Bhumi Pednekar once used to sweep floor, make tea at another actress' house; read her story
First Published 1, Oct 2020, 12:02 PM
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare star Bhumi Pednekar used to sweep the floor of actress Seema Pahwa's house and make tea for her to make a living for a month.
Bhumi Pednekar was recently seen in Netflix's film Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare alongside Konkona Sen Sharma, Vikrant Massey and Amol Parashar. She has been now a household name and is counted young talented actors of this generation.
But did you know, Bhumi used to sweep the floor of actress Seema Pahwa's house and make tea for her for a month? In a chat show, speaking to Neha Dhupia, Bhumi revealed that for her debut movie Dum Laga Ke Haisha she did in a month training under Seema Pahwa's guidance.
Bhumi shared, "For this one, Seema Pahwa, who is such a brilliant actor, she played my mother in the film and we worked a lot together. So, it's like the holy trinity - Ayushmann, me and her. Whenever we get together, mostly our films work, the luck has been very good so far."
Bhumi further added, "She was training me and the first day I met her she's like 'Kal Salwar kameez pehenke mere ghar aa jana'. I reached her house and voh mujhse jhadu karwa rahi he, chai banwa rahi he. For a month, I have cleaned her house. For a month! I kind of realized okay this is what real life is, until now I was living in a bubble, I need to kind of get out of my shield and experience life. And she gave me that opportunity."
Both Bhumi and Seema have worked together in three Hindi films- Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan and Bala. And all these films did excellent at the box office, also broke the prevalent stereotypes of society.
Her next projects are Durgavati, which is a Hindi remake of Telugu horror film Bhaagamathie and Karan Johar's Takht.