Chadda is a Indian film and theatre 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 – Part 1 and Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2, films based on the Wasseypur District of Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.
Richa Chadda was born and brought up in New Delhi, India. Her father owns a management firm and her mother is a renowned professor at Delhi University, who authored two books and also works with Gandhi Smriti. 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.