Tisca Chopra

About Tisca Chopra

Who is it?: Actress, Writer, Producer
Birth Day: November 01, 1973
Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alma mater: Hindu College, University of Delhi
Occupation: Actress, Author and Producer
Spouse(s): Capt. Sanjay Chopra
Children: 1

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Tisca Chopra was bornon November 01, 1973, is Actress, Writer, Producer. Tisca Chopra's vibrant personality and her burning passion to excel is evident in the unusual choices she has made in her life and work. She is known for her clutter breaking roles and has chosen to be part of stories that she believes need telling. She has acted in over 45 feature films in different languages with many eminent directors like Aamir Khan, Prakash Jha, Madhur Bhandarkar, Abhinay Deo, Sharat Katariya and Anup Singh. 'Taare Zameen Par', her best known feature film, was India's official entry to the Academy Awards. It also won her Filmfare and other top nominations. Another feature film, Qissa, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2013, and won the prestigious NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film. The film has traveled to over 20 festivals, winning over almost all top awards and much appreciation from audiences and critics. Tisca did her Bachelors in Literature from University of Delhi and worked extensively in theatre. She has honed her craft with Naseeruddin Shah & theatre director Feroz Khan. Her performance in the Pulitzer Award winning play, 'Dinner With Friends', that deals with the state of the modern marriage, was a runaway hit in India, South East Asia & the Middle East, garnering praise from both, critics and audiences. A practicing Buddhist, she consistently works on issues especially those of gender equality, the girl child and the environment. She has worked with Sam Pitroda on the National Knowledge Commission, to help with revamping the education system and rote learning. Her book Acting Smart (Harper Collins), is a best seller and is being translated into Hindi. Tisca has been nominated at the New York Indian Film Festival for Best Actress for her work in '10Ml Love', a film based on A Mid Summer Night's Dream. Her intense performance in the Indian adaptation of the American series '24', was much lauded and made her a household name. The series won Best Ensemble Cast. She's been on the Jury of the prestigious MAMI (Mumbai Academy Of Moving Images) film festival. She has started work on a film script and has just finished with producing her first film, a short, Chutney under her company "The Eastern Way", which got her 2 Filmfare awards in the category of Best Actor (Female) & Best Film (Fiction). Her upcoming projects are 'Bioscopewala', '3Dev' & 'The Hungry' (which is based on the Shakespeare play "Titus Andronicus"). One of the most beautiful and stylish actresses, Tisca is often on best dressed list and a favorite with advertisers, endorsing brands like Tanishq, Titan Eye Wear, Olay, Horlicks, Marks & Spencers, Godrej, Bajaj Motors and Kellogs. Tisca Chopra is the grand-niece of prominent Indian writer Khushwant Singh. She is married to Capt. Sanjay Chopra who is a pilot with Air India. They have one daughter and live in Mumbai.
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Biography/Timeline

1929

She is grand niece of famous Writer Khushwant Singh, her great great uncle and Kushwant's father Sobha Singh, was a witness for prosecution in the 1929 Assembly Bomb Case, in which he identified and testified against Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt after they threw bombs at the Delhi assembly in 1929, subsequently, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were sentenced to death for their role in the assassination of Saunders.

2013

For 10ml Love, which is based on Shakespearean play Mid Summer Night's Dream, Tisca was nominated for Best Actress at the 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival. Her film Ankur Arora Murder Case written and produced by Vikram Bhatt released in May 2013. Her other notable films are Anup Singh's Qissa with Irrfan Khan released in 2013 has travelled to over 20 festivals, winning over almost all top awards and much appreciation from audiences and critics and Rahasya by UVI Film Production Pvt. Ltd. She has worked in the Marathi film Highway with Umesh Kulkarni and Hindi and Tamil remakes of Marathi film Kaksparsh directed by Mahesh Manjrekar.

2018

Starting her Television stint with the immensely popular short film format called Star Bestsellers, Tisca starred in two popular films, ‘Ek Shaam Ki Mulaqat’ and ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain Kya?’. This paved the way for leading parts in a popular show, Balaji Telefilms' ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’(Star TV), ‘Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani (Zee TV)’ and ‘Sarrkkar: Risshton Ki Ankahi Kahani (Zee TV)’.She hosted a consumer grievances show on (Star News) called Main Hoon Na. Tisca hosted Prayschit - Gunahon Ke Zakhm on Sony Entertainment Television (India) where she got a chance to reveal the transformation that Criminals go though after or during their prison sentence; the show has generated high TRP ratings. She recently starred in 24, a remake of the popular American series of the same name, produced by Anil Kapoor Films, directed by Abhinay Deo, which was premiered on Colors. Her intense performance was much lauded and made her a household name. The series won Best Ensemble Cast.