|Bhumika Chawla Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||August 21, 1978|
Bhumika Chawla is an Indian actress and a former model who started her career with ad films and Hindi music video albums. She has worked mainly in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil films and made her Bollywood debut as Nirjara Bharadwaj in the 2003 romantic drama film, Tere Naam, co-starring opposite Salman Khan. Some of the films she has worked on include Kushi, U Turn, MCA, Anasuya, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Missamma, Sillunu Oru Kaadhal, Buddy, Luv U Alia, Bhram, Khamoshi, Collector Gari Bharya, Yaariyan, Dil Jo Bhi Kahey…, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa, Run, Roja Kootam, and Gandhi, My Father.
New Delhi, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Bhumika Chawla completed her school education in New Delhi.
- Father – He is a retired Army officer.
- Mother – Bali Chawla
- Siblings – Bhumika has an older brother and an older sister.
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Bhumika Chawla has dated –
- Bharath Thakur (2003-Present) – She started dating her yoga teacher Bharat Thakur in the year 2003 and the duo got married on October 21, 2007, at Devlali, Nashik in a Gurdwara. They have been blessed with a son who was born in February 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
Bhumika Chawla is of Punjabi descent.
She has done endorsement work for brands like Ponds.
Bhumika Chawla Facts
- She shifted to Mumbai in 1997.
- In 2000, Bhumika made her film debut as Sindhu in the Telugu romantic drama titled Yuvakudu (English: Young Man).
- She brought to life the character of Madhumati in the 2001 Telugu-language romantic comedy film, Kushi. This role won her a Filmfare Award for “Best Actress – Telugu”.
- For her performance in Tere Naam, Bhumika Chawla won the 2003 Zee Cine Award for “Best Female Debut” and was also nominated for Filmfare Award for “Best Actress” as well as Star Screen Award for “Best Actress”.
- She portrayed the character of Jayanti Gupta, Dhoni’s sister, in the 2016 Hindi-language biographical sports drama film, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, in which she co-starred alongside Sushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani, Kiara Advani, and Anupam Kher.
- Alongside Nani and Sai Pallavi, Bhumika Chawla co-starred as Jyothi, Nani’s sister-in-law and Warangal RTO officer, in the 2017 Telugu-language action comedy film, Middle Class Abbayi (also known as MCA). This performance won her a Zee Telugu Apsara Award for “Best Supporting Actress” and a SIIMA Award for “Best Supporting Actress (Telugu)” while she was also nominated for a Filmfare Award in the “Best Supporting Actress – Telugu” category.
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