Bhumi Pednekar Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family & More

Bhumi Pednekar is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films. After working as an assistant casting director at Yash Raj Films for six years, she made her film debut as an overweight bride in the company's romantic comedy Dum Laga Ke Haisha, which earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

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Boyfriend: Jackky Bhagnani
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age: 31 Years
Bhumi Pednekar Biography
Bhumi Pednekar Biography
Bhumi Pednekar Biography
Real Name Bhumi Pednekar
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) centimeters- 163 cm
meters- 1.63 m
Feet Inches- 5′ 4″
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 60 Kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-28-36
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 18 July 1989
Age (as in 2020) 31 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu, Mumbai
College/University Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, Communication & Media Arts, Mumbai (was expelled from the Institute owing to poor attendance)
University of Mumbai
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)
Debut Film Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Awards, Honours • Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2016)
• Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow- Female (2016)
• 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)
Family Father– Late Satish

Mother– Sumitra

Sister– Samiksha (Twin-sister, Lawyer)

Brother– Not Known

Religion Hinduism
Address Mumbai
Hobbies Reading, Practising Yoga
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Missi Roti, Butter Chicken, Dal Makhni, Chocolates, Pizza, Bharta
Favourite Actors Shah Rukh KhanSalman Khan
Favourite Actress Priyanka Chopra
Favourite Film Raja Hindustani
Favourite Disney Character Ariel
Favourite Colour Red
Favourite Travel Destination Ibiza
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Jackky Bhagnani

Jackky Bhagnani

Bhumi Pednekar Biography
Bhumi Pednekar Biography

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhumi Pednekar Biography

  • Does Bhumi Pednekar smoke?: No
  • Does Bhumi Pednekar drink alcohol?: No
  • She comes from a mix of culture as her father is a Maharashtrian and mother a Haryanvi.
  • Just a few months before turning 18, Bhumi came to know about a vacancy at Yash Raj Films. Excited by the thought of being around films and cinema, she applied for the post of ‘assistant casting director’ without any second thought. She was eventually selected and served as the assistant casting director for six years, spending the latter 3 years under the tutelage of Shanoo Sharma, YRF’s senior casting director.
  • When she was told by Yash Raj films to give a demo for “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, she had no idea that she was being tested for the film; she thought it was just to demo other actors about the role. Later she gave around 100 auditions for this role.
Bhumi in Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Bhumi in Dum Laga Ke Haisha
  • When asked the question “Did Ayushmann Khurrana actually pick you up in the race in the last sequence of Dum Laga Ke Haisha?” she replied, “Yesss, he did! In fact, his body double had been called but he could not pick me up! Ayushmann could! He is fit and has been a cricketer!”
  • For her role in Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Bhumi gained around 25 kg of weight. Post the film’s release, she subsequently lost around 27 kg.
Bhumi before and after
Bhumi before and after
  • She has seen Kamaal Rashid Khan a.k.a KRK’s Deshdrohi around 100 times.
  • She’s a huge fan of football star Lionel Messi.
  • Her Facebook and Twitter ‘Bio’ suggest that she aspires to be a ‘leader.’

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