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Richa Chadha (Actor) – Age, Height, Weight, Career and More.



Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha is an actress that has made a name for herself, playing bold and eccentric characters. Her character choices range from subdued (Masaan) to playing powerful women on screen. Richa, beyond acting, is an activist at heart, fighting for causes that she believes in.

Chadda made her debut in 2012 with a supporting part in the noir gangster story Gangs of Wasseypur. She won a Filmfare award for her portrayal of a gangster’s aggressive and foul-mouthed wife.

In 2015, Chadda made her debut in a leading role with the Masaan.

Richa Chadha

Personal Information

Nick NameMs Fire, Richu
ProfessionActress, Model
Famous Role (s)“Bholi Punjaban” in Fukrey
Date of Birth18 December 1986
Age (as of 2022)36
BirthplaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion and CasteHinduism, Khatri
Zodiac SignCapricorn

Physical Stats of Richa Chadha

Height5’5″ or 165 cm
Weight60 kgs or 132 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-35
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Richa Chadha

Early Life and Family

She was born on 18 December 1986 in Amritsar, Punjab. Her father, Somesh Chadha, owns a management firm. Her mother, Kusum Lata Chadda, is a professor of political science at PGDAV College of Delhi University, who has authored two books.

She has 4 brothers Pranav Chadha (Musician), Anshuman Chadda, Trishabh Chadda, and Lokesh Chadda.

School – Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi

College – Sophia College, Mumbai; St. Stephen’s College, Delhi

Qualification – Bachelors in History; Post Graduate Diploma in Social Communications Media

Richa Chadha

Career of Richa Chadha

  • Chadda made her acting debut in a supporting role as Dolly in Dibakar Banerjee-directed 2008 film Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!.
  • She appeared in the 2010 comedy film Benny and Babloo as Fedora. Meanwhile, a Kannada movie in which she had acted, titled Nirdoshi, was released in 2010 after a delay of almost three years.
  • In 2012, she played a pivotal role in Anurag Kashyap’s crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1
  • She stated in an interview that this role as ‘Nagma Khatoon’ helped her get 11 film roles.
  • Chadda’s first release of 2013 came in the Mrighdeep Singh Lamba-directed film Fukrey, in which she portrayed a tough-talking female don Bholi Punjaban.
  • In 2017, Richa acted in an Indian web-series Inside Edge, playing the lead character of a struggling actress.
  • Chadda also worked for David Womark’s Indo-American production Love Sonia.
Richa Chadha

Relationships and More

In 2006, Chadha directed and wrote 20-minute documentary film called “Rooted in Hope.” In 2008, she participated in the “Gladrags Megamodel Contest.”

In May 2016, Chadda revealed in an interview to NDTV that she had suffered from bulimia (an eating disorder) for several years.

She has been in a relationship with Ali Fazal.

Richa Chadha

Facts about Richa Chadha

  1. She learned acting under Barry John.
  2. In 2021, she started her own film production company named Pushing Buttons Studios with her boyfriend Ali Fazal.
  3. Her family was the victim of Khalistan riots and had to migrate to New Delhi from Punjab.
  4. The story goes that her aunt ran a charitable school in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, for 20 years.
  5. Richa Chadha considers Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as her icon.
  6. Her family was the victim of Khalistan riots and had to migrate to New Delhi from Punjab.
  7. Her net worth is approx $1 Million- $5 Million.
  8. She charges around 30-35 lakhs per movie.
  9. She likes playing sports.

Richa Chadha