Birth: 01-11-1979 , Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

Tisca Chopra, is an Indian film actress, most known for her role in Taare Zameen Par (2007). After finishing her education, she moved to Mumbai, and trained in acting with theatre gurus Feroz Abbas Khan and Naseeruddin Shah. She made her acting debut at the age of three, in a play. And her film debut with Platform (1993), cast opposite Ajay Devgan.

 

She polished her acting skills in theatre in Mumbai and soon her work was seen in plays like, Feroz Abbas Khan's Mahatma vs Gandhi, All The Best, Salesman Ramlal and Inshah Allah. Next she shifted to television, where her performance in Television short films like Ek Shaam Ki Mulaquat and Hum Saath Saath Hain Kya? It got her talent noticed & led to leading parts in a popular hit show, Balaji Telefilms' Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, followed by Love marriage (Zee TV) and Sarrkkar: Risshton Ki Ankahi Kahani (Zee TV). She hosted a consumer grievances show on TV called Main Hoon Na.

 

In 2007, she appeared in the much acclaimed Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth) with Aamir Khan. Next she acted in Nandita Das's directorial debut, Firaaq (2008). She also worked in the comedy film, 'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji' directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. Her film "10 ml Love" reunited her with the producer of "Ek Shaam Ki Mulaquat" which was also a comedy.

 

A popular face with advertisers, she's one of the most stylish actors around. Tisca is currently endorsing a skin care brand and a DTH cable service. She is the new face of 'Volini', a muscle relaxant. She starts work on a new play and also a new Indo-Danish film later this year. She's working on developing a script that she plans to produce.

 

Tisca judged a Reality show by Star News called Star Anchor Hunt. Tisca's married to Air India pilot, Capt Sanjay Chopra. She is a practicing Buddhist and works with several NGOs, supporting education and Women's rights. She also works with the National Knowledge Commission (NKC), a high level advisory body to the Prime Minister of India, working for educational reforms pan India. Tisca has hosted the National Bravery Awards 2009, the Rajiv Gandhi National Awards 2008 and also a Quiz show on National Geographic Channel for the TERI, called Terraquiz. Tisca's recently signed a book deal with an International publishing giant for a book on the Indian Film Industry.