Full Name:Bhumi Pednekar
Age (as of 2019):30 years old
Date of Birth:18 July 1989
Birthplace:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:1.63 m (1.63 m)
Weight:60 Kg (132 lbs)
Dress Size:12 Inches
Bhumi Pednekar is a famous Indian actress who started her career in acting with esteemed YRF’s production ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ in the year 2015, wherein she played her leading character of an overweight girl. Bhumi Pednekar was believed to be casting director of the movie while she was casted to perform a demo for other actors, though Bhumi had no idea that what actually it was, indeed, her very own audition for the movie.
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’ and ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhan’.
Bhumi Pednekar was born in Mumbai on 18th July, 1989. She was born to a Maharashtrian Father, Satish Pednekar and Haryanvi Mom, Sumitra Pednekar. Bhumi completed her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir and has a residence in Mumbai. She did her job as an Assistant Casting Director for Yash Raj Movies prior getting into the field of acting. Bhumi Pednekar was born in a multi-cultural family, with a Haryanvi Mother, Maharashtrian Father and a sister named Samiksha Pedneker.
Bhumi Pednekar made her first debut in the movie ‘Dum Lagaake Haisha’ in which she played the role of an overweight woman Sandhya Varma. For this reason, she had to gain on 30 Kg weight approx. After this movie released, Bhumi went on a severe diet and exercise routine with the intention of losing 35kgs of weight. She won a number of awards for this debut role, ensuring a prosperous career in Bollywood movies.
Bhumi Pednekar also performed in a web series produced by Y-Films titled ‘Man’s World’, which also included famous actresses like Richa Chaddha, Parineeti Chopra and Kalki Koechlin and raised her voices about important concerns like Women Empowerment and Gender Discrimination.
Afterward, Bhumi Pednekar went on to appear in movie ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ with the most famous actor Akshay Kumar. In this movie, she plays the character of a middle-class wife. This movie was made in favor of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. She will next be appeared in the movie ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhan’ with co-star Ayushmann Khurana.
Facts You Never Knew About Bhumi Pednekar!
- For 6 years, Bhumi Pednekar has worked as an assistant director at Yash Raj Movies.
- Bhumi has watched KRK’s Deshdrohi more than 100 times.
- She was asked to deliver a demo to other actors for the movie ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’, not acquainting with the fact that it was an audition for herself.
- Bhumi lost 27 kgs weight after the movie ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’
- Bhumi Pednekar is a big fan of famous football player Lionel Messi.
- Fashion has always been significant to her. She loves perfection and makeup and is very proficient at it. She loves to dress up and took more than 2 hours to dress up even before she was an actress.
- Bhumi was an adult when she kissed for the first time. Though, she didn’t tell the exact age.
- Her teachers called her parents for complaining about her once she cheated in a test and was caught.
Bhumi Pednekar Education
Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)
School: Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai
College: Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication & Media Arts, Mumbai (was expelled from the Institute owing to poor attendance)
University of Mumbai
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Bhumi Pednekar Career
Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Salary: Not Available
Net Worth: Not Available
Family & Relatives
Father: Late Satish
Brother(s): Not Known
Sister(s): Samiksha (Lawyer)
Marital Status: Unmarried