Contemporary Actress Tisca Chopra
Tisca Chopra is a contemporary actress in the Indian films, theatre and television. Known as a highly skilled actress, her big break in films came viaTaare Zameen Par (2007), which won her awards and accolades including a National Award, a Filmfare and a V Shantaram Award nominations. She followed it up with the award winning Firaaq (2008). She subsequently featured in films like Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, 404 & “10ml Love” that gave her a fresh batch of commercial and critical acclaim. The grand niece of Khushwant Singh, Tisca also has a flair for writing. Her book, a hitchhikers guide to the Indian Film Industry, is due to be out in 2013. Also known for her sartorial choices and sense of style, Tisca is often on the best dressed lists in India.
Tisca Chopra born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh into a family of educationists. She graduated from Apeejay School, Noida, where her father was principal of her school. Later she studied English Literature at Hindu College, University of Delhi, she also started working actively with amateur theatre in the college. While still at college, she started writing for several publications and also acting in plays for an amateur theatre group and college festivals. After finishing her education, she moved to Mumbai, and trained in acting with theatre gurus Feroz Abbas Khan and Naseeruddin Shah.