Bhumi Pednekar Bio, Life, Height, Movie, Career & Facts

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Bhumi Pednekar Biography Personal Details

Name        = Bhumi Pednekar
D/Birth      = 18 July 1989
Height       = 5 feet 4 inch, Weight = 58
Father       = Late Satish Pednekar
Mother      = Sumitra Pednekar
Sister        = Samiksha Pednekar (younger)
Hometown = Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign = Cancer
Marital Status = Unmarried
Schooling     = Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu
College         = Whistling Woods International,( Acting & Art)
Education     = B.Com in Bachelor of Commerce
Debut Film   = “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” in 2015



Bhumi Pednekar was born 18 July 1989 Bombay, Maharashtra, India is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films. She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu. Bhumi Pednekar received acting education from Whistling Woods International, (communication and creative arts institute located in Mumbai, India). He has done his B.Com in Bachelor of Commerce. Her father Late Satish Pednekar was the former home and labor minister of Maharashtra, he died of oral cancer. Her mother, Sumitra Pednekar, worked as an anti-tobacco activist. It has a younger sister, Samiksha Pednekar.

Bhumi Pednekar had to take a loan from his parents to get his acting education, but he was not in a position to repay this loan, which is why Bhumi had to join Yash Raj Films as an assistant film director and paid off the loan, She went on to work with the company for six years under Shanoo Sharma.

Bhumi Pednekar Film’s Career

Bhumi Pednekar made her acting debut with Sharat Katariya’s romantic comedy “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” in 2015. opposite Ayushmann Khurrana.

Year  =  Film                               =     Co-Stars
2015 = Dum Laga Ke Haisha        = Ayushmann Khurrana
2015 = Man’s World                    = Web series
2017 = Toilet: Ek Prem Katha      = Akshay Kumar
2017 = Shubh Mangal Saavdhan = Ayushmann Khurrana
2018 = Lust Stories                 = Kiara Advani, Vicky Kaushal, Neha Dhupia,
2019 = Sonchiriya                   = Sushant Singh Rajput, Manoj Bajpayee,                                                   Ashutosh Rana.
2019 = Saand Ki Aankh           =  Taapsee Pannu, and Prakash Jha
2019 = Bala                           = Ayushmann Khurrana
2019 = Pati Patni Aur Woh       = Kartik Aaryan, Ananya Panday
2020 = Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan = Ayushmann Khurrana, Neena                                                                     Gupta
2020 = Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship = Vicky Kaushal, Ashutosh                                                                              Rana
2020 = Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare = Film has yet to be released           =Post-production
2020 = Durgavati Film has yet to be released = Filming


Durgamati: The Myth (2020) – Bhumi Pednekar played the lead role of Chanchal Chauhan. Co-stars: Arshad Warsi, Jisshu Sengupta, Mahie Gill, and Karan Kapadia.

Mr. Lele (2021) – Bhumi Pednekar played the lead role of Janhvi Desai. Co-stars: Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor.

Badhaai Do (2021) – Bhumi Pednekar played the lead role of Sumi Saxena. Co-stars: Rajkummar Rao.

Raksha Bandhan (2022) – Bhumi Pednekar played the lead role of Meenal. Co-stars: Akshay Kumar.

Takht (2022) – Bhumi Pednekar played one of the lead roles of Nadira Banu Begum. Co-stars: Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor, and Anil Kapoor.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan 2 (2022) – Bhumi Pednekar has a special appearance in this film. Co-stars: Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar.

Govinda Naam Mera is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language comedy thriller film written and directed by Shashank Khaitan, stars Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Kiara Advani. It premiered on 16 December 2022 on Disney+ Hotstar.

Upcoming Movie

Bheed is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language drama film written and directed by Anubhav Sinha, stars Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Dia Mirza, Ashutosh Rana, Pankaj Kapur, theatrical release on 24 March 2023.

Afwaah is an 2023 upcoming Indian Hindi-language drama film written and directed by Sudhir Mishra. Produced by Anubhav Sinha and Bhushan Kumar under their respective banners film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu. It was scheduled for theatrical release on 5th May 2023.

Bhumi Pednekar Awards

Bhumi Pednekar has won Filmfare Awards in most of the films from his first film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” (2016) till 2019, and all the films have been nominated, this is a huge achievement.

2016 Dum Laga Ke Haisha Stardust Awards = Superstar of Tomorrow – Female = Won
= BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Role – Female
= Won
= International Indian Film Academy Awards = Best Female Debut = Won


Saand Ki Aankh





Filmfare Awards = Critics Award for Best Actress
= Dum Laga Ke Haisha = Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut = Won
= Screen Awards = Best Female Debut = Won
= Zee Cine Awards = Best Female Debut = Won(shared with co-star Taapsee Pannu) = Won
= Screen Awards = Critics Award for Best Actress
= (shared with co-star Taapsee Pannu) = Won= Zee Cine Awards = Best Supporting Actress = Won


Sure, here are some interesting facts about Bhumi Pednekar:

Bhumi Pednekar was born on July 18, 1989, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Before entering Bollywood, she worked as an assistant casting director with Yash Raj Films.

Bhumi made her Bollywood debut with the film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” in 2015, which earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

She is a versatile actress who has played diverse roles in films like “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha,” “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan,” “Sonchiriya,” “Saand Ki Aankh,” and “Bala.”

Bhumi Pednekar is an advocate for climate change and sustainability. She is associated with the ‘Climate Warrior’ campaign, which aims to create awareness about environmental issues.

She has also been part of the campaign ‘One Wish For The Earth’ which was started by the United Nations to spread awareness about the environment.

In 2020, she adopted two villages in Maharashtra and contributed towards their development as a part of her initiative ‘Bhumi Pednekar Climate Warrior.’

Bhumi is a trained classical dancer and has trained in Kathak for several years.

She is a foodie and loves to cook. She has even taken up a course in Italian cuisine.

Bhumi is also a fitness enthusiast and practices yoga regularly to maintain her physical and mental well-being.


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