Richa Chadda 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. She made her debut with a critically acclaimed performance in Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! in 2008.
She was cast by Anurag Kashyap for his movies Gangs of Wasseypur ? Part 1 and Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2 wherein she plays the pivotal character of Nagma Khatoon in the narrative. In the movie, she matured from 16 to 60 years of age. She got the name "Ms. Fire" for her spirited portrayal in the epic movie. This performance was well appreciated by the Critics. The movie was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012 and the entire cast was present at the event.