Richa Chadda is a film and theater actress. She made her debut with a critically acclaimed performance in Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! where she made her appearance as Dolly. She is best known for her fiery portrayal of the character of Nagma in Gangs of Wasseypur and Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2, a film based on the Wasseypur District of Jharkhand, India.
Richa Chadda was born and brought up in Delhi. After completing her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, she graduated with a Bachelors in History from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. Chadda later went on to get a PG Diploma in Social Communication Media from Sophia College, Mumbai.
She began her career as a model and then she moved to theater. She has performed plays touring in India and Pakistan. Later, she also received her training under Barry John. She is also well known for her dancing performances.
Richa has acted in the critically acclaimed movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! as the character of Dolly, both the movie and her role were well appreciated. She was cast by Anurag Kashyap for his movie Gangs of Wasseypur and Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2 wherein she played the important character of Nagma Khatoon. In the movie she has matured from 16 years to 60 years of age. She is next starring in the movie Tamanchey wherein she plays a glamorous role of an outlaw gangster girl.