in centimeters- 157 cm in meters- 1.57 m in Feet Inches- 5ft 1¾in
Family and Marriage Details
Late Satish Pednekar
Sumitra Hooda Pednekar
Samiksha Pednekar (Twin sister)
Arya Vidya Mandir, Juhu, Mumbai
Whistling Woods International, Mumbai University of Mumbai
Bachelor of Commerce
Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Takht (TBA) Afwaah (TBA) The Lady Killer (TBA) Bhakshak (TBA) Bheed (TBA) Govinda Naam Mera (TBA) Mr Lele (TBA) Raksha Bandhan (2022) Badhaai Do (2022) Durgamati (2020) Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare (2020) Pati Patni Aur Woh (2019) Bala (2019) Sonchiriya (2019) Saand Ki Aankh (2019) Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017) Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017) Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Contact/Social Media Details
twitter.com/bhumipednekar (1m followers)
facebook.com/bhumipednekar (3.7m followers)
instagram.com/bhumipednekar (7m followers)
Critics Award for Best Actress for Saand Ki Aankh at Screen Awards, 2020 Critics Award for Best Actress for Saand Ki Aankh at Filmfare Awards, 2020 Best Female Debut for Dum Laga Ke Haisha at Filmfare Awards, 2016 Best Female Debut for Dum Laga Ke Haisha at IIFA Awards, 2016 Best Female Debut for Dum Laga Ke Haisha at Screen Awards, 2016 Best Female Debut for Dum Laga Ke Haisha at Zee Cine Awards, 2016 Best Female Debut for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female at Stardust Awards, 2016
Net Worth (Approx)
Bhumi Pednekar is an Indian actress who works in the hindi films. She was born on 18 July 1989 in a Daivadnya Brahmin family to Satish Pednekar and Sumitra Hooda Pednekar in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She also has a twin sister Samiksha Pednekar.
Her father Satish Pednekar was a former home and labour minister of Maharashtra & was of Konkani descent and her mother Sumitra Pednekar is a Haryanvi & worked as an anti-tobacco activist after the death of her husband from oral cancer.
She completed her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu, Mumbai. Her parents took study loan for her to study acting at famous Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication & Media Arts in Mumbai but she was expelled due to poor attendance.
Bhumi joined Yash Raj Films as an assistant casting director under Shanoo Sharma and paid off the loan in just 18 months. She went on to work at Yash Raj Films for six years.
Bhumi made her acting debut as an overweight bride in Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015) opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. She gained close to 12 kg for the film. The film was a critical and commercial success and it earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
She established herself as a leading actress in the hindi film industry with films like Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017), Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017), Bala (2019) and Pati Patni Aur Woh (2019).
In 2018, she was featured by Forbes India in their 30 Under 30 list.
She was ranked in The Times Most Desirable Women at No. 40 in 2019.
Bhumi was ranked in The Times Most Desirable Women at No. 39 in 2020.