35 Facts About Amrita Rao


Amrita Rao is an Indian actress and a former model who is known primarily for her work in Hindi films.

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Amrita Rao subsequently appeared in successful films including the romantic dramas Ishq Vishk, Main Hoon Na, Vivah and comedy thriller Masti eventually being "Bollywood's quintessential girl-next-door".

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Amrita Rao is the recipient of one IIFA Award and two Stardust Awards.

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Amrita Rao made her debut in Telugu films with the action-romance Athidhi.

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Amrita Rao then appeared in the National Award winning film Jolly LLB.

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Amrita Rao appeared as the Judge on the reality show, Perfect Bride in 2009.

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Amrita Rao made her TV acting debut with the show Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai in 2016.

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Amrita Rao studied at Canossa Girls School, Andheri then to Sophia College to pursue a graduate degree in Psychology but dropped out to pursue a modeling career.

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Amrita Rao has a younger sister Preetika Rao, who is an actress.

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In 2002, Amrita Rao played her first leading role as Anjali Thapar in Raj Kanwar's fantasy thriller Ab Ke Baras alongside debutante Aarya Babbar.

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Amrita Rao next starred alongside Ajay Devgn in the biographical period film The Legend of Bhagat Singh.

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In May 2003, Amrita Rao starred in the coming-of-age romance film Ishq Vishk opposite Shahid Kapoor, in her first of several collaborations with him, as a college student.

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Amrita Rao's portrayal earned her Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year for Star Debut of the Year,.

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Amrita Rao next had a supporting role in the Farah Khan action comedy Main Hoon Na, where she co-starred alongside Shah Rukh Khan, Suniel Shetty, Sushmita Sen, and Zayed Khan.

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Amrita Rao had a minor role named Radhika, Akshaye Khanna's love interest.

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Critical response to the film was negative, although Amrita Rao garnered acclaim for her performance as a school teacher.

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That same year, Amrita Rao took the lead role in the John Matthew Matthan drama Shikhar, in which she portrayed Madhvi.

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Amrita Rao then appeared in the 2006 comedy Pyare Mohan, a film loosely based on the 1989 American film See No Evil, Hear No Evil, and her second collaboration with Vivek Oberoi.

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The movie received mixed reviews from critics; Rajeev Masand wrote, "Amrita Rao hit career lows, producing the low-fashion chemistry".

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Amrita Rao was cast alongside Mahesh Babu in the 2007 Telugu action film Athidhi.

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Amrita Rao received mostly positive reviews, with critics praising the chemistry between Rao and Mahesh Babu.

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Amrita Rao has proved that she could be yet another native girl of Tollywood.

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Amrita Rao had two major releases in 2008: drama My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves opposite newcomer Nikhil Dwivedi, and Shyam Benegal's comedy film Welcome to Sajjanpur.

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Amrita Rao made her debut as a Judge with the 2009 television show Perfect Bride.

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Amrita Rao Judged the show alongside Shekhar Suman and Malaika Arora.

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Amrita Rao next starred with Harman Baweja in the 2009 film Victory.

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That same year, Amrita Rao took on the lead role in Neeraj Vora's comedy-drama Short Kut: The Con is On opposite Akshaye Khanna, produced by Anil Kapoor.

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In later years, Amrita Rao made special appearances in comedy-drama Heyy Babyy, romantic-comedy Life Partner, and science fiction romance Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai.

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In 2013, Amrita Rao starred in the national award-winning, courtroom, comedy-drama Jolly LLB.

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Amrita Rao played the lead role of Sandhya, the girlfriend of Arshad Warsi's character.

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Namrata Joshi of Outlook said, "Amrita Rao plays a role that feels like something she has already done, all the emotional support".

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Amrita Rao played the role of Sumitra, the daughter-in-law of Amitabh Bachchan's character.

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Amrita Rao played the role of Meena Thackeray, wife of Balasaheb Thackeray.

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Amrita Rao married her boyfriend, Anmol, a Radio Jockey after seven years of dating on 15 May 2016 in Mumbai.

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Amrita Rao has been part of many successful films and is often termed as "Bollywood's quintessential girl-next-door".

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