Richa Pallod is a renowned Indian model and actress who has made significant contributions to the Indian film industry. The Bollywood Actress she has predominantly appeared in Hindi films, but her talent transcends linguistic barriers as she has also been featured in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam language films.
Early Life and Upbringing
Born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Richa Pallod embarked on her journey in the entertainment industry at a young age. She made her entry into films with minor roles as a child artiste in the films Lamhe (1991) and Pardes (1997).
At the tender age of 16, she started modelling and has since featured in over five hundred commercials. She also appeared in Falguni Pathak’s music videos “Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi” and “Piya Se Mil Ke Aaye Nain”.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Richa Pallod|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as) (list)||Richa Palod, Richa Palot|
|Date of Birth||30 August 1980|
|Age (as of 2023)||42 years|
|Birthplace||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Hobbies and Interests||Dancing, traveling, reading|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Instagram, Twitter|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Richa Pallod|
|IMDb Profile link||Richa Pallod|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||34-26-34 inches|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)|
|Weight in kg, lbs||55 kg (121 lbs)|
|Hairstyle||Medium length, wavy or straight|
|Distinctive Features||High cheekbones, dimpled smile|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Richa Pallod leads a private life away from the limelight. She married Himanshu Bajaj around 2011, and they welcomed their son in 2013.
|Spouse – Husband||Himansu Bajaj|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Himansu Bajaj|
|Significant Relationships||Tarun Kumar (co-star in Nuvve Kavali)|
Rise to Stardom
Richa Pallod’s breakthrough came with her award-winning role in Nuvve Kavali (2000), her first film in Telugu. The film, which portrayed love between two childhood friends in college, became a huge commercial success and won favourable reviews.
Her performance was so convincing that it was hard to believe she was a debutant.
Debut Film – Nuvve Kavali
Successful Film – Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein
Career, Awards, and Achievements
Richa Pallod’s career is adorned with several notable performances. Her most notable Hindi film includes Yash Raj Films’ Neal ‘n’ Nikki (2005). Her roles in Tamil films Shahjahan (2001) and Unakkum Enakkum (2006) are also noteworthy.
Her performance in Nuvve Kavali won her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu.
|Profession(s)||Actress, Model, Voice Artist|
|Debut Film||Lamhe (1991) as a child artiste|
|Notable Roles||Nuvve Kavali (2000), Shahjahan (2001), Unakkum Enakkum (2006), Neal ‘n’ Nikki (2005)|
|Recent Films – New Movies||Daddy Cool (2009), Kadhal Kalvan (2014), Love Khichdi (2009)|
|Popular Television Series||Yeh Meri Life Hai (2004-2005), Kuchh Is Tara (2007-2008), Ladies Special (2019-2020)|
|Awards and Achievements||Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu for Nuvve Kavali (2000), Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut for Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein (2002), Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress for Nuvve Kavali (2000)|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Colgate, Ponds, Fair & Lovely, Cadbury’s, Sunsilk, LG, Coca-Cola, etc.|
|Training and Education||N/A|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Nuvve Kavali (2000), Shahjahan (2001), Unakkum Enakkum (2006)|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||Nuvve Kavali (2000), Daddy Cool (2009)|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 7.5 crore ($1 million)|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 5.5 crore ($1 million)|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 4.5 crore ($0.5 million)|
|Sponsorship Deals||Colgate, Ponds, Fair & Lovely, Cadbury’s, Sunsilk, LG, Coca-Cola, etc|
|Investments||31 FORTUITY INVESTMENTS PRIVATE LIMITED.|
|Real Estate Holdings||N/A|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||N/A|
|Cars Collection||Audi 8, BMW|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Chiranjeevi,|
|Favorite Actress||Sri Devi, Jaya Prada|
|Favorite Music Bands||Chakri|
|Favorite Color||Pin, Black, White, Red|
|Favorite Food||Hyderabadi Biryani|
|Things s/he like||Acting, modeling, voice acting|
|Things s/he dislike||Poor public relations and lack of promotion|
Top 5 Best Films – Richa Pallod
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
|Neal ‘n’ Nikki||2005||Sweety|
|Daddy Cool||2009||Annie Simon|
Controversies – Richa Pallod
As of my knowledge up to 2021, there are no major controversies associated with Richa Pallod.
Interesting Facts – Richa Pallod
- Richa Pallod started her career in the film industry as a child artiste.
- She began modelling at the age of 16.
- She has featured in over five hundred commercials.
- She has appeared in music videos of popular singer Falguni Pathak.
- Her debut film in Telugu, Nuvve Kavali, was a huge commercial success.
- She claimed that poor public relations and lack of promotion led to her disappearance from films before returning in 2009.
Richa Pallod’s journey in the Indian film industry is a testament to her talent and versatility. Her contributions to various regional cinemas in India have left an indelible mark, making her a truly multifaceted talent in the Indian film industry.