Bhumi Pednekar Biography
|Profession||Actress, Casting Assistant|
|Famous for||Sandhya Character in “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”|
|Debut||Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)|
|Date of birth||18-Jul-89|
|Age (as in 2018)||29 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Reading, Practising Yoga|
|Height||In centimeters- 163cm |
In meters- 1.63m
In feet inches- 5’4″
|Weight||In kilograms- 60Kg |
In pounds- 132lbs
|Sister||Samiksha (Twin-sister, Lawyer)|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai|
|College||Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication & Media Arts, Mumbai.|
University of Mumbai (B.Com)
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Bharta, Butter Chicken, Missi Roti, Dal Makhni, Chocolates|
|Favorite Actor||Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Movie||Raja Hindustani|
|Favorite Disney Character||Ariel|
|Favorite Player||Lionel Messi|
|2015||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Sandhya Varma||–|
|2015||Man’s World||Unnamed||Web series|
|2017||Toilet: Ek Prem Katha||Jaya Joshi||–|
|2017||Shubh Mangal Saavdhan||Sugandha Joshi||–|
|2018||Lust Stories||Sudha||Zoya Akhtar’s segment|
|2019||Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare||Kitty||Post Production|
|2019||Saand Ki Aankh||TBA||Filming|
|2020||Pati Patni Aur Woh||Manjari||Pre Production|
Awards & Nominations
|2016||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Filmfare Awards||Best Female Debut||Won|
|2016||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Producers Guild Film Awards||Best Female Debut||Won|
|2016||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Screen Awards||Best Female Debut||Won|
|2016||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Zee Cine Awards||Best Female Debut||Won|
|2016||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Stardust Awards||Superstar of Tomorrow – Female||Won|
|2016||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Role – Female||Won|
|2016||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Female Debut||Won|
|2018||Toilet: Ek Prem Katha||Zee Cine Awards||Best Actor – Female (Viewer’s Choice)||Nominated|
|2018||Toilet: Ek Prem Katha||–||Best Actor – Female (Jury’s Choice)||Nominated|
|2018||Toilet: Ek Prem Katha||Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2018||Shubh Mangal Saavdhan||Screen Awards||Best Actor – Female (Popular)||Nominated|
|2018||Shubh Mangal Saavdhan||Films of India Online Awards||Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
|2018||Shubh Mangal Saavdhan||Filmfare Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2018||Shubh Mangal Saavdhan||News18 Reel Movie Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2018||Shubh Mangal Saavdhan||International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2018||N/A||Lokmat Most Stylish Awards||Most Stylish Rising Star||Won|
Bhumi Pednekar 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.
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 Pednekar 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.
Some 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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