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.

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

13 May 2022

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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.

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

20 Apr 2022

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'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.

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

24 Feb 2022

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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.

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

17 Feb 2022

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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.

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

25 Jan 2022

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'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.

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

03 Dec 2021

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

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

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

16 Nov 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

12 Nov 2021

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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.

'Badhaai Do' to 'Bhakshak': Upcoming projects of Bhumi Pednekar

05 Nov 2021

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'Badhaai Do' to 'Bhakshak': Upcoming projects of Bhumi Pednekar

Bhumi Pednekar is one of the busiest actors in B-town.

Bhumi Pednekar bags Arjun Kapoor's suspense thriller 'The Lady Killer'

01 Nov 2021

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Bhumi Pednekar bags Arjun Kapoor's suspense thriller 'The Lady Killer'

Earlier last month, we learned that Arjun Kapoor has signed a "thrilling, nerve-racking love story," titled The Lady Killer.

'Bheed': Rajkummar Rao finds his leading lady in Bhumi Pednekar

28 Oct 2021

Entertainment
'Bheed': Rajkummar Rao finds his leading lady in Bhumi Pednekar

Bhumi Pednekar, who was last seen in Durgamati on Amazon Prime Video, has moved on to another exciting project.

Bhumi Pednekar to play journalist in Red Chillies Entertainment's next?

12 Oct 2021

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Bhumi Pednekar to play journalist in Red Chillies Entertainment's next?

Bhumi Pednekar, who is slowly and steadily making her mark in Bollywood after debuting in Dum Laga Ke Haisha, has bagged another project.

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

10 Jun 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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

Entertainment
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

Entertainment
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

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'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

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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

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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

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'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.

Difficult to play warring brothers with Ranveer Singh: Vicky Kaushal

04 Mar 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

Entertainment
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

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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

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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

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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

Entertainment
'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

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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

Entertainment
'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

Entertainment
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

Entertainment
'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

Entertainment
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.

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