Articles about Bhumi Pednekar

Bhumi Pednekar is an Indian actress born on July 18, 1989, in Mumbai. She is widely recognized for her works in Bollywood. Before foraying into the world of acting, she worked as an assistant casting director at Yash Raj Films for six years. She made her acting debut with Sharat Katariya's romantic comedy ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ (2015), in which she played an overweight bride that helped her bag the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She then rose to popularity by portraying headstrong, small-town women in comedy-dramas like ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ (2107), ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ (2017), ‘Sonchiriya’ (2019), ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ (2019), and ‘Bala’(2019). Notably, her role as a septuagenarian sharpshooter, Chandro Tomar, in the 2019 film 'Saand Ki Aankh' helped her win the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress alongside Taapsee Pannu. In 2018, Pednekar was also featured by ‘Forbes India’ in its ‘30 Under 30’ list. Apart from being an actor, she is an environmental activist who launched the Climate Warrior campaign to raise awareness on global warming in 2019.

Bhumi Pednekar joins 'Raksha Bandhan,' marks second collaboration with Akshay

10 Jun 2021

Bhumi Pednekar joins 'Raksha Bandhan,' marks second collaboration with Akshay

Bhumi Pednekar took to social media to confirm that she will be joining Akshay Kumar in Aanand L Rai's movie Raksha Bandhan.

And now, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal test positive for coronavirus

05 Apr 2021

And now, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal test positive for coronavirus

Actors Bhumi Pednekar and Vicky Kaushal have become the latest celebrities to contract the novel coronavirus.

Bhumi Pednekar joins Vicky Kaushal for 'Mr. Lele'

10 Mar 2021

Bhumi Pednekar joins Vicky Kaushal for 'Mr. Lele'

Bhumi Pednekar is on a roll. The actress, who just wrapped up Badhaai Do with Rajkummar Rao, has come on-board for Vicky Kaushal-starrer Mr. Lele.

Aamir to team with RS Prasanna for a sports film?

29 Jan 2021

Aamir to team with RS Prasanna for a sports film?

Bollywood star Aamir Khan is in talks with Shubh Mangal Saavdhan director RS Prasanna for a sports film, according to reports.

Ali Abbas Zafar introduces wife Alicia, shares dreamy wedding pictures

05 Jan 2021

Ali Abbas Zafar introduces wife Alicia, shares dreamy wedding pictures

Film director Ali Abbas Zafar, who recently tied the knot in a private ceremony, has finally introduced his wife Alicia to his fans and friends.

Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar begin shooting for 'Badhaai Do'

05 Jan 2021

Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar begin shooting for 'Badhaai Do'

Badhaai Do, a comedy-drama starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar, went on floors on Tuesday.

'Sorry Beyonce,' say Indian fans for racist 'Khali Peeli' song

07 Sep 2020

'Sorry Beyonce,' say Indian fans for racist 'Khali Peeli' song

Indian fans of pop icon Beyonce spent a good part of their Monday apologizing to the 39-year-old singer, for no fault of theirs.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

28 Aug 2020

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

Today, news in the world of entertainment was about a veteran singer's death, updates on a couple of much-awaited flicks, more goodness by Sonu Sood, and some major developments in the investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.

Sushant Singh Rajput's final film 'Dil Bechara' leaked online

25 Jul 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's final film 'Dil Bechara' leaked online

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara has fallen prey to piracy.

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

25 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara is looking to break all plausible and enviable records out there.

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

16 Jul 2020

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

After a bit of a wait-and-watch period, Netflix has announced a slew of Indian original movies and shows to be released in the coming months.

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

08 May 2020

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

Actor Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, best known for portraying the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological serial Ramayan, is all set to play freedom fighter and poet Sarojini Naidu in a new film.

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

04 May 2020

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar come together for 'Badhaai Ho' sequel

09 Mar 2020

Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar come together for 'Badhaai Ho' sequel

All the Bollywood buffs, cheer up!

Difficult to play warring brothers with Ranveer Singh: Vicky Kaushal

04 Mar 2020

Difficult to play warring brothers with Ranveer Singh: Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal, who is set to collaborate with his fast friend from the industry Ranveer Singh for the first time in upcoming movie Takht, said that it would be 'difficult' to work with him.

Watch: Janhvi Kapoor's 'dramatic end' to a graceful dance rehearsal

25 Feb 2020

Watch: Janhvi Kapoor's 'dramatic end' to a graceful dance rehearsal

In her latest Instagram post, actress Janhvi Kapoor treated her fans with a video of herself dancing gracefully on Lata Mangeshkar's soulful Piya Tose Naina Laage Re.

Dabboo Ratnani's 2020 calendar is out. Take a look

19 Feb 2020

Dabboo Ratnani's 2020 calendar is out. Take a look

Bollywood's go-to star photographer Dabboo Ratnani has released his 2020 calendar.

Taapsee was called 'female Ayushmann Khurrana', her response won Internet

16 Feb 2020

Taapsee was called 'female Ayushmann Khurrana', her response won Internet

After she bagged the award for Best Actress (Critics) at the 2020 Filmfare awards, actress Taapsee Pannu was called the "female Ayushmann Khurrana" of Bollywood on Twitter.

First trailer of Vicky Kaushal's 'Bhoot: The Haunted Ship' out

03 Feb 2020

First trailer of Vicky Kaushal's 'Bhoot: The Haunted Ship' out

The first official trailer of Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar-starrer horror film Bhoot: The Haunted Ship is out now.

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

03 Feb 2020

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

15 Jan 2020

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta is one of the most talented and versatile actresses working today in Bollywood.

Deepika Padukone, Kartik Aaryan take up the 'Dheeme Dheeme' challenge

01 Dec 2019

Deepika Padukone, Kartik Aaryan take up the 'Dheeme Dheeme' challenge

After Akshay Kumar's incessantly viral Bala challenge, the Internet is now going gaga over the Dheeme Dheeme dance from Kartik Aaryan's upcoming movie Pati Patni Aur Woh.

'Bala' review: Ayushmann Khurrana uplifts this hilarious and relevant drama

08 Nov 2019

'Bala' review: Ayushmann Khurrana uplifts this hilarious and relevant drama

That director Amar Kaushik is good at making his audiences laugh was established last year with his debut film Stree, but the challenge this time was whether he could lend some sensitivity and nuance to his product.

Bhumi Pednekar apologizes over marital rape joke in 'Pati Patni..'

07 Nov 2019

Bhumi Pednekar apologizes over marital rape joke in 'Pati Patni..'

After the trailer of the film, Pati Patni Aur Woh came out, a certain dialog from the clip, concerning marital rape did not go down well with the viewers.

'Pati Patni Aur Woh' trailer is regressive and tasteless

04 Nov 2019

'Pati Patni Aur Woh' trailer is regressive and tasteless

It's 2019 but mainstream Bollywood filmmakers and actors still can't get over their obsession with mediocre storytelling, non-sensical humor, pathetic performances, and of course, song remixes, for some reason.

Watch: This is how Ayushmann Khurrana went bald for 'Bala'

04 Nov 2019

Watch: This is how Ayushmann Khurrana went bald for 'Bala'

Even before hitting the theaters, Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala has been the talk of the town ever since its trailer came out.

'Don't Be Shy Again' credit row: Badshah, Sachin-Jigar respond

21 Oct 2019

'Don't Be Shy Again' credit row: Badshah, Sachin-Jigar respond

Amar Kaushik's Bala is staring at yet another controversy.

I'll be the happiest girl: Kareena on Alia-Ranbir's prospective wedding

14 Oct 2019

I'll be the happiest girl: Kareena on Alia-Ranbir's prospective wedding

It's no secret that love-birds Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor have been dating each other for quite some time, and rumors about their prospective wedding refuse to die down.

Twitter addresses the irony in Bhumi Pednekar's brownface in 'Bala'

14 Oct 2019

Twitter addresses the irony in Bhumi Pednekar's brownface in 'Bala'

The trailer for Bala, starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, dropped last week and the film is already drawing criticism on Twitter.

'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message

10 Oct 2019

'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message

Ever since his arrival in Bollywood with Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, the amazingly talented Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered back-to-back hits, that are both high on entertainment value and are socially relevant.

Huma Qureshi is dating director Mudassar Aziz, makes it official

09 Sep 2019

Huma Qureshi is dating director Mudassar Aziz, makes it official

Huma Qureshi, who has been rumored to be dating director Mudassar Aziz for a while now, has finally made her relationship official.

#Chandrayaan2: Bollywood lauds ISRO's efforts, says "We're proud of you"

07 Sep 2019

#Chandrayaan2: Bollywood lauds ISRO's efforts, says "We're proud of you"

Last night, the nation witnessed a heartbreaking moment after Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 lost communication with ISRO's ground station.

After Amitabh, Bhumi faces monsoon woes; gets stuck on flooded-road

05 Sep 2019

After Amitabh, Bhumi faces monsoon woes; gets stuck on flooded-road

The relentless downpour in Mumbai continues to cripple normal life.

Taapsee Pannu confirms "being in talks" for Mithali Raj's biopic

29 Aug 2019

Taapsee Pannu confirms "being in talks" for Mithali Raj's biopic

Taapsee Pannu is on a spree of signing sports-based movies, these days.

Kartik Aaryan buys Rs. 1.6cr flat: Details here

11 Jul 2019

Kartik Aaryan buys Rs. 1.6cr flat: Details here

Actor Kartik Aaryan recently purchased a flat in Mumbai's upmarket neighborhood Versova.

After 'Dostana 2,' Kartik Aaryan bags 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'

02 Jul 2019

After 'Dostana 2,' Kartik Aaryan bags 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'

It's raining sequels for Kartik Aaryan.

Anurag Kashyap says 'Gangs of Wasseypur' "ruined" his life

23 Jun 2019

Anurag Kashyap says 'Gangs of Wasseypur' "ruined" his life

It was an overdue cinematic revolution for Bollywood when the atypical, nasty crime-drama, Gangs of Wasseypur hit our theaters back in 2012.

Who will play Ayushmann's love-interest in 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan?'

06 Jun 2019

Who will play Ayushmann's love-interest in 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan?'

As we all fondly remember, Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer light-hearted comedy-drama Shubh Mangal Saavdhan had released in 2017.

Here's why Ananya Pandey wasn't allowed to enter a pub

05 Jun 2019

Here's why Ananya Pandey wasn't allowed to enter a pub

When weekends come close, turning into a party animal is a good way to cope up with the stress. After all, we all like to hang out with our friends.

Decoding Kartik Aaryan's popularity in the advertisement world

13 May 2019

Decoding Kartik Aaryan's popularity in the advertisement world

In the last few years, Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan has, quite surprisingly so, emerged as one of the top stars in Bollywood.