Bhumika Chawla

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Bhumika Chawla (born Rachna Chawla; 21 August 1978[1]) is an Indian actress and a former model known for her work predominantly in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil films. She made her film debut in the Telugu film Yuvakudu (2000) and has since then worked in over fifty films in various Indian languages.

Bhumika Chawla
Bhumika Chawla at Bharat Thakurs art exhibition (06) (cropped).jpg
Chawla in 2017
Born
Rachna Chawla

(1978-08-21) August 21, 1978 (age 43)[2]
Other namesBhoomika
OccupationActress, former model
Years active2000 - present
Spouse(s)Bharath Thakur (m. 2007)
Children1


Her notable performances include appearances in films such as Kushi (2001), Okkadu (2003), Tere Naam (2003), Missamma (2003), Sillunu Oru Kaadhal (2006), Gandhi, My Father (2007), Anasuya (2007), Buddy (2013), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016 ), MCA (2017), and U Turn (2018). She has won four Nandi Awards,[3] one Filmfare Awards South,[4][5] one SIIMA award,[6][7] one Zee Cine award, and one Zee Apsara award.

Early life[change | change source]

Chawla was born in a Punjabi family in New Delhi, India and completed her schooling there. Her father is a retired Army officer. Bhumika has two siblings, an elder brother and sister.

She moved to Mumbai in 1997 and started her career with Ad films and Hindi music video albums. She appeared in the Zee TV series Hip Hip Hurray and Star Best Sellers - Fursat Mein.

Personal life[change | change source]

Chawla married her long-time boyfriend and yoga teacher Bharat Thakur on 21 October 2007 at Devlali, Nashik in a Gurdwara.[8] She went regularly to Thakur's courses and is said to have dated him for four years before marrying him.[9] The couple has a son born in February 2014.[10][11]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Welcome To Bhumika Chawla Website". web.archive.org. 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20150325205212/http://bhumikachawla.co.in/AboutfBhumika
  3. "Nandi awards 2007 announced - Telugu cinema news". www.idlebrain.com. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  4. "Nuvvu Nenu wins 4 Filmfare awards - Times Of India". web.archive.org. 2012-09-21. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  5. "49th Annual Filmfare Awards - South". archive.ph. 2013-07-10. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  6. Movies, Rediff. "PIX: Shriya, Hansika shine at the SIIMA awards". Rediff. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  7. "SIIMA 2018 Winners List For Telugu Movies". Sakshi Post. 2018-09-16. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  8. "Bhumika Chawla weds yoga guru Bharat". web.archive.org. 2009-01-24. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  9. "Bhumika weds Bharath on Oct 25 th". archive.ph. 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  10. "Bhumika delivered a baby boy - Bhumika Chawla- Laddu Babu- Allari Naresh- Ravi Babu- Misama- Khushi | Cinemalead.com |". web.archive.org. 2014-03-03. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  11. Movies, iQlik. "Actress Bhumika Chawla blessed with a baby boy". iQlikmovies. Retrieved 2021-06-21.