Bhumika Chawla Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki
Bhumika Chawla (born Rachna Chawla on 21 August 1978) is an Indian actress and a former model. She made her film debut in the Telugu film Yuvakudu (2000) and has since then worked in various Indian film industries and appeared in over thirty films in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Bhojpuri, and Punjabi. Her notable performances include Badri (2001), Kushi (2001), Okkadu (2003), Tere Naam (2003), Missamma (2003), Sillunu Oru Kaadhal (2006), Gandhi, My Father (2007), Anasuya (2007) and Buddy (2013). Bhumika Chawla began her acting career in the Telugu film industry, by acting in the film Yuvakudu which released in the year 2000, alongside actor Sumanth.
Her next movie was Kushi, in which she was paired opposite Pawan Kalyan and it was a commercially successful movie, after which she acted in several films in Telugu, including Simhadri opposite Jr. NTR, which was a runaway hit and Okkadu starring opposite Mahesh Babu and this movie was of the year’s highest grosser in the Telugu film industry. She made her debut in the Tamil film industry, with the film Badri in 2001 starring opposite star actor Vijay.
Bhumika Chawla Family
Parents: She was born to Colonel A S, an army officer, and Bali Chawla.
Brother: She has an elder brother, an army officer.
Sister: She has an elder sister.
Husband and son: Bhumika Chawla dated noted Yoga instructor Bharat Thakur for four years before marrying him on 21st October 2007 in a Gurdwara. She used to attend Yoga courses for keeping her physical and mental fitness. The couple gave birth to a son in February 2014.
Bhumika Chawla Bio
Real Name: Rachna Chawla
Famous Role: Nirjara (Tere Naam)
Bhumika Chawla Physical Stats & More
Height: in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
Weight: in Kilograms- 57 kg
in Pounds- 126 lbs
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
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Bhumika Chawla Age, Personal Life
Date of Birth: 21 August 1978
Age: (as in 2017) 39 Years
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Leo
Hometown: New Delhi, India
School: Not Known
College: Not Known
Educational Qualifications: Not Known
Debut Film Debut: Yuvakudu (2000)
Controversies: Not Known
Bhumika Chawla Favourite Things
Favourite Food: Rajma chawal
Favourite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Actor: Madhuri Dixit
Money Factor: Salary (approx.) Not Known
Bhumika Chawla Movies/Career
Chawla started off her film career in the Telugu film industry, starring in the feature film Yuvakudu (2000) alongside actor Sumanth. Her second release, Kushi (2001), in which she starred opposite Pawan Kalyan was a box office success, winning her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu following which she acted in several films in Telugu, including Okkadu (2003) opposite Mahesh Babu and Simhadri (2003) opposite Jr. NTR, which became two of the year’s highest grossers in Telugu.
Meanwhile, she made her debut in the Tamil film industry as well, starring in the film Badri (2001) opposite actor Vijay, which was followed by her second Tamil film Roja Kootam (2002). Her performance in Missamma (2003), as a businesswoman with cancer, was applauded. She was nominated for the Filmfare award for Best Actress – Telugu and won the Nandi Award for Best Actress.
After a number of critically and commercially successful films in the South, Chawla starred in her first Bollywood film, Tere Naam (2003), alongside Salman Khan. The film was one of the year’s highest grossers. It was a critical success and her performance in the film won her many positive notices as well as several nominations for Best Debut at different award ceremonies. She was nominated for her first Filmfare Best Actress Award and won the Best Debut trophy at the Zee Cine Awards ceremony.
Subsequently, she got to star in a number of Hindi films as Run (2004), a remake of the same-named Tamil film, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa (2004), again opposite Salman Khan, Silsilay (2005) and Dil Jo Bhi Kahey… (2005) alongside Amitabh Bachchan. She returned to Telugu, acting in the films Naa Autograph (2004) (a remake of the Tamil film Autograph) and Jai Chiranjeeva, alongside Chiranjeevi and Sameera Reddy.
While Chawla’s performance in the former won her accolades and the CineMAA Jury Award for Best Actress, the latter went to become a super hit film.
In 2006, Chawla appeared in the Tamil film Sillunu Oru Kaadhal, alongside real-life couple Surya and Jyothika which became a big hit worldwide, while playing a vital role in the Hindi film Family – Ties of Blood, in which she shared screen space with Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar, and starring in the Telugu fantasy film, Mayabazar.
Following this, she acted in the Hindi film Gandhi, My Father as Gulab Gandhi and played the title roles in the Telugu films Sathyabhama, in which she played a woman who has Short-term memory loss, and Anasuya, a crime thriller, and in the Bhojpuri film, Gangotri (2007 film), a sequel to the successful 2006 Bhojpuri film Ganga, acting again alongside Amitabh Bachchan. Her performance in Anasuya (2007), as an Investigative journalist who covers the case of a serial killer, received critical acclaim. She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu and won the Santosham Best Actress Award.
In 2008, she made her debut in the Punjabi film industry, starring in Yaariyan, opposite Gurdas Maan, following which she debuted in Malayalam as well, starring in Bhramaram alongside Mohanlal. Currently, she is working on half-a-dozen films in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi, which include Thangar Bachan’s Kalavadiya Pozhudugal opposite Prabhu Deva in Tamil, Yagam alongside Navdeep and Sathyaraj in Telugu and Classmates, a remake of the 2006 Malayalam film, in Hindi.
Bhumika Chawla Net Worth
Chawla has won the several awards such as Filmfare Award, Zee Cine Award, Nandi Special Jury Award. Back in 2017, net worth is to be around $2,50,000. Thus, there is no doubt her net worth will go higher in coming days.
Year Film Role Language Notes
2000 Yuvakudu Sindhu Telugu
2001 Badri Janaki (Jaanu) Tamil
Kushi Madhumitha / Khushi Telugu Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
Snehamante Idera Yuvrani Padmini Telugu
2002 Roja Kootam Mano Tamil
Vasu Divya Telugu
2003 Okkadu Swapna Reddy Telugu
Missamma Meghana Telugu Nandi Award for Best Actress
Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
Simhadri Indu Telugu
Tere Naam Nirjara Bharadwaj Hindi Zee Cine Award Best Female Debut
Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Nominated – Apsara Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated – Screen Award for Best Actress
Aadanthe Ado Type Telugu Special appearance
2004 Run Jhanvi Choudhry Hindi
Samba Nandu Telugu
Naa Autograph Divya Telugu CineMAA Award for Best Actress
Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa Dhani Hindi
2005 Silsiilay Zia Rao Hindi
Dil Jo Bhi Kahey… Dr. Gayarti Pandey Hindi
Jai Chiranjeeva Neelima Telugu Vamsee Award for Best Actress
2006 Sillunu Oru Kaadhal Ishwarya Tamil
Family Dr. Kavita Hindi
Mayabazaar Anupama Telugu Vamsee Award for Best Actress
2007 Gandhi, My Father Gulab Gandhi Hindi
Sathyabhama Sathyabhama Telugu Nandi Special Jury Award
Vamsee Award for Best Actress
Gangotri Gangotri Bhojpuri
Anasuya Anasuya Telugu Santosham Best Actress Award
Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
Vamsee Award for Best Actress
2008 Swagatam Vidhya KK Telugu
Mallepuvvu Malleshwari “Malli” Kanneganti Telugu
Yaariyan Simran Punjabi
2009 Bhramaram Jaya Malayalam
Naa Style Veru Parvati Telugu
Amaravathi Amaravathi Telugu
2010 Yagam Nandini Telugu
Thakita Thakita Professor Telugu Also producer
Collector Gaari Bharya Indira Gautam Telugu
2011 Siruthai Rathnavel Pandian’s wife (in portrait) Tamil
2012 Godfather Kannada Special appearance
2013 Buddy Padma Malayalam
Chithirayil Nilachoru Tamil
2014 Laddu Babu Madhuri Telugu
April Fool Swapna Telugu
2015 Luv U Alia Bhoomi Kannada Telugu
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Jayanti Gupta (Dhoni’s Sister) Hindi
2017 Middle Class Abbayi Jyothi Telugu Zee Apsara Award for Best Supporting Actress
SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu
Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu
Nominated – Vendithera Awards for Best Supporting Actress
Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal Jayanthi Tamil
2018 U Turn Maya Tamil Bilingual Telugu
Savyasachi Siri Telugu
2019 Khamoshi Mrs. Desai Hindi
Kolaiyuthir Kaalam Mrs. Sawant Tamil
Kannai Nambathey TBA Tamil Filming
Bhram TBA Hindi Web series on ZEE5
2019 Balakrishna’s TBA Telugu Filming
Untitled 105th film
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2001 Kushi Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu Won
2003 Missamma Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
2003 Missamma Nandi Award for Best Actress Won
2003 Tere Naam Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut Won
2003 Tere Naam Filmfare Award for Best Actress Nominated
2003 Tere Naam Star Screen Award for Best Actress Nominated
2007 Sathyabhama Nandi Special Jury Award Won
2017 MCA Zee Telugu Apsara Awards 2018 for Best Supporting Actress Won
2018 MCA Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu Nominated
2018 MCA SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) Won
Some Known Facts About Bhumika
- Does Bhumika Chawla smoke?: No
- Does Bhumika Chawla drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Bhumika spent her earlier life in Delhi but later shifted to Mumbai to learn acting and did modeling at the beginning.
- She belongs to a Punjabi family background.
- She is a fine poet and has written more than 100 poems.
- After a gap of 9 years, she made her Bollywood comeback in 2016 with MS Dhoni‘s biopic M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story as Sushant Singh Rajput‘s elder sister.