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humi Pednekar From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Bhumi Pednekar Bhumi Pednekar promoting Sonchiriya.jpg Pednekar promoting her film Sonchiriya in 2019 Born 18 July 1989 (age 32) Bombay, Maharashtra, India Occupation Actress Years active 2015–present Bhumi Pednekar (born 18 July 1989) 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 (2015), which earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Pednekar rose to prominence by playing headstrong small-town women in the comedy-dramas Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017), Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017), Sonchiriya (2019), Bala (2019), and Pati Patni Aur Woh (2019). For her portrayal of the septuagenarian sharpshooter Chandro Tomar in Saand Ki Aankh (2019), she shared the Filmfare Cr
itics Award for Best Actress, along with Taapsee Pannu. Contents 1 Early life 2 Career 2.1 Early work (2015–2018) 2.2 Rise to prominence (2019–present) 3 Public image 4 Filmography 5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links Early life Pednekar was born in Bombay (now Mumbai) on 18 July 1989. She is of Marathi and Haryanvi descent; her father, Satish, was a former home and labour minister of Maharashtra, and her mother, Sumi