Bhumika Chawla is a famous Indian film actress and model. She was born in New Delhi to a Punjabi family. Bhumika Chawla rose to fame in the Bollywood industry from the film Tere Naam. She debuted her career with Telugu film ‘Yuvakudu’ and then she portrayed various roles in many film industries such as Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Bhojpuri and Punjabi.
Check out more about Bhumika Chawla’s personal life and professional career from the article.
Bhumika Chawla Age
She was born on 21 August 1978 in a Delhi based Punjabi family. Bhumika Chawla’s age is 41 years. In addition, she follows the Sikhism religion.
Bhumika Chawla Wiki
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|Bhumika Chawla Wiki|
|Real Name||Rachna Chawla|
|Birthdate||21 August 1978|
|Religion | Caste||Punjabi, Sikhism|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Cooking, Art Work|
|Debut Appearance||In Telugu: Yuvakudu (2000) |
In Tamil: Badri (2001)
In Hindi: Tere Naam(2003)
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Height||5.6 in Feet|
1.6 in Meter
|Family Background, Sister, Education|
|Father Name||Colonel A S Chawla|
|Mother Name||Bali Chawla|
|Siblings Name||1 Brother|
|Born Place||New Delhi, India|
|Husband, Marriage, Boyfriend|
|Husband||Bharath Thakur(Yoga Teacher)|
|Social Media Accounts|
Bhumika Chawla Biography
Bhumika Chawla was born on 21 August 1978 in New Delhi, India. She belongs to a family of the Indian Army as his father was a Military officer. Because of her father’s posting in various places across the country, she saw much of India.
Bhumika completed her schooling from Delhi. Then she shifted to Mumbai by following her passion and started her acting career with commercial films and Hindi music video albums.
Bhumika’s first TV show was ‘HipHip Hurray’ which is aired on ZeeTv. After that, she got an offer from the Telugu film industry and debuted with the film ‘Yuvakudu’ in 2000.
Moreover, Bhumika got an actual breakthrough through Telugu film ‘Khushi’ for which was a mega-hit and she also received the Best Actress Award.
There are five members in Bhumika’s Family including her parents, two siblings and herself. Bhumika’s father’s name is Colonel A S Chawla who is an Army Officer and her mother’s name is Bali Chawla.
She has two siblings, a sister, and an elder brother. Bhumika’s brother is also a military officer.
Bhumika Chawla Husband, Marriage, and Children
Bhumika Chawla had a long time relationship with her boyfriend Bharath Thakur. She decided to marry him after dating for 4 years. Her marriage was held on 21 October 2007 at Devlali, Nashik in a Gurudwara.
Bhumika Chawla’s husband Bharath Thakur is a Yoga teacher by profession. He is also a yoga teacher of Bhumika and she went regularly to Bharat’s courses. In February 2014, the couple blessed with a son whose name is Yash.
Acting Career and Movies
In 2000, Chawla made her acting debut with film Yuvakudu alongside actor Sumanth. Her second film in 2001, ‘Khushi’ opposite Pawan Kalyan was a mega-hit and won many awards.
Subsequently, Bhumika acted in several films in Telugu, including Okkadu (2003) and Simhadri(2003). For the film Simhadri, she appeared opposite Jr.NTR which was the year’s highest grosser in Telugu cinema.
From 2004 to 2015, she did several other films such as Samba(2004), Na Autograph(2004), Jai Chiranjeeva(2005), Mayabazaar(2006), Sathyabhama(2007), Swagatam(2008), Amaravathi(2009), Yagam(2010), Laddu Bahu(2014), April Fool(2014) and Luv U Alia(2015).
In 2017, film Middle-Class Abbayiin which she acted as Jyothi was a big hit and won many awards.
During 2018 & 2019, Bhumika appeared in Telugu film ‘U-turn’ and ‘Ruler’ respectively.
Hindi Film Debut and Movies
In 2003, Bhumika made her debut in Hindi film with ‘Tere Naam’ alongside Salman Khan which was year’s highest grosser.
After that, she got a number of Hindi films such as Run(2004), Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha(2004), Silsiilay(2005), Family(2006), M.S.Dhoni(2016), Khamoshi(2019) & Bhram( 2019).
For the film M.S. Dhoni, Bhumika appeared as Jayanti Gupta, Dhoni’s sister along with Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, and Disha Patani.
Meanwhile, Bhumika’s Tamil debut film was Badri opposite actor Vijay in 2001. Then she acted in some Tamil movies like Roja Kootam(2002), Sillunu Oru Kaadhal(2006), Siruthai(2011) & Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal(2017).
In 2008, Bhumika debuted in the Punjabi film industry with the movie ‘Yaariyan’ opposite Gurdas Maan.
She also did one Bhojpuri movie ‘Gangotri(2007)’ and one Malayalam movie ‘Jaya(2009)’. As in 2019, she is working in several Tamil, Telugu and Hindi movies which is ready to release in 2020.
Awards & Achievements
Bhumika Chawla was nominated for several awards during her career and also won some for her excellent performance.
In 2001, Bhumika won Filmfare Award for Best Actress-Telugu for film Khushi. In 2003, Chawla received Nandi Awards for Best Actress for the movie Missamma.
She won Filmfare Award for Best Actress for Hindi film Tere Naam.
Bhumika was nominated in 2017, 2018 & 2019 for film MCA and won Zee Telugu Apsara Award-2017 & SIIMA award-2019 for Best Supporting Actress.
Some interesting facts about actress Bhumika Chawla
- Does Bhumika Chawla smoke? No
- Does Bhumika Chawla drink alcohol? Not Known
- Bhumika lived her childhood in Delhi and then she moved to Mumbai at a very young age for acting and modeling.
- When it comes to parenting, her mother is her Guru so Bhumika wants to instill her moral values into her son Yash.
- She likes to cook and read with his son Yash.
- Bhumika also likes to ride bikes and Artwork during leisure time.
- Her favorite actor is Amitabh Bachhan and her favorite actress is Madhuri Dixit.
- Bhumika is a very famous actress on social media and she likes to keep in touch with her fans on social accounts like Instagram(416.4K), Twitter(16.1K) & Facebook(67K).
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