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Bhumika Chawla Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Husband: Bharat Thakur
Age: 45 Years
Hometown: New Delhi

Bhumika Chawla

Bio/Wiki
Real nameRachna Chawla [1]Mid-Day
NicknameGudiya [2]Instagram – Bhumika Chawla
Profession(s)Actor, Poet
Famous RoleNirjara Bharadwaj in the Hindi film Tere Naam (2003)
Bhumika Chawla as Nirjara in Tere Naam
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutTV (Hindi): Hip Hip Hurray (1998) as Meera; aired on Zee TV
Bhumika Chawla in Hip Hip Hurray
Film (Telugu): Yuvakudu (2000) as Sindhu
Yuvakudu
Film (Tamil): Badri (2001) as Janaki
Badri
Film (Hindi): Tere Naam (2003) as Nirjara Bharadwaj
Tere Naam
Film (Bhojpuri): Gangotri (2007) as Gangotri
Gangotri
Film (Punjabi): Yaariyan (2008) as Simran
Yaariyan
Film (Malayalam): Bhramaram (2009) as Jaya
Bhramaram
Film (Kannada): Godfather (2012) in a special appearance
Godfather
Web Series (Hindi): Bhram (2019) as Ankita Paul; streamed on Zee5
Bhumika Chawla in Bhram
Awards2001: Filmfare Award for Best Actress-Telugu for Kushi
2003: Nandi Award for Best Actress for the Telugu film Missamma
2003: Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut for the Hindi film Tere Naam
Bhumika Chawla receiving Zee Cine Best Debut Female Award
2007: Santosham Film Award for Best Actress for the Telugu film Anasuya
2007: Nandi Special Jury Award for the Telugu film Sathyabhama
2017: Zee Telugu Apsara Award for Best Supporting Actress for the Telugu film Middle Class Abbayi
Bhumika Chawla with her Zee Apsara Award
2018: SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actress (Telugu) for the Telugu film Middle Class Abbayi
Bhumika Chawla with her SIIMA award
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 August 1978 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 45 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Zodiac signLeo
AutographBhumika Chawla's autograph
NationalityIndian
HometownNew Delhi
EthnicityPunjabi [3]Just For Women
ControversyMMS Went Viral
A video named Bhumika Chawla MMS went viral on social media in 2011. However, when Bhumika's friends were asked about the video, they called it fake. [4]The Siasat Daily
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsBharat Thakur (yoga teacher and founder of Artistic Yoga)
Marriage Date21 October 2007
Bhumika Chawla's wedding picture
Marriage PlaceGuru Nanak Dev Gurudwara at Deolali Camp, Nashik, Mumbai
Family
Husband/SpouseBharat Thakur
Bhumika Chawla with her husband
ChildrenSon- Yash Thakur
Bhumika Chawla and her son
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Col. Ajitsingh Chawla (served in the Indian Army)
Bhumika Chawla with her father
Mother- Bali Chawla
Bhumika Chawla with her mother
SiblingsHer elder brother serves in the Indian Army. She has an elder sister.
Bhumika Chawla's brother

Bhumika Chawla with her sister

Bhumika Chawla

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhumika Chawla

  • Bhumika Chawla is an Indian actress and poet. She has worked in films of various languages like Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi. In 2003, she came into the limelight with the Hindi film ‘Tere Naam’ as Nirjara Bharadwaj.
  • She was brought up in Delhi.

    Bhumika Chawla's childhood picture with her mother

    Bhumika Chawla’s childhood picture with her mother

  • While studying in school, she participated in various dance competitions and stage plays.

    Bhumika Chawla while she was in class 10

    Bhumika Chawla while she was in class 10

  • She became the first runner-up in the 1994 beauty contest May Queen Ball.

    Bhumika Chawla in May Queen Ball 1994

    Bhumika Chawla in May Queen Ball 1994

  • Her first photoshoot was in 1998 with the Indian celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani.

    Bhumika Chawla in Daboo Ratnani's photoshoot in 1998

    Bhumika Chawla in Daboo Ratnani’s photoshoot in 1998

  • Bhumika has appeared in TV commercials for brands like Pond’s, Joyalukkas, Mangaldeep, and Nihar Shanti Amla Badam Hair Oil. 

  • She appeared in the 1999 Star Plus TV serial ‘Star Best Sellers – Fursat Mein.’

    Bhumika Chawla in Star Best Sellers - Fursat Mein

    Bhumika Chawla in Star Best Sellers – Fursat Mein

  • She has acted in various Telugu films such as ‘Kushi’ (2001), ‘Missamma’ (2003), ‘Naa Autograph’ (2004), ‘Collector Gari Bharya’ (2010), ‘Seetimaarr’ (2021), and ‘Sita Ramam’ (2022).

    Collector Gari Bharya

    Collector Gari Bharya

  • Some of her Tamil films as an actor are ‘Roja Kootam’ (2002), ‘Sillunu Oru Kaadhal’ (2006), ‘Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal’ (2017), ‘Kolaiyuthir Kaalam’ (2019), and ‘Kannai Nambathey’ (2023).

    Roja Kootam

    Roja Kootam

  • Bhumika has also acted in a few Hindi films such as ‘Run’ (2004), ‘Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa’ (2004), ‘Gandhi, My Father’ (2007), ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ (2016), and ‘Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan’ (2023).

    Bhumika Chawla in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

    Bhumika Chawla in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

  • She worked as a producer in the 2010 Telugu film ‘Thakita Thakita.’

    Thakita Thakita

    Thakita Thakita

  • She was featured in the Hindi music video ‘Maahiya’ (2011) by Adnan Sami.

    Maahiya song

    Maahiya song

  • In 2013, she acted in the Malayalam film ‘Buddy,’ and in 2015, she did a Kannada film ‘Luv U Alia.’

    Luv U Alia

    Luv U Alia

  • Apart from being an actor and producer, she is also a poet. She has written more than 60 poems, based on her life’s incidents.
  • She enjoys writing poems, doing adventure sports, and painting in her leisure time.

    Painting made by Bhumika Chawla

    Painting made by Bhumika Chawla

  • She often consumes white wine at parties and events.

    Bhumika Chawla holding a glass of wine

    Bhumika Chawla holding a glass of wine

  • In an interview, she shared that she had been practising yoga regularly for many years.