Bhumi Pednekar Says She Was Traumatized When She First Met Akshay Kumar

Avya Sharma , 25 Jan 2021
Bhumi Pednekar | (Source: Instagram | @mitalivakil)
Bhumi Pednekar | (Source: Instagram | @mitalivakil)

Bhumi Pednekar made her Bollywood debut in 2015 with Dum Laga Ke Haisha which also starred Ayushmann Khurrana. The actress hasn’t looked back since then. The versatile went on to work in films like Sonchiriya, Bala, Shubh Mangal Savdhaan, Toilet: Ek Prem Khatha among others.

In a candid conversation with Kareena Kapoor Khan on her show What Women Want, Bhumi Pednekar admitted that when she met Akshay Kumar for the first time, she was extremely intimidated. She recalls carrying a protein shake that day and Akshay Kumar lectured her on how her generation doesn’t value their health. He went on to tell her that she won’t survive for long if she takes these synthetic things and that really traumatized her. Bhumi also opened up about how Akshay went on to become her favourite co-star saying, “He’s just a blast to work with. He’s all about happy vibes and maze se shoot karo”.

Watch the entire episode here—

On the professional front, Bhumi was last seen in Durgamati helmed by G.Ashok. She is currently shooting for Badhaai Do. The family drama which is a sequel to the 2018 superhit film Badhaai Ho starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Neena Gupta, Sanya Malhotra, Gajraj Rao, and Sureka Sikri will also feature Rajkummar Rao in the lead role.

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