Do you remember Ishaan’s (Darsheel Safary’s) mother from Amir Khan’s ‘Taare Zameen Par’? Well that was Tisca Chopra, an Indian actress who is also an author and a film producer. The actress is undoubtedly talented along with being exceptionally gorgeous. She has been a part of the Indian film industry for more than 2 decades now. The actress has given many impressive performances in a variety of roles but is still underrated. Although Tisca Chopra hasn’t become a star celebrity over the years but the actress has fan base of her own. Today we’ll be exploring the life of this beautiful actress. From her personal life to her professional carrier and achievements, here’s all you need to know about Tisca Chopra.
Tisca Chopra Early Life
Born on October 13, 1975 to a humble family in Kasauli, Himanchal Pradesh, Tisca Chopra is a Punjabi by birth. Her sun sign is Scorpio. She did her schooling from Apeejay School in Noida. Her father S.C. Arora was the principal of her school. She is the grandniece of legendary writer Khuswant Singh. The actress did her graduation in English Literature from Hindu College of Delhi University. During her college days Tisca used to write for several publications. It was in her college days when she first started acting for an amateur theatre group and at college fests. After finishing college she moved to Mumbai. There she trained as a theatre actress with some of the greatest names in the field like Feroz Abbas Khan and Naseeruddin Shah. Tisca also has a brother named Mayur C. Chopra. Tisca’s original name was Priya which she changed after doing a few movies.
Tisca Chopra Husband & Personal Life
Tisca Chopra is married to Captain Sanjay Chopra who is a commercial pilot in Air India. The couple has a daughter named Tara. Tisca once accepted that she had dated actor Rohit Roy years back and was madly in love with the actor. On the other side, Rohit denies of ever dating the actress, saying that he was never aware of Tisca’s feelings. Now as she is married Tisca says that she is very much in love with her husband. She said that people can get attracted even after marriage but in her case she can’t find anyone better than her husband. Tisca follows Buddhism as her religion. The actress also works with many NGO’s in order to provide education and support to needy women.
Tisca Chopra Movies
In her more than two decades long carrier Tisca Chopra has appeared in a whole lot of movies and shows. The actress has appeared in about 45 movies in different languages like Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Punjabi. Throughout her carrier Tisca has worked with many renowned directors like Aamir Khan, Prakash Jha, Nagesh Kunukoor, Madhur Bhandarkar, Abhinav Dev and Anup Singh. Tisca Chopra made her debut against Ajay Devgan from the 1993 movie ‘Platform’. Since then the actress has given notable performances in many movies like ‘Firaaq’ in 2008, ‘Taare Zameen Par’ in 2007 which got nominated for the Academy Awards, ‘Dil to Baccha Hai Ji’ in 2011. Tisca Chopra was nominated for the Best Actress category in the 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival for her performance in ‘10ml Love’. The movie was an adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
Tisca Chopra gave remarkable performance in ‘Ankur Arora Murder Case’ in 2013. ‘Qissa’ with Irfan Khan came out the same year. The film travelled to more than 20 film festivals and was lauded everywhere. She was also a part of ‘Rahasya’ that came out in 2015. She also acted in the Marathi movie ‘Highway’. Other Tisca Chopra movies to remember are ‘Biscopewala’ in 2018, ‘The Hungry’ in 2017, ‘Ghayal Once Again’ in 2016, ‘OMG: Oh My God!’ in 2012 and ‘Taqdeerwala’ in 1995. Tisca has also been a part of two short films ‘Chutney’ in 2016 and ‘Chhuri’ in 2017. The actress won Filmfare Award for best actress for her performance in ‘Chutney’.
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Tisca Chopra Television Carrier
Tisca Chopra started her television carrier with the popular show ‘Star Bestsellers’. As Tisca had already starred in two popular films, she was widely recognized. The managed to work with some of the most popular show on T.V. like ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki’ on Star, ‘Astitvaa… Ek Prem Kahani’ on Zee TV and ‘Sarrkkar: Rishton ki Ankahee Kahani’ on Zee TV. Tisca also hosted some shows like ‘Main Hoon Na’ on Star News, ‘Prayshchit-Gunahon Ke Zakhm’. Her biggest television show was ‘24’ in which she played the wife of star actor Anil Kapoor. The show came out in 2013. It was a remake of American T.V. series ‘24’. The show aired on Colors TV. Presently Tisca Chopra is a part of Star’s ‘Maryam Khan Reporting Live’.
Tisca Chopra Achievements & Social Media Presence
Tisca Chopra has won and been nominated for many awards and honors throughout her carrier. The actress won Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in ‘Taare Zameen Par’. She was also honored with BIG Star Entertainment Award for Best Actor in a negative role for her work in ‘Rahasya’. Tisca had produced and co-written short film ‘Chutney’ for which she won Filmfare for Best Actress and Filmfare for Best Film in 2017.
Tisca Chopra is present on all major social media platforms and keeps posting update from her personal and professional life on there. She has 517K followers on Instagram and her Insta username is tiscaofficial. Her Facebook page @TiscaOfficial has more than 396K followers. Tisca Chopra’s Twitter handle is @tiscatime and she has 313K followers on Twitter.
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