With back-to-back stunners like NH10, Phillauri and Pari – Anushka Sharma has proved her incredible acting skills a balance between bringing in path-breaking content in form of movies as well as producing films under her production house, Clean Slate Films, which marked its debut with NH10 in 2015 – for which, she will be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018.

Anushka Sharma stepped into the film industry with a Shah Rukh Khan blockbuster Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi back in 2008 and her career in Bollywood took an unbelievable upsurge. Within 10 years of joining the film industry, Anushka is known to choose out-of-the-box films like Phillauri, Pari, Bombay Velvet and PK to count just a few. For all these acting and production achievements, the 29-year-old Bollywood actress has made herself an image of an actor who comes up with ground breaking and genre-defining movies. Be it a thriller, be it a romantic love story or be it a horror film – Anushka has acted in all films, pitching for a wide spectrum of content to entertain her audience.

But besides her acting achievements, at the age of 25, when she was at the peak of her career as a superstar, she became the youngest producer ever with a commitment to quality and desire to make entertaining cinema that pushed the content envelope. Anushka picks unusual and experimental stories and produces them under her production house, Clean Slate Films – which had marked its debut film NH10 in 2015. The debut film NH10 received a huge applause from critics and movie buffs – helping her brother Karnesh Sharma, began their production journey with the hugely successful film.

Marking all the acting as well a production achievements at a very young age, Anushka Sharma s being widely revered for breaking new grounds as a film producer, along with her brother Karnesh Sharma. Recognising Anushka’s efforts and success in the film and production industry and promoting content-driven or experimental cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation has decided to honour her contribution by honouring with an award. Anushka will receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for 2018 for her efforts in backing clutter-breaking content which has become genre-defining success stories.