Bhumi Pednekar is a famous Indian actress who started her career in acting with esteemed Yash Raj Films production ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ in the year 2015, wherein she played her leading character of an overweight girl. She was born on 18 July 1989 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Bhumi Pednekar has also performed in a television series named ‘Man’s World’ which spoke about some significant issues such as gender discrimination and has acted in movies like ‘Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’ (2017) and ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhan’ (2017). Let’s talk about some more interesting facts of her.
Bhumi Pednekar was born to a Haryanvi Mother, Sumitra Pednekar and a Maharashtrian Father, Late Satish Pednekar in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai and she completed her graduation from the University of Mumbai. She started working as an Assistant Casting Director for Yash Raj Films before getting into acting. Bhumi made her debut with the movie ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha‘ in 2015, where she had to play the role of an overweight girl. The Movie has been admired by the Indian viewers’ and it was a great hit on the box office with the final worldwide gross collection of ₹71.85 crores (US$10 million). The film (Dum Laga Ke Haisha) also won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.
Biography & Wiki
|Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Bhumi Pednekar|
|Date Of Birth||18 July 1989|
|Age (as in 2020)||31 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Cancer|
|Height in Centimeters||163 cm|
|Height in meters||1.63 m|
|Height in Inches||5′ 4″|
|Weight in Kilograms||60 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||132 lbs|
|Figure Measurement (approx)||34-28-36|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Family & Relatives|
|Father||Late Satish Pednekar|
|Affairs, Boyfriends and Marital Status|
|Education and School, College|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate (B. Com.)|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai|
|College/ University||Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication & Media Arts, Mumbai (She was expelled from the Institute owing to poor attendance)
University of Mumbai
|Debut||Film: Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)|
|Favorite Things and Like & Dislike|
|Favorite Actor(s)||Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Food||Missi Roti, Dal Makhni, Butter Chicken, Chocolate, Pizza, Bharta|
|Hobbies||Reading, Practising Yoga|
|Favorite Film||Raja Hindustani|
|Favorite Disney Character||Ariel (Disney Princess)
|Favorite Holiday Destination||Ibiza, Island in the Mediterranean Sea (Spain)|
|Favorite Director||Karan Johar|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Bhumi Pednekar has an awesome figure and she is 163 cm tall which is 5 feet 4 inches. She has a keen interest to maintain her body fitness her weight is 60 kg. Bhumi is very health conscious she always takes care of her looks and appearance. She visits the gym regularly and her figure measurement is 34-28-36 and she has attractive black hair and brown eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
Bhumi Pednekar was born in a multi-cultural family, to a Haryanvi Mother (Sumitra Pednekar), and Maharashtrian Father (Late Satish Pednekar). She has a sister and her name is Samiksha Pednekar and by profession she a is lawyer. There is no confirmation about her love life; however, she has been seen with Ayushmann Khurrana on multiple occasions. Indian people have considered this as a rumor.
Bhumi Pednekar started her professional journey as an Assistant Casting Director under Shanoo Sharma of Yashraj Films. Her debut film was ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ where she played the role of Sandhya Varma, an overweight woman and for the role she had to put on almost 30 kg. However, she has reduced 27 kg after the release of her film by practicing strict diet and workout routine.‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ was a great hit on the box office and she received many awards for her fantastic role in the movie. Thereafter, she has been seen in a web series by Y-Films called ‘Man’s World‘, which also featured actresses like Parineeti Chopra, Richa Chadha, and Kalki Koechlin and the plot was about important issues like Gender Discrimination and Women Empowerment.
Bhumi’s next box office hit was ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha‘ with her co-star Akshay Kumar. In this film, she played the role of a middle-class wife who left her husband after realizing that their house does not have proper sanitation. This movie was made in support of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan to spread awareness about keeping the Country clean. Recently she had been seen in her film Pati Patni Aur Woh and her upcoming (2020) movies are Durgavati, Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.
Bhumi Pednekar Filmography
|2014||Dum Laga Ke Haisha|
|2017||Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan|
|2019||Sonchiriya, Saand Ki Aankh, Bala, Pati Patni Aur Woh|
|2020||Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, Durgavati|
- 2016 – Filmfare Awards for Dum Laga Ke Haisha
- 2016 – Best female debut for Dum Laga Ke Haisha
- 2018 – Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards in the category of Best Actress for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Contact and Social Media Information
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Lesser Known Facts About Bhumi Pednekar
- Bhumi Pednekar does not smoke and drink alcohol.
- She lost 27 kg in weight after ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’.
- She has watched Kamaal R. Khan film Deshdrohi almost 100 times.
- Bhumi is a huge fan of football player Lionel Messi.
- She was an adult when she kissed for the first time. Though, she didn’t tell the exact age.
- Bhumi Pednekar’s teachers called her parents for complaining about her once she cheated on a test and was caught.