Bhumi Pednekar was born on 18 July 1989 in Mumbai. She is famous for romatic comedy Dum Laga Ke Haisha movie she played the role of overweight bride. She is of Konkani and Haryanvi descent; her father, Satish, was a former home and labour minister of Maharashtra, and her mother, Sumitra, worked as an anti-tobacco activist after the death of her husband from oral cancer. She has a twin sister Samiksha Pednekar, who is a lawyer. She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu. At the age of 15, her parents took out a study loan for her to study acting at Whistling Woods International, but she was expelled due to poor attendance. She went to Communication and Media Arts , Mumbai to complete her graduation.
Bhumi wanted to be an actor since she was 12 years old. At the age 18 , she served as the assistant casting director for 6 years before venturing into acting. She made her first acting debut opposite Ayushmaan Khurana in Sharat Katariya’s Dum Laga Ke Haisha. For this movie she gained 12 kg weight. From this movie she won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi and Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. After a year she appeared in Toilet:Ek prem Katha, in movie she played the character of a young woman in rural India who insists on the eradication of open defecation, opposite Akshay Kumar.The movie emerged as one of the highest grossing Indian Films and her biggest commercial success both domestically and internationally. Later she appeared opposite Khurrana in R.S Prasanna’s Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. From this movie she fetched first Filmfare Award for Best Actress nomination. In year 2019, ahe appeared in crime drama Sonchiriya. In same year she appeared in movie Saand Ki Aankh with Taapsee Pannu where she playing the roles of sharpshooters. From this movie she received Screen Award for Best Actress. Next, she was cast for Bala and Pati Patni Aur Woh. Both Bala and Pati Patni Aur Woh were major financial successes, each grossing over 1 billion (US$13 million) worldwide. In year 2020, she was seen in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan and the horror film Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship. In year 2020, she appeared in horror thriller movie- Durgamati, a remake of Telugu film Bhaagamathie, in movie she played the role of IAS officer. In 2021, she completed the shoot with Rajkummar Rao for Badhaai Do, a spiritual sequel to the 2018 comedy Badhaai Ho.
Bhumi’s top is 5 ft 4 inches and 163 centimeters and her weight 60 kgs. She is attractive with her brown eye colour and black hair colour. She has charming personality with lovely physique.
Her marital status is unmarried. It is rumour that she was in a relationship with actor Jackky Bhagnani but duo not accepted or denued their relationship.
Bhumi Pednekar Net Worth is $2 Million (Rs. 15 Crores). Her major sources of revenue are income receivable from acting in movies and brand endorsements. She charges Rs. 2 Crores per movie.