Bhumi Pednekar born on 18 July 1989 (Age: 31 Years, as in 2020) in Mumbai, Maharastra, India is 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 Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Family, Caste, Husband / Boyfriend
Bhumi Pednekar father’s name is Satish, was a former home and labour minister of Maharashtra and mother’s name is Sumitra, worked as an anti-tobacco activist after the death of her husband from oral cancer. She is of Marathi and Haryanvi descent.
She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu, Mumbai. Her parents took out 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 the loan. She got herself enrolled in the University of Mumbai to pursue a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.).
Career, Movies, Awards
Bhumi joined as an assistant casting director at Yash Raj Films. Bhumi served as the assistant casting director for six
years before venturing into acting.
Pednekar made her acting debut with Sharat Katariya’s romantic comedy Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015). Starring opposite Ayushmann Khurrana, she played the role of Sandhya (an overweight woman).In the same year, she featured in the web series Man’s World. Bhumi has also acted in the Netflix movie Lust Stories in which she played a maid who had an affair with her employer.
The journalist Priyanka Roy of The Telegraph wrote in 2019 that Pednekar specialises in playing women of fortitude with a strong moral fibre mostly hailing from small towns.
Bhumi Pednekar began a campaign named Climate Warrior to raise awareness on environmental protection and global warming. She teamed with MTV India for their Nishedh campaign, which aims to create awareness about health issues, including reproductive health, among the youth.
- Dum Laga Ke Haisha
- Man’s World
- Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
- Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
- Lust Stories
- Saand Ki Aankh
- Pati Patni Aur Woh
- Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
- Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare
- Filmfare Awards – Best Female Debut
- Producers Guild Film Awards – Best Female Debut
- Screen Awards – Best Female Debut
- Zee Cine Awards – Best Female Debut
- Stardust Awards – Superstar of Tomorrow – Female
- BIG Star Entertainment Awards – Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Role – Female
- International Indian Film Academy Awards – Best Female Debut
Physical Appearance, Net Worth, Car collection
- Birthday:- 18 July 1989
- Age:- 31 Years (as in 2020)
- Height:- 163 cm, 5 feet 4 Inch
- Weight:- 60 Kg
- Figure Measurement:- 34-28-36
- Net Worth:- $ 1Million (approx, as in 2020) RepublicWorld
- Car Collection:- Range Rover SUV RepublicWorld
Wiki / Biography
|Debut Movie||Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– 163 cm|
meters– 1.63 m
feet inches– 5 feet 4 Inch
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 60 Kg|
|Date of Birth||18 July 1989|
|Birth Palace||Mumbai, Maharastra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharastra, India|
|Residence/House||Mumbai, Maharastra, India|
|Age||31 Years (as in 2020)|
|Star Sign/Zodiac Sign||Cancer|
|Educational & Qualification|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai|
|College/University||University of Mumbai|
Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication and Media Arts, Mumbai
|Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com)|
|Relationships & More|
|Husband / Affairs(Boyfriend)||Not Known|
|Siblings|| Sister– Samiksha (Lawyer, Twin Sister)|
Brother– Not Known
|Favourite Actor||Salman Khan, Aamir Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra|
|Favourite Food||Butter Chicken, Dal Makhni, Pizza, Missi Roti|
|Favourite Films||Raja Hindustan|
|Favourite Holiday Destination||Goa|
|Source of Income & Net Worth and Car Collection|
|Net worth||$ 1Million (approx, as in 2020) RepublicWorld|
|Car Collection||Range Rover SUV RepublicWorld|
Some Facts about
- In preparation for the role of Sandhya in Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015), Pednekar gained close to 12 kg,
- She was featured by Forbes India in their 30 Under 30 list of 2018.
- Her parents took out 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 the loan.
- She teamed with MTV India for their Nishedh campaign, which aims to create awareness about health issues, including reproductive health, among the youth.
- Bhumi Pednekar began a campaign named Climate Warrior to raise awareness on environmental protection and global warming.