Bhumi Pednekar – Biography, Husband, Family, Career & Movies

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Bhumi Pednekar is an Indian actress who works films. She made headlines in 2015 by playing the role of an overweight bride in the film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”.

Bhumi Pednekar was born on 18 July 1989 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She has made a mark cinema with her good acting, she is counted as a good actress. His father’s name was late Satish, and mother’s name is Sumitra, he also has a sister whose name is Equivalent Samiksha, he is a lawyer by profession, information about the brother is not known. Bhumi Pednekar’s father was Marathi and mother is from Haryana. (Bhumi Pednekar, Age, Family, Biography & More).

Bhumi Pednekar

Full Name Bhumi Pednekar
birth 18 July 1989
Place of birth Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Age/Age 33 years
birthday 18 July
profession actress
Height (approximately) 1.63 m or 163
Hair Color black
Eye Color brown
Zodiac crab
nationality Indian
duty Hinduism
net worth Not known


Bhumi Pednekar’s family

Father Satish
small pox Sumitra
Sister Review (Lawyer)
Husband N/A
marital status unmarried



active year 2015-present
Debut Suffocating and {2015}
Dum Laga Ke Haisha,
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha,
Saand Ki Aankh,
Pati Patni Aur Woh
Aur Bala


Bhumi Pednekar Biography

Bhumi Pednekar was born on 18 July 1989 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His father’s name is Satish Pednekar. Bhumi has a twin sister named Samiksha Pednekar, who is a lawyer.

She completed her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir School in Mumbai and enrolled at the Whistling Woods International Institute of Film.

Communication and Media Arts, Mumbai to complete her graduation. However, Bhumi was expelled from the institute due to low attendance.

Subsequently, he completed his Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) from The University of Mumbai.

Bhumi Pednekar wanted to become an actress since the age of 12. When she was 18 years old, she came to know about the vacancy in Yash Raj Films.

Pleased with the idea of being around cinema, he applied for the post. Though initially, she was rejected for the post, but after a month.

Bhumi was called upon to join Yash Raj Films as an assistant casting director. Before coming to the Bollywood industry, Bhumi Pednekar worked as an assistant director in Yash Raj Movies for 6 years.

Bhumi Pednekar’s acting career

Bhumi Pednekar started her Bollywood career in the year 2015 with the film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” with Ayushmann Khurrana.

In the film, she played the role of Sandhya Verma, an obese girl, and her performance in the film was critically acclaimed. In the same year, he also starred in the web series “Man’s World”.

In 2017, she starred in Shree Narayan Singh’s “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”. Grossing over ₹3 billion (US$40 million) worldwide, the film emerged as one of the highest-grossing Indian films.

Next, she appeared in the comedy-drama film “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan” alongside Ayushmann Khurrana. In 2018, Bhumi starred in the Netflix film “Lust Stories”, in which she played the role of a maid who had an affair with her employer.

In 2019, he starred in Sonchiriya, Saand Ki Aankh, Bala and Pati Patni Aur Woh. In 2020, she starred in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Shining Stars and Inaccessible.

Bhumi Pednekar’s upcoming movies 

In 2022, she will be seen opposite Rajkummar Rao in Badhaai Do, a sequel to the 2018 comedy film “Badhaai Ho”.

She will also be seen in Karan Johar’s historical war film “Takht” alongside Ranveer Singh, Vicky KaushalAnil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Janhvi Kapoor. She will be seen in Raksha Bandhan with Akshay Kumar in August 2022.

Apart from this, she will also be seen in the spy comedy film “Mr Lele” along with Varun DhawanKiara Advani.

Facts about Bhumi Pednekar {Some Interesting Facts about Bhumi Pednekar}

He was featured in the 2018 Under 30 list of 30 by Forbes India.

In 2019, Bhumi had launched a campaign called Climate Warrior to raise awareness on environmental protection and global warming.

Bhumi had gained 25 kilos for her role in her debut film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” and after the film ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’, Bhumi lost 27 kg.

In 2020, Bhumi worked with MTV India for her Nishad campaign, which aims to create awareness among the youth about health issues, including reproductive health.

She was ranked no. 2019 in 40, no. 2020 in 39 in the list of Times Most Desirable Women by The Times of India.

Bhumi Pednekar has worked as an assistant director in Yash Raj Movies for 6 years.


Bhumi Pednekar Movies List

Year – Film – Role

  • 2015 – Dum Laga Ke Haisha – Sandhya Verma
  • 2017 – Toilet: Ek Prem Katha – Jaya Joshi
  • 2017 – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan – Sugandha Joshi
  • 2018 – Lust Stories – Sudha
  • 2019 – Sonchiriya Indumati – Tomar
  • 2019 – Saand Ki Aankh – Chandro Tomar
  • 2019 – Bala – Latika
  • 2019 – Pati Patni Aur Woh – Vedika
  • 2020 – Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan – Devika
  • 2020 – Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship – Sapna
  • 2020 – Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare – Kajal “Kitty” Yadav
  • 2020 – Durgamati – IAS Chanchal Chauhan Durgamati
  • 2022 – Badhaai Do – Sumi
  • 2022 – Govinda Naam Mera – !!!
  • 2022 – Raksha Bandhan – !!!
  • 2022 – Crowd – !!!
  • 2022 – The Lady Killer – !!!!

Awards and Honors 

Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2016) filmfare award for best female debut

Producers Guild Film Award for Best Female Debut for Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2016)

Screen Award for Best Female Debut for Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2016)

Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow- Female (2016)

Star Debut of the Year – International Indian Film Academy Award for Women

Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Role – Big Star Entertainment Award for Female

Zee Cinema Award for Best Female Debut

Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for Best Actress for the film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2018)

Lokmat Most Stylish Award for Most Stylish Rising Star (2018)

In 2020, Zee Cinema Award for Best Supporting Role – Film: Bala

Filmfare Award for Best Actress Critics in 2021

In 2021, Bhumi was named the most beautiful vegetarian celebrity of the year along with actor Akshay Kumar by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.


Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhumi Hindi Pednekar

  • When Bhumi was 18 years old, she applied for assistant casting director in Yash Raj Films, in which she was selected and worked in it for 6 years, only after that she came to films.
  • For 3 years, he also worked as Senior Casting Director at Shanoo Sharma, YRF’s.
  • Bhumi had lost 25 kilos after the movie Dum Laga Ke Haisa.


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