Bhumi Pednekar was born on 18 July 1989 in Mumbai, India, an Indian actress who mainly appears in Hindi films. After working as an assistant casting director at Yash Raj Films for six years, Pednekar made her film debut as an overweight bride in the company’s romantic comedy Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015), which earned her the best female title Earned a Filmfare Award.
Bhumi Pednekar Biography
|Debut Movie||Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)|
Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||In centimeters – 163 cm
In meters – 1.63 meters
Ft inch – 5 ‘4’ in
|Weight (approx.)||Kg – 60 Kg
In pounds – 132 pounds
|Date of Birth||18 July 1989|
|Age (in 2020)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Sister||Samiksha (Lawyer, Twin Sister)|
Boyfriend, Affairs, and More
Educational & Qualification
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai|
|College||Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication & Media Arts, Mumbai, University of Mumbai|
|Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)|
Bhumi Pednekar Favorite Things
|Favorite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Films||Raja Hindustani|
|Favorite Food||Chocolates, Missi Roti, Butter Chicken, Pizza, Bharta, Dal Makhni|
|Favorite Disney Character||Ariel|
|Favorite Travel Destination||Ibiza, Goa|
Source of Income Net Worth
|Net Worth||$ 1 million (approx. Like 2020)|
|Car Collection||Range Rover SUV|
Bhumi Pednekar Movies List:
- Man’s World
- Dum Laga Ke Haisha
- Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
- Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
- Lust Stories
- Saand Ki Aankh
- Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare
- Pati Patni Aur Woh
- Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Bhumi Pednekar Awards List:
- Screen Awards – Best Female Debut
- International Indian Film Academy Awards – Best Female Debut
- Filmfare Awards – Best Female Debut
- Stardust Awards – Superstar of Tomorrow – Female
- Zee Cine Awards – Best Female Debut
- Producers Guild Film Awards – Best Female Debut
Family, Caste, Husband & Boyfriend
Bhumi Pednekar’s father’s name is Satish, a former Maharashtra Home and Labor Minister and mother’s name are Sumitra, who worked as an anti-tobacco activist after her husband’s death from oral cancer. She is of Marathi and Haryanvi dynasty.
Bhumi Pednekar Educational Qualifications
He did his schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu, Mumbai. Her mother and father took a study loan for her to study acting at Whistling Woods International, but she was expelled due to poor attendance. Within a year and a half, she joined Yash Raj Films as an assistant film director and paid off her debt. She enrolled herself at the University of Mumbai to do a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.).
Career, Cinema, Awards
Bhumi joined Yash Raj Films as an assistant casting director. Bhumi served as an assistant casting director for six
Years before acting. Pednekar made his acting debut in Sharat Kataria’s romantic comedy Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015).
Acting alongside Ayushmann Khurrana, she played the role of Sandhya (an overweight woman). The same year, he starred in the web series Man’s World. Bhumi has worked in the Netflix film Lust Stories, in which she played a maid, in which she had an affair with her employer.
The Telegraph journalist Priyanka Roy wrote in 2019 that Pednekar specializes in playing the women of luck with a strong moral fiber who mostly come from small towns.
Bhumi Pednekar launched a campaign called Climate Warrior to raise awareness about environmental protection and global warming. He collaborated with MTV India for his Nishedh campaign, which aims to create awareness among youth about health issues including reproductive health.
Some lesser-known facts about Bhumi Pednekar:
- He is a big fan of football star Lionel Messi.
- Does Land Pednekar smoke ?: No
- Bhumi Pednekar launched a campaign called Climate Warrior to raise awareness about environmental protection and global warming.
- He was featured in the 30 Under 30 list of 2018 by Forbes India.
- Has Bhumi Pednekar drunk ?: No
- When he was asked by Yash Raj’s films to give a demo for “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, he had no idea that he was being tested for the film; He thought it was all about showcasing other actors about the role. She later gave around 100 auditions for the role.
- She comes from a mixture of cultures as her father is a Maharashtrian and mother a Haryanvi.
- Her Facebook and Twitter bio suggests that she aspires to be a ‘leader.
- For his role in Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Bhoomi weighed around 25 kg. After the film’s release, she later lost about 27 kg.
- He has seen Kamal Rashid Khan as a traitor to KRK almost 100 times.
- A few months before she turned 18, Bhumi came to know about a vacancy in Yash Raj Films. Encouraged by the idea of being around films and cinema, she applied for the post of director assistant casting director ‘without any second thought. He was eventually elected and served as an assistant casting director for six years, spending the subsequent 3 years under the tutelage of Shanu Sharma, YRF’s senior casting director.