Bhumi Pednekar Age, Biography, Wiki, Affairs, Family, Movies, Images

Bhumi Pednekar is an Indian film actress. She has become famous for her overweight bride role in the romantic comedy Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Bhumi Pednekar Biography

NameBhumi Pednekar
Nick NameBhumi
ProfessionActress, Casting Assistant
Famous forSandhya Character in “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”
DebutDum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
ControversiesNot known

Personal Info

Date of birth18-Jul-89
Age (as in 2018)29 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac SignCancer
CasteNot known
HobbiesReading, Practising Yoga

Physical Appearance

HeightIn centimeters- 163cm
In meters- 1.63m
In feet inches- 5’4″
WeightIn kilograms- 60Kg
In pounds- 132lbs
Body Measurements34-28-36
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown

Family Details

FatherLate Satish
SisterSamiksha (Twin-sister, Lawyer)


Bhumi is celebrated her 31 birthday on 18th July 2020. She posted her birthday images on Instagram and captioned as

As I turn a year older, all I can think of is how fortunate & grateful I am. To be surrounded by such love and support. To have such incredible people in my life. To be able to follow my passion and have a job that I love. To have the love the audiences give me. To be able to give back and work towards making this world a better place. To have the means to protect the ones I love. I am so grateful for everything.
With everything happening around us, am so so overwhelmed by the love that everyone has shown… Thank you so much ❤️gratitude #thankyou

Educational Qualification

SchoolArya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai
CollegeWhistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication & Media Arts, Mumbai.
University of Mumbai (B.Com)
Educational QualificationBachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

Relationship Stats

Marital StatusUnmarried
Boyfriend/AffairsNot known


Favorite FoodPizza, Bharta, Butter Chicken, Missi Roti, Dal Makhni, Chocolates
Favorite ColorRed
Favorite ActorSalman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite ActressPriyanka Chopra
Favorite MovieRaja Hindustani
Favorite Disney CharacterAriel
Favorite DestinationIbiza
Favorite SportFootball
Favorite PlayerLionel Messi
Bhumi Pednekar


2015Dum Laga Ke HaishaSandhya Varma
2015Man’s WorldUnnamedWeb series
2017Toilet: Ek Prem KathaJaya Joshi
2017Shubh Mangal SaavdhanSugandha Joshi
2018Lust StoriesSudhaZoya Akhtar’s segment
2019SonchiriyaIndumati Tomar
2019 Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte SitareKittyPost Production
2019Saand Ki Aankh TBAFilming
2020Pati Patni Aur Woh ManjariPre Production

Awards & Nominations

2016Dum Laga Ke HaishaFilmfare AwardsWon
2016Dum Laga Ke HaishaProducers Guild Film AwardsWon
2016Dum Laga Ke HaishaScreen AwardsWon
2016Dum Laga Ke HaishaZee Cine AwardsWon
2016Dum Laga Ke HaishaStardust AwardsWon
2016Dum Laga Ke HaishaBIG Star Entertainment AwardsWon
2016Dum Laga Ke HaishaInternational Indian Film Academy AwardsWon
2018Toilet: Ek Prem KathaZee Cine AwardsNominated
2018Toilet: Ek Prem KathaNominated
2018Toilet: Ek Prem KathaDadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation AwardsWon
2018Shubh Mangal SaavdhanScreen AwardsNominated
2018Shubh Mangal SaavdhanFilms of India Online AwardsNominated
2018Shubh Mangal SaavdhanFilmfare AwardsNominated
2018Shubh Mangal SaavdhanNews18 Reel Movie AwardsNominated
2018Shubh Mangal SaavdhanInternational Indian Film Academy AwardsNominated
2018N/ALokmat Most Stylish AwardsWon
Bhumi Pednekar

Bhumi is a famous Indian Film Actress and Assistant Casting director. She made her movie debut as an actress in a Bollywood movie “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” in 2015.

Her performance in the film won the hearts of the audience. She has also won various awards such as Film fare Award for Best Female Debut, Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, and more.

Initially, she started her career as an Assistant Casting director for several years with Shanoo Sharma of reputed Yash Raj Films. Bhumi Pednekar was born on 18 July 1989 in Mumbai, India. She is 29 years old as in 2019.

She was born into a Hindu family. Her father is Late Satish Pednekar is a Maharashtrian and mother is Sumitra Pednekar is a Haryanvi. Bhumi has a twin sister, Samiksha Pednekar, who is a Lawyer.

She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir School in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She obtained her graduation in Communication & Media Arts in Mumbai. She was dismissed from the institute due to poor attendance.

Later, she got herself registered in the University of Mumbai to pursue the Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com). She dreamt to become an actress since she was 12 years old.

She came to know about the vacancy at Yash Raj Films, at the age of 18. She was excited by the thought of being around the films and industry. She has applied for the post of “Assistant Casting Director” without any second thought.

Bhumi Pednekar

Initially, she was rejected but, later Bhumi was called to join and serve as an assistant casting director at Yash Raj Films. She has eventually worked over there for six years, spending the latter 3 years under the tutelage of Shanoo Sharma, who was the senior casting director of Yash Raj Films.

She has begun her acting career in 2015 with the Bollywood romantic comedy film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”. Her performance in the movie as Sandhya Varma won the heart of many viewers and also nominated for six awards.

After the success of her debut, she signed a two-film deal with the YRF Company as an actress and rose to prominence as a headstrong woman in the comedy-dramas “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” which was released in the year 2017.

In the same year, her movie “Shubh Mangal Savdhan” was also released, both of the films reached the major commercial successes. She has been achieved 6 awards including BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Film fare Award, Producers Guild Film Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Screen Awards, Stardust Awards, and International Film Academy Awards.

Bhumi managed to lose 21 Kgs weight in just 4 months by making easily adaptable changes to her lifestyle. Her weight loss diet plan is slow and steady and minus restrictions. She advised every woman to maintain her diet with several tips.

Lesser Known Facts about Bhumi Pednekar

  • Does Bhumi Pednekar smoke? Not known
  • Does Bhumi Pednekar drink alcohol? Not known
  • She comes from a mixture of culture as her father is a Maharashtrian and mother a Haryanvi
  • For her role in Dum Laga Ke Haisha, she gained around 25 kg of weight. Post the film’s release, she lost around 27 kg
  • She started her career in the film industry as an assistant casting director at Yash Raj Films
  • She has seen Kamal Rashid Khan’s movie “Deshdrohi” around 100 times
  • She is a huge fan of football player Lionel Messi

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