Bhumi Padnekar is known for her strong acting and an eye for unusual roles. She worked as a casting director for six years before joining the film industry. Bhumi Pednekar’s debut film ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ with Ayushman Khurrana was not only a commercial success but Bhumi’s role as a girl suffering from obesity was greatly appreciated. Bhumi Pednekar has the ability to completely mold herself into the character. She was a completely different person in “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ with Akshay Kumar. Bhumi Pednekear not only lost lots of weight but also portrayed a completely different character.
She will soon be seen in her upcoming film ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ which is releasing on Dewali October 25th, 2019. This film is a biopic where Bhumi is playing the role of a headstrong woman Chandro Tomar who was a sharpshooter. She recently posted a picture on her Instagram where she could be seen as an old woman in the character with the real-life Chandro Tomar. Bhumi Pednekar also penned down a heartfelt note for her role and the film.
‘Chandro Tomar! I remember the 1st time I was offered this film. I was like how will we ever pull it off.Will we be able to do justice to it and their epic story. And now I can proudly say @tusharhiranandani this is been the most special film of my career.Playing @shooterdadiofficial has been life changing. Thank you team #SaandKiAankh and my bebe @taapsee @shooterdadi for making this journey so memorable.’
‘Saand Ki Aankh’ is directed by Anurag Kashyap and is a project of Reliance Entertainment. In this film, the main actors are Bhumi Pednekar, Tapsee Pannu and Prakash Jha. The real-life characters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar who are two sharpshooters from Uttar Pradesh broke the stereotypes for the women around them in the conservative society. While their achievements are well-known, their struggle is not known to the world. ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ intends to showcase their struggle to the world.