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Richa Sharma (Actress)

Richa Sharma was born in Mumbai in 1963. She was an Indian actress who acted in Bollywood movies. She was discovered by Dev Anand. Richa Sharma made her Bollywood debut in 1985 with Hum Naujawan (1985) alongside Dev Anand and Bunty Behl. Her second film was Insaaf Ki Awaaz(1986). Rekha and Anil Kapoor co-starred in this film. She also acted in a Hindi movie Anubhav along with the co-actor Shekhar Suman. Richa met Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, at a rehab in 1982.

Sanjay Dutt and Richa Sharma got into a turbulent relationship and they shared great chemistry in their real life. Later they married in 1987 in New York. They subsequently had a child, Trishala Dutt, born in 1988. But just two months after Trishala’s birth, Richa was diagnosed with cancer and the couple separated. Trishala lives with her maternal grandparents in the USA. Richa Sharma was later diagnosed with a brain tumor and died in 1996 in New York.

Sanjay Dutt and Richa Sharma
Sanjay Dutt and Richa Sharma



Name: Richa Sharma
Another name: Richa Sanjay Dutt
Born: 1963
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Birth Place: Mumbai, India
Died: 1996, New York City, New York, United States
Profession: Actress
Citizenship: Indian
Language: Hindi


  • Spouse: Sanjay Dutt (m. October 12, 1987–1996)
  • Children: Trishala Dutt



  • Hum Naujawan (1985)
  • Anubhav (1986)
  • Insaaf Ki Awaaz (1986)
  • Aag Hi Aag (1987)
  • Sadak Chaap (1987)

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