Pallavi Sharda

Biography

Pallavi Sharda is an international film and theatre actress and classical Indian (Bharatha Natyam) dancer. Her film credits include Oscar nominated film 'Lion' (2016), Bollywood films 'Begum Jaan' (2017) and 'Hawaizaada' (2015) and comedy Australian film 'Save Your Legs'. She joins the lead cast in the highly anticipated ABC drama Pulse (2017). Having trained in the classical dance form of Bharatha Natyam since the age of three, movement is a large part of her performing arts repertoire, particularly her free form fusion dance style which she showcases in her live performances. Pallavi is the first Australian to break into Bollywood and become a leading lady in the Indian film industry. She is also one the first Indian origin Australian actresses to foray into the mainstream Australian film industry and has been a pioneer in the realm of multicultural representation on Australian screens. She is cultural ambassador when it comes to India-Australia relations, having curated Indian content in Australia for festivals such as White Night, MIFF and Oz Fest Australia. In 2015 she was the figurehead of Melbourne's prestigious cultural festival "Moomba". Pallavi's debut TV series 'Pulse' airs in late 2017.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Begum Jaan April 14, 2017