Richa Chadda – an actress of her own


Richa Chadda is well known actress in Hindi cinema her role in Gangs of Wasseypur was her major breakthrough where her role as a bellicose and extremely foul tongued wife of gangster earned her a film fare award.
She is one of the actresses who shared her health problems with others as she revealed in an interview that she suffered from bulimia an eating disorder for several years and that she had recovered after seeking professional help from clinical psychiatrist.
It is a good step to come out and revealed because of her story other can get help.  Richa started writing now and to make her debut as a writer in the film with a comedy.
For those who follow the amazingly talented Richa Chadha on social media would know that apart from having a strong voice, the actress also has a unique individual sense of humour. Not many know that Richa is funny not just in real life but also in her real life. She has shown her versatility with every film she has worked on and continues to do so.  She is an actor, comedian, producer, author and now soon going to make a debut as a writer for a film she will be producing next year.
Richa has done quite a few things within the comedy space. She made her debut on TV with a comedy reality show on TLC called Queens of Comedy, and not just that she even made her stand up stage debut a few weeks back and succeeded at it. Now her next release, Fukrey Returns is she brings back her role as Bholi Punjaban. Furthering her association with comedy, she is now all set to pen down a comedy script which she’s working on currently. Richa was encouraged by her colleagues and friends to take up writing and now she’s all set to make a debut next year with her first script which we hear she herself will be producing.
When asked Richa she said,” Comedy is my new favourite genre. Of course, I will continue to do all kinds of films, but I enjoy comic roles as they don’t take a toll on you and your well-being. Especially a film like Fukrey, where the cast comprises of friends is sheer pleasure. I made some new friends on Queens of Comedy earlier on as well. I am hoping to develop a comic script too.”
In a recent interview, Richa Chadha, who is working in Sudhir Mishra’s ‘Dasdev’, said that each actor should work with the director once in their lifetime. “I feel each actor should once work with Sudhir Mishra in his or her life because you get to learn a lot from him,” Richa said on Monday at her 32nd birthday celebration, in Mumbai.
The actress, who is currently enjoying the success of her latest release ‘Fukrey Returns’, said that she loves her character Paro in ‘Dasdev’. I think ‘Dasdev’ is one of his best film so I am really excited for it. I did film like ‘Fukrey Returns’ which was commercial film but ‘Dasdev’ comes under very serious, political satire and drama zone. “I really hope that film get appreciated by the audience,” said Richa.
Talking about her professional journey in 2017, Richa said that the year has been good for her. “I feel as an actor, we go through lots of ups and down in our career so we should be normal as much as possible, even though, I am very happy right now because I worked in many films which has received critical acclaim but the commercial success of ‘Fukrey Returns’ is something else,” she said.
Talking about her future projects, Richa said that her three films are releasing in the first quarter of 2018. Added Richa, “I think after many years, audience will able to see Mumbai’s authentic chawl representation through our film, just like we used to have in popular television soaps like ‘Nukkad’ or ‘Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi’ which were slice of life stories but in our film, there is thrill element as well.”
“It is directed by Arjun Mukherjee and will get release on February 16. After that, there is an international project named ‘Love Sonia’ and after that, Sudhir Msihra’s ‘Dasdev’ will be released.” ‘Fukrey Returns’ has raked in as much as Rs. 64.50 crore in just ten days of its release with Sunday’s collection being Rs. 6.75 crore.
She was born on 18 December 1986 to a Punjabi Hindu father and a Bihari mother. Her father owns a management firm and her mother is a professor at PGDAV College of Delhi University, who has authored two books and also works with Gandhi Smriti.
Chadda was brought up in Delhi, India. After completing her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in 2002, she took a Diploma in Social Communication Media from Sophia College, Mumbai.
Chadda began her career as a model and then she moved to theatre. She has performed plays touring in India and Pakistan. Later, she also received her training under Barry John.