Bhumi Pednekar is an Indian film actress. Pednekar made her acting debut in the title role of an overweight girlfriend in the 2015 company romantic comedy Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Her performance was acclaimed and she received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Pednekar rose to fame in 2017 by playing headstrong women in two commercially successful comedy-dramas, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. The latter earned her a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Actress.