In 2006, German Model Evelyn Sharma made her film debut in Hollywood (at the age of 17) playing the role of a snobby girl in the action-adventure comedy film ‘Turn Left’. Few years later, in 2012, she made her debut in Hindi films and played the role of Lubaina Snyder in the romance comedy film ‘From Sydney with Love’. The following year, she was seen as one of the lead characters of the romance comedy drama film ‘Nautanki Saala’ and had supporting roles in the musical romance drama ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and the romance drama ‘Issaq’. Her performance in these films received positive reviews with her role of Lara (alongside Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor) in Ayan Mukerji’s blockbuster ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ becoming her breakthrough role. The movie has an IMDB rating of 7.2/10.
In 2014, Evelyn Sharma had two film releases – Divya Khosla Kumar’s directed romance drama ‘Yaariyan’ and David Dhawan directed action-comedy romance ‘Main Tera Hero’. The former film, wherein she portrayed the role of Janet D'souza, generally received negative reviews from critics but became a box office success. The year 2015 saw her playing lead roles in two Hindi films, the comedy drama ‘Kuch Kuch Locha Hai’ and the romance film ‘Ishqedarriyaan’. The same year, she also made a special appearance in a Punjabi language movie ‘Gaddar: The Traitor’. In 2017, she did yet another special appearance in the Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer Hindi film ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’.
Since 2018, she has played the lead role in the family comedy film ‘Jack and Dil’ (2018) and had supporting roles in action-comedy drama ‘Bhaiaji Superhit’ (2018) and the action thriller film ‘Saaho’ (2019). The latter film was her debut in Telugu film industry. Additionally, she also did an item song in the Hindi film ‘Kissebaaz’ and made a special appearance as herself in the song ‘Jigliya’ in the psychological thriller film ‘X Ray: The Inner Image’ (both 2019).
Apart from films, she has appeared in a couple of music videos too. Moreover, she also became a part of the successful travel show ‘Life Mein Ek Baar’, presented and co-produced the English television miniseries ‘Upcycle your Garden’ (2020) and has hosted a podcast series ‘Love Matters with Evelyn Sharma’ (2021).