18 December, 2021

Unknown Facts About Richa Chadha

Everyone is aware of Richa Chadha's exceptional acting talent. So, today we present you some unknown facts about her life.

By Rishabh Naudiyal

Impact of Sikh Riots on Richa Chadha's life

Richa Chadha was two years old when her entire family was forced to shift to Delhi from Amritsar during the 1984 Sikh riots. After which, she had completed her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya.

When Richa Chadha used to perform in plays

Richa Chadha had performed in plays touring in India and Pakistan. Later, she had also received special training under the world-famous theatre artist, Barry John.

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Before Richa Chadha became 'Bholi Punjaban'

Before making it big in Bollywood, Richa Chadha had worked as an intern with a men’s fashion magazine for some years. After which, she had tried her hands in theatre and modelling as well.

Richa Chadha was destined to be a star

During her struggling days in Mumbai, RIcha Chadha had attended numerous theatre workshops with Ranveer Singh, Kalki Koechlin and Gulshan Devaiah before any one of them had got famous.

Inspiring story behind Richa Chadha's acting debut

While interning with the men’s fashion magazine, Richa had approached Abhay Deol for an interview. But he had refused it. Later, she had made her acting debut with him in 'Oye Lucky Lucky Oye!'

Richa Chadha had suffered from eating disorder

Richa Chadha had once suffered from the life-threatening eating disorder, Bulimia Nersova for several years. Later, she had recovered after seeking professional help from a psychiatrist.

When Richa Chadha made the entire nation proud

In 2015, Richa Chadha had represented India at the 18th Marrakech International Film Festival in Morocco. The actress was elected as a part of a jury, headed by iconic director, Francis Ford Coppola.

Richa Chadha, perfumes and movies

Richa Chadha always wears a perfume that goes with her character in the film. For ‘Fukrey’, she had used Provocative Women and similarly had gone for a perfume named, Music, for her film, ‘Ram Leela’.

Richa Chadha's impressive secrets

Richa Chadha is also a trained Bharatanatyam Dancer. She also knows Tamil language very well and she can write and talk in Tamil quite fluently.

When Richa Chadha turned into a mermaid

In 2014, Richa Chadha had posed as a mermaid for an ad campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), encouraging everyone to go vegetarian and avoid eating fish and other animals.

Richa Chadha's accolades

It was in 2016, when Richa Chadha was in the 30 under 30 list of Forbes Magazine. Also, she was the actress on the cover of the world-famous magazine.

Richa Chadha's domination in Cannes Film Festival

Richa Chadha is the youngest Jury member from India for International Film Festivals. The actress had also gone to Cannes for 3 continuous years for competition and not just for the red carpet.

Richa Chadha's love life

Richa Chadha is in a steady relationship with actor, Ali Fazal. The lovely couple had met for the first time on the sets of their film, 'Fukey', and are reportedly all set to tie the knot in 2022.

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