what is the right thing to do is at that moment.” ALSO READ: Happy Birthday Anushka Sharma: Brother Karnesh Sharma Wishes The Actress With Some Adorable Unseen Clicks
The actress adds, “I think that’s something that stuck with me cause I was so young and I really look up to my father. He is a very wise man and he has had a huge impression on my life. So, when he said that to me it really stuck with me. ALSO READ: Amazon Original Series Paatal Lok: Anushka Sharma Unveils First Look Of Her Production's Debut Web Show And It's Intriguing AF
Anushka says this advice helped her when she started out as a model at a very young age! “I started working when I was so young. It was important for me to know all this because, at the age of 14-15 when you are taking decisions for yourself and your career, it’s really hard. That’s what’s gave me clarity. That’s what I did and I think that’s something that has always stood out for me,” she says.
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