Evelyn Lakshmi Sharma is an Indian actress and also has her roots in Germany. She was born in
Frankfurt, Germany in 1986 to a German mother and an Indian father. She was a student of business
studies and became a model in the United Kingdom post which she decided to make a career in
Bollywood. Prior to that she also starred in a low key British movie.
Evelyin starred in her first Bollywood movie From Sydney with Love. However, she got more recognition
when she played a small part in the movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Dewani, starring
Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika
Padukone. The movie went on to become a blockbuster and her role also received some good reviews.
She starred in several item songs after that and went on to do a very different role in the movie Ishqedarriyaan which released in 2015. This was the first movie in which she played the solo lead. Her role
was that of a teacher who was collecting donations for her grandfather. However, her movie did not do
so well at the box office.
Evelyn has also worked in real estate back in Germany and is said to know eight languages including
Dutch, Thai and Tagalog of Philippines. She is also active in charity and works for the SOS Children Village