Bhumi Pednekar – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Bhumi Pednekar is a rising star in Indian Cinema. She gave a remarkable performance in her first movie “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” as an overweight, smart and sassy girl. She is an actress with the typical Indian look and great acting caliber.
Born on July 18, 1989, Bhumi worked as assistant casting director for Yash Raj Films, and eventually signed a three-film deal with the company as an actress. Her most awaited film is “Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” featuring alongside Anupam Kher and Akshay Kumar.
Bhumi Pednekar : Early Life and Personal Details
Bhumi Pednekar was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to a Maharashtrian father and a Haryanvi mother. She grew up with her younger sister and attended the Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu, Mumbai.
The beautiful and talented actress Bhumi is 5 feet 4 inches tall with long black hair and attractive brown eyes. In her first film she weighed nearly 87 kg, now, she has lost around 27 kg of weight. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She belongs to Indian nationality whereas practices Hindu religion and culture.
Many a times, Bhumi has been candid with media about her personal life and revealed that she used to have a boyfriend during her college days. But, at the moment she is single and busy with her career.
Bhumi Pednekar : Career
Miss Pednekar started her professional career as an assistant director to Shanoo Sharma in Yash Raj Films. After working for six years, she landed the lead role in the 2015 film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” opposite Ayushmann Khurrana.
Bhumi gave an astonishing performance in her first venture and broke all stereotype regarding actresses in India. The same year she appeared in web-series “Men’s World” based on gender inequality. It also featured prominent names like Parineeti Chopra, Kalki Koechlin, and Richa Chadda. Her upcoming projects are “Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” and “Shubh Mangal Savdhan.”
Bhumi Pednekar : Awards
Bhumi Pednekar received overwhelming response and appreciation from film critics and audiences for her work in “Dum Laga Ke Haisha.” In 2016, she won almost all awards that are allocated to the newcomer. Some notables are Filmfare Awards, Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Stardust Awards, Big Star Entertainment awards, and IIFA Awards.
Bhumi Pednekar : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Bhumi is new to the acting field and gradually building her stature in the industry. In her short career, she is able to collect net worth around $1 million. She is the brand ambassador for global brand such as Dell India.
Bhumi is living a comfortable life with her family in Mumbai. Other than acting, her hobbies are reading and watching Indian movies. She loses her weight and became fit and fine, with a simple diet plan, swimming, morning walk, exercise, and yoga. Missi roti, butter chicken and dal makhni are her favorite dishes. Canada, Dubai, Kashmir and Goa are Bhumi’s top picks for holiday.