Bhumi Pednekar: News

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.

24 May 2023

OTT releases

Rajkummar-Bhumi's 'Bheed' is streaming on OTT now

Anubhav Sinha is considered to be one of the best socio-political filmmakers in India. The director is known for hard-hitting and raw storytelling. His recent directorial Bheed was a box office failure but has finally arrived on OTT for another shelf life.

05 May 2023

Movie Review

'Afwaah' review: Points for ingenuity, but predictability, monotony mutilates film

Sudhir Mishra's social drama Afwaah, headlined by Sumeet Vyas, Bhumi Pednekar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Sharib Hashmi, was released on Friday.

19 Apr 2023


Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhumi Pednekar-led 'Afwaah' trailer out

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra's highly anticipated film Afwaah is all set for its theatrical release, next month. The makers of the upcoming drama announced its release date on Wednesday morning. The announcement was followed by the unrevealing of the trailer in the afternoon, which garnered the interest of the audience.

19 Apr 2023


Nawazuddin-Bhumi's 'Afwaah' gets new release date, trailer out today

Sudhir Mishra is one of the most adept filmmakers in India. His upcoming release Afwaah is in a slight buzz ever since its announcement. The film's release date got postponed and there were other technical issues too.

31 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' likely to be removed from theaters soon

Anubhav Sinha's films are thought-provoking socio-political dramas and at times do not work at the box office. His recently released directorial venture Bheed failed to get footfalls in theaters and is most likely to be removed soon.

30 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' shows no signs of revival

Bheed is undoubtedly one of the best films of the year, as per critics. The film's subject is very much relevant and thought-provoking. The trailer and the subject got the house divided and a section of netizens tagged it as "anti-national."

29 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' registers negligible rise in collections

Anubhav Sinha's Bheed revolves around a very important topic and has been praised by critics. After receiving backlash from a certain set of people on social media, it was labeled "anti-national" by some netizens.

28 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' collections drop further on Day 5

Anubhav Sinha is known for making some of the most realistic socio-political dramas of the last decade. The director is making some good work in his second innings and his recent directorial Bheed has received critical acclaim too.

27 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' fails to gather crowd on first weekend

Anubhav Sinha's Bheed is not performing up to expectations. A section of social media has labeled the film to be "anti-India" which led to the film receiving flak from citizens.

26 Mar 2023

Box Office

'Bheed' box office: Rajkummar Rao's social drama struggles to survive

With an intense storyline, an impressive star cast, and an incident that shook the world, Anubhav Sinha's Bheed wanted to create a major impact, but somehow the social drama has failed to woo the audience.

25 Mar 2023

Box Office

'Bheed' box office: Rajkummar Rao-starrer 'locked down' to slow start

Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha's film Bheed hit the cinema halls on Friday.

24 Mar 2023

Movie Review

'Bheed' review: A hard-hitting, emotionally-charged reality of India's COVID-19 lockdown

Anubhav Sinha's films are often hard-hitting and a mirror reflection of certain things that are prevalent in society. He has a knack for making cinemas that will punch you in the gut.

24 Mar 2023


Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' faces the wrath of CBFC; details inside

Central Board of Certification (CBFC) is infamous for its censorship which panders to the serving government. Many a time, directors have waged legal cases against the institution for vehement censorship.

24 Mar 2023

OTT releases

Rajkummar Rao-Bhumi Pednekar's 'Bheed' OTT: When, where to watch 

Anubhav Sinha has emerged to become one of the best socio-political filmmakers from Bollywood. The director has had two phases in his career and in the latter phase, he has delivered some thought-provoking films.

24 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office prediction: 'John Wick 4' or 'Bheed,' who'll win

The box office will witness a clash between two films, hitting cinema halls on Friday. Keanu Reeves's John Wick: Chapter 4 will be released alongside Rajkummar Rao's Bheed.

17 Mar 2023


PM Modi's voiceover removed from re-released trailer of 'Bheed'

Anubhav Sinha's upcoming film Bheed is in the buzz and it revolves around migrant workers' exodus in 2020. The makers re-released the trailer, a week before its release, with some significant changes.

16 Mar 2023

Rajkummar Rao

Amidst blazing controversy, makers turn Bhumi-Rajkummar's 'Bheed' trailer private

The blazing controversy regarding Anubhav Sinha's upcoming directorial Bheed has refused to die down.

10 Mar 2023


Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' starring Rajkummar Rao-Bhumi Pednekar trailer out

Anubhav Sinha is breaking ground with his work post-2018. The director's upcoming film Bheed's trailer is out and the socio-political drama is set to release on March 24, 2023.

03 Mar 2023


Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' starring Rajkummar-Bhumi release date out

Director Anubhav Sinha has aged like a fine wine. His career trajectory changed with Mulk in 2018 and now the filmmaker has announced his upcoming directorial Bheed's release date.

28 Feb 2023

Bollywood Films

Bhumi Pednekar: 5 times actor played unconventional, bold roles

Bollywood star Bhumi Pednekar forayed into acting with an incredible performance in Dum Laga Ke Haisha eight years ago.

09 Feb 2023

Akshay Kumar

'Kudiyee Ni Teri' fiasco: Times Akshay Kumar romanced younger actors

Kudiyee Ni Teri, a party track from Akshay Kumar's upcoming film Selfiee is grabbing headlines, albeit for the wrong reasons.

23 Jan 2023


Nawazuddin Siddiqui-Bhumi Pednekar-starrer 'Afwaah' release date announced

Anubhav Sinha announced his next production named Afwaah on social media. The film is helmed by renowned director Sudhir Mishra and it stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead.

16 Dec 2022

Movie Review

'Govinda Naam Mera' review: Overtiring watch that gruels your patience

Shashank Khaitan's Govinda Naam Mera arrived on Disney+ Hotstar on Friday.

18 Nov 2022

Govinda Naam Mera

'Govinda Naam Mera' locks release date; hitting Disney+ in December

After months of doubts and speculation, Govinda Naam Mera has a confirmed release date.

16 Nov 2022

OTT releases

Direct OTT premiere for 'Govinda Naam Mera'; where to watch?

Yet another mainstream Bollywood film has decided to go the OTT way ditching theatrical premiere.

05 Aug 2022

Dharma Productions

Is Vicky Kaushal's 'Govinda Naam Mera' going the OTT way?

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal will be next seen in the comedy Govinda Naam Mera.

03 Jul 2022

Arjun Kapoor

'Meri Patni Ka Remake': Makers rope in Arjun, Bhumi, Rakul

Arjun Kapoor has been in the news ever since the trailer of Ek Villain Returns was unveiled and is being lauded for his slick transformation and acting chops.

26 Jun 2022

Anushka Sharma

Birthday special: Upcoming films of Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor is among the popular Bollywood stars today.

18 Jun 2022

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar starrer 'Raksha Bandhan's trailer releasing on this day

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has many releases lined up in the coming months.

12 Jun 2022


Who was Prathyusha Garimella, fashion designer found dead in Hyderabad?

Celebrity fashion designer Prathyusha Garimella was found dead in the bathroom of her boutique in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, on Saturday (June 11).

04 Jun 2022


'Badhaai Do' screened at KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar starrer Badhaai Do (2022) continues to rule hearts even four months after its release.

13 May 2022

Rajkummar Rao

Anubhav Sinha's social drama 'Bheed' books November 2022 release slot

Actors Bhumi Pednekar and Rajkummar Rao are all set to headline Anubhav Sinha's next, Bheed.

20 Apr 2022

Arjun Kapoor

'The Lady Killer': Arjun Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar-starrer has started rolling

Last year in November, we learned that actors Arjun Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar are teaming up for the first time for The Lady Killer.

24 Feb 2022

Sara Ali Khan

Sukesh Chandrasekhar targeted Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar?

Apart from Nora Fatehi and Jacqueline Fernandez, alleged conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar also had his eyes set on Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, and Bhumi Pednekar.

17 Feb 2022

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Sudhir Mishra to direct Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhumi Pednekar in 'Afwaah'

After Serious Men, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is collaborating once again with Sudhir Mishra for a "quirky thriller" titled Afwaah.

25 Jan 2022

Rajkummar Rao

'Badhaai Do' trailer: Rajkummar Rao-Bhumi Pednekar's marriage has a secret

After a long wait, the trailer for Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar's upcoming venture, Badhaai Do released on Tuesday.

03 Dec 2021

Rajkummar Rao

'Badhaai Do' to 'Bheed': Upcoming projects of Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao has taken his own sweet time to establish his reputation.

16 Nov 2021

Rajkummar Rao

'Badhaai Do' will now release on this date next year

Those who were eagerly waiting for Badhaai Do need to have a bit more patience.

12 Nov 2021

Karan Johar

Varun's 'Mr. Lele' revamped as Vicky Kaushal's 'Govinda Naam Mera'?

Vicky Kaushal's first look from his upcoming film Govinda Naam Mera has been released by Dharma Productions.