* Natasha Bharadwaj receives an IMDb STARmeter award in the “Breakout” category, as determined by IMDbPro data on the page views of the more than 200 million monthly IMDb visitors worldwide
* Previous IMDb “Breakout” STARmeter Award Recipients Include Brie Larson, John David Washington,
* Bill Skarsgård, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Nicholas Braun, and Anya Chalotra
Today, IMDb (www.imdb.com), the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV, and celebrity content, presented an IMDb “Breakout” STARmeter Award to Mumbai Diaries 26/11 star Natasha Bharadwaj. IMDb STARmeter Awards recognize the stars who are fan favorites on the IMDbPro STARmeter rankings, which chart the page views of the more than 200 million monthly visitors to IMDb worldwide.
Natasha Bharadwaj recently surged on the IMDbPro STARmeter chart, fueled by her role as Dr. Diya Parekh on the hit Amazon Prime Video series Mumbai Diaries 26/11. First delighting audiences as a contestant on India’s Next Superstars, Bharadwaj went on to join the cast of MX Player’s Pawan & Pooja as title character Pooja. Mumbai Diaries 26/11, a medical drama following hospital workers during the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is currently trending as one of the top web series in India and has an IMDb user rating of 8.8/10 as of October 6, 2021.
“Thank you so much to all the fans who made this award possible because you visited IMDb and IMDbPro to learn more about my work and the incredible projects I’ve been so fortunate to be a part of,” said Bharadwaj. “Playing Dr. Diya Parekh in Mumbai Diaries 26/11 has been the role of a lifetime. I’ve grown up in a medical environment—my mother is a doctor—[and] I feel blessed to have gotten this opportunity and responsibility to portray a doctor. I want to extend my thanks to all the healthcare heroes working so hard to take care of us all, especially during the pandemic.”
“Entertainment fans and professionals around the world are turning to IMDb and IMDbPro to learn more about Natasha Bharadwaj following her breakout performance in this year’s Mumbai Diaries 26/11,” said Yaminie Patodia, head of IMDb India. “We congratulate Natasha as our newest recipient of an IMDb STARmeter Award and as one of the entertainment industry’s most promising stars on the rise.”
Bharadwaj also shared, “Some of the Indian actors, actresses, [and] filmmakers who have inspired me and my career include Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Imtiaz Ali, Ranveer Singh, [and] Zoya Akhtar, to name a few. I often look them up on their IMDb pages to learn more about their upcoming projects.”
IMDb users can add the TV series and films from Bharadwaj’s IMDb filmography, as well as other titles, to their IMDb Watchlist at https://www.imdb.com/watchlist.
Previous IMDb STARmeter Award recipients include Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Peter Dinklage, Mindy Kaling, Regé-Jean Page, Alexander Skarsgård, Riz Ahmed, Eiza González, and Olivia Wilde. Learn more about IMDb STARmeter Awards at www.imdb.com/starmeterawards.
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