Bhumi Pednekar is a Bollywood actress who mainly works in Hindi films. She loves experimenting on her characters. She is among the few Bollywood celebrities with 100 % success rate. After working for 6 years as an assistant casting director, she debut with the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha. She has worked in many films like Toilet :Ek Prem Katha (2017) Sonchiriya (2019), Bala (2019). She won 2 Filmfare awards for her debut film and another one for Saand Ki Aankh.
Let’s talk about actress Bhumi Pednekar Biography, Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Parents and sister, Education, career, lifestyle, Net worth, Unknown facts about Bhumi, many more
Bhumi Pednekar Biography / Wiki
She was born on 18th july, 1989 to Hindu Bramhin family. Her father is a Maharashtrian where her mother is a Haryanvi. She is a Mumbaikar (born and brought up in Mumbai).
|Full Name||Bhumi Pednekar|
|Nick Name||Not known|
|Age (As per 2020)||31 Years|
|Date Of Birth||18th july, 1989|
|Home town||Mumbai , Maharashtra|
|Profession/Occupation||Actress & Model|
Bhumi Pednekar Age in 2020
She is now 31 Years old
Bhumi Pednekar Height in feet
her height in feet – 5’4”
|Height (Approximate)||in feet 5’4”|
|Weight (Approximate)||60 kgs|
|Body Measurement (Approximate)||34-28-36 (Bust- Waist – Hips)|
Family & Caste
Bhumi lost her father at a very young age. Her father was a Former Home and Labour Minster of Maharashtra where her mother worked as a Anti-Tobacco Activist. Her sister Samiksha is a lawyer, who works in a reputed law firm.
|Father Name||Late. Satish Pednekar|
|Mother Name||Sumitra Pednekar|
|Sister Name||Samiksha Pednekar|
Relationship and Affair
Bhumi is being single for a long time. It is rumoured to be dating Jackky Bhagnani. Both the actors completely rubbished the news. Bhumi confronted that she is not seeing anybody and she would never keep a secret about her relationship status.
|Boyfriend Name||Jackky Bhagnani|
Net Worth, House & Car
Bhumi has a luxurious life, She lives in her Mumbai’s flat with her mother and sister. Her primary source of income is from her films and endorsements. Her Net Worth is around 8.5 million. She uses a Land Rover Range Rover car for her daily uses.
Salary and Income
She charges around Rs. 2-3 Cr (approx) for each film.
|Favorite food||Butter Chicken, Butter Naan, Dal Makhni|
|Favorite Actor||Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Rani Mukherjee, Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Singer||Not Known|
|Favorite Footballer||Lionel Messi|
|Favorite Dialogue||“Sex to bola nhi jata apse, mai khak karungi” from Subh Mangal Savdhan.|
|Favorite Film||Rang De Basanti|
|Favorite Song||Moh Moh Ke dhaage, Jiya Jale|
|Favorite Destination||Goa, Ibiza|
Career and Education
Bhumi was a bright student from her childhood days. Not only in her academics but she was equally good in her co-curriculars too. Bhumi was also a part of Subhash Ghai’s Acting School.
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir ,Juhu|
|College||University Of Mumbai|
After her father’s demise, she started working at a young age of 17. She worked as a casting director under Yashraj Films. In 2015, she was offered the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha. The story is about an overweight girl Sandhya. Her debut film won 6 awards including Filmfare, Zee Cine Awards and many more. She worked in some popular movies like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Bala and Saand Ki Aankh.
Bhumi in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
After 2 years, she was seen playing the role of “Jaya” in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha(2017). Jaya is a well education girl who falls in love with keshav (akshay kumar ). The couple put their marriage life at stake to make aware their surrounding people about the importance of having a toilet.
Bhumi Pednekar in Bala
In 2019 film Bala, she plays the role of “Latika Tomar” a browned skinned skinned girl. The story highlights the colourism, and certain beauty standard the society has set.
Bhumi Pednekar in Saand Ki Aankh
In Saand Ki Aankh (2019) she portrays the role of Chandro Tomar, woman in her 60’s. chandro and Prakashi were sharpshooter who belongs to a backward family. But the help of their coach, they participated in various competitions breaking certain societal norms.
She tries to make films, which people can relate to. Her main focus is to put up social issues. She won 2 awards including Filmfare and Screen Awards.
Awards & Achievements
Bhumi’s films are mostly based on social issues or such issues which people hesitate to talk about. Her debut film Dum Laga Ke Haisha was a commercial hit which won 6 awards. She had to gain 30 kgs to play the role Sandhya Verma (her role in Dum Laga Ke Haisha. It is her dedication, determination, and hard work which paid off well.)
|2015||Star Dust Awards For Best Acting Debut||Dum Laga Ke Haisha|
|2015||Big star Entertainment Awards In A Social Role-Female||Dum Laga Ke Haisha|
|2015||Screen Awards For Best Actress(Critics)||Saand Ki Aankh|
|2016||Guild Awards For Best Female debut||Dum Laga Ke Haisha|
|2016||Screen Awards For Best Female debut||Dum Laga Ke Haisha|
|2016||Zee Cine Awards For Best Female debut||Dum Laga Ke Haisha|
|2016||Filmfare Awards For Best Female debut (Critics)||Dum Laga Ke Haisha|
|2020||Filmfare critics awards for best actress||Saand Ki Aankh|
- Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
- Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)
- Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017)
- Sonchiriya (2019)
- Dolly Kitty Aur Chamakte Sitare (2019)
- Bala (2019)
- Saand Ki Aankh (2019)
- Pati Patni Aur Woh (2019)
- Lust Stories (2018)
- Shubh mangal zyada saavdhan (2020) as devika
- Bhoot part one: the haunted ship (2020)
- Sejal Supari
- Durga Vati
- V Mart
- Sofy India
|2015||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Sandhya|
|2017||Toilet: Ek Prem Katha||Jaya|
|2017||Shubh Mangal Saavdhan||Sugangda Joshi|
|2019||Dolly Kitty Aur Chamakte Sitare||Kitty|
|2019||Saand Ki Aankh||Chandro Tomar|
|2019||Pati Patni Aur Woh||Vedika Tyagi|
Some Unknown facts about Bhumi Pednekar
- Bhumi’s father died of oral cancer, she had to work at a young age of 17.
- She worked as an assistant casting director under Yashraj Film for 6 long years. She was the part of Chak de! India and Rocket SINGH: salesman of the year as an assistant director.
- In 2019, she started a campaign called climate Warriors to create awareness about global warming and environmental issues. In 2020, She becomes the part of MTV India’s Nishedh for cogzicing health related problems among the youth.
- Bhumi is vocal about the pay parity. She feels that it is extremely insulting and humiliating to get paid less because of her gender.
- After the commercial success of Dum Laga Ke Haisha, actress Rani Mukherjee was so impressed with Bhumi’s performance that she personally visited Yashraj’s office to congratulate her.
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Some F.A.Q about
Is Bhumi a Starkid?
She is a self made actress who started her career as an assistant casting director. She doesn’t belong to any filmy background.
What is the name of Bhumi’s village?
She belongs to Pedne, Goa. The people of Pedne use their Surname pednekar as we can see Bhumi use Pednekar as her surname.
How did Bhumi Pednekar lose weight?
She lost 33-34 kgs by a balanced diet, pilates, running and cycling. She wakes up early in the morning and have apple cider vinegar or some aloe vera juice, this is how she starts her day.
Is Bhumi Pednekar Brahmin?
Yes she is a Bramhin with vashishtha atri gotra (tribe).
Is Bhumi Pednekar married?
She is currently single and unmarried. She is not seeing anyone and yes she is in a relationship with her job, career.
Who is the mother of Bhumi Pednekar?
Sumitra Hooda Pednekar is her mother who worked as a anti- tobacco activist. She is being supportive although the journey.
Who is the sister of Bhumi Pednekar?
Samiksha Pednekar is her sister. She is a lawyer by profession. Both look somehow similar but they are not twins. There is an age gap of 3 and ½ years.
Is Bhumi Pednekar from Goa?
No, she was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. But she belongs to Pedne, Goa.
Who is the father of Bhumi Pednekar?
Her father Late Satish Pednekar was a Former Home And Labour Minister .He died of oral cancer.
How old is Bhumi Pednekar?
Bhumi is in the 30’s club (31 yrs old as per 2020).
How many languages can Bhumi Pednekar speak?
Bhumi is of Maharashtrian and Haryanvi decent.
Has Bhumi Pednekar been a commerce or science student?
Bhumi is a commerce student and graduated from University Of Mumbai . She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir.
Bhumi is a young confident and bonified actress who fits in every role given to her. She is a true feminist who is vocal about any injustice (for example pay parity) What do you think about Actress Bhumi Pednekar? Share your opinion in the comment session. Do Subscribe and SHARE this article with your friends and love. Thank You!— Monalisa Mohanty