Richa Chadha

Actor and producer, who has garnered accolades and recognition for enacting unconventional characters with flair and prowess


Richa Chadha is an actress, producer and political activist whose brilliant performances left the audiences impressed. She made her debut  in the comedy film ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’, but her breakthrough came in 2012 with her role in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’

She acted in Anurag Kashyap’s crime drama ‘Gangs of Wasseypur-Part1’, her portrayal of the feisty and bold Nagma garnered immense praise and established her as a promising talent in the industry.The film even premiered at the 65th Cannes Film Festival. She reprised her role as Nagma Khatoon in the sequel ‘Gangs of Wasseypur-Part 2’ too.

In 2016, she appeared as a journalist in the social-drama ‘Chalk n Duster’ and later, appeared in ‘Sarbjit’, a biographical-drama film based upon the life of Sarabjit Singh, alongside Aishwarya Rai and Randeep Hooda.

She has acted in an Indian web-series ‘Inside Edge’, playing the lead character of a struggling actress. Her role as Bholi Punjaban in ‘Fukrey’ and ‘Fukrey Returns’ was highly appreciated by the audience. 

She also worked for David Womark's Indo-American production ‘Love Sonia’. The film had its world premiere at the ‘London Indian Film Festival’ in  June 2018.

In 2021, she started her own film production company named Pushing Buttons Studios with Ali Fazal and her upcoming movie is ‘Fukrey 3’ releasing in 2023.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Richa was honoured with ‘Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award’ in 2020 for her significant contribution to Indian cinema. 

She was awarded the ‘Filmfare Critics Award for ‘Best Actress’ in 2013 for ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ and ‘Stardust Award for Performer of the Year’ in 2015.

Why Richa Chadha ?

Richa is a perfect example of beauty with brains, her immense dedication and acting performances in the movies, theater and web series make her among the top actresses in recent times. She is known for taking on unconventional and challenging roles that push boundaries and explore societal issues. She has been vocal about social and political issues, using her platform to raise awareness and advocate for change. Apart from her work in mainstream cinema, Richa has also been involved in independent and international films, expanding her repertoire and showcasing her versatility as an actress.

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