Bhumi Pednekar has been a part of Bollywood since 2015. The actor entered the Indian film industry with the movie Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Her roles in various movies are well-loved and appreciated by the audience. Here are some of the most interesting roles that the actor played during her time in Bollywood.
The movie Dum Laga Ke Haisha was the debut of Bhumi Pednekar in Bollywood. The movie was released in 2015 and was directed by Sharat Katariya. Bhumi plays the role of Sandhya, who is an oversized young woman. Sandhya is married off to Prem (Ayushmann Khurrana), much to the dismay of Prem. Bhumi reportedly gained around 30 kgs of weight for this movie.
Bhumi Pednekar starred alongside Akshay Kumar in Toilet- Ek Prem Katha. The movie was released in 2017 and was directed by Shree Narayan Singh. The movie focuses on the importance of toilets in each household. Bhumi plays the character of Jaya, who is a very strong-minded female. She threatens her husband with divorce if there is no toilet installed at their home.
Shubh Mangal Saavdhan is a remake of a Tamil movie Kalyana Samayal Saadham. The movie stars Ayushmann Khurrana as Mudit, a man who is suffering from erectile dysfunction. Bhumi Pednekar plays the role of his love interest Sugandha who, even after knowing Mudit’s condition, still supports him throughout. Her character sends out the message of how to support your love no matter what.
Lust Stories is a movie by Netflix. It includes four short stories of various people. The movie explores the themes of love, relationships and intimacy. The movie was directed by 2018. Bhumi Pednekar plays the role of a maid named Sudha who works at Neil Bhoopalam’s character Ajit’s home.
Bhumi Pednekar has two upcoming movies in her kitty. She will be seen alongside Taapsee Pannu in the movie Saand Ki Aankh playing the character of Chandro Tomar, one of the world’s oldest sharpshooters. She will also be seen in the movie Bala with Ayushmann Khurrana and Yami Gautam. Here are the trailers of the two movies.
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