Bhumi Pednekar: Making any positive impact is a source of pride and inspiration to do socially relevant films Hindi Movie News – Times of India

Bhumi PednekarRicha, who will next be seen in Sudhir Mishra’s ‘Afwah’ releasing tomorrow, made her Bollywood debut with Dum Lagake Haisha opposite Ayushmann Khurrana about 7 years ago. The actress is known for carving a niche for herself in the Indian film industry by playing roles that challenge social norms and address issues.
running on FICCI FRAMES In 2023, Bhumi spoke at length about her experience working in films such as Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, which highlighted the importance of sanitation and hygiene in rural India, and Dum Laga Ke HaishaWhich broke many social stereotypes.
During the conversation, Bhumi emphasized on the role of cinema in bringing about social change and how it has the power to shape public opinion and drive social reform. “I realized the power of cinema and how it can affect a large number of people,” he said when asked what impact his films have made. He also spoke about how the release of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha made a lot of difference in the rural areas of India when the film was widely screened in the villages of India. Cinema effected a change that laws might not have been able to.
When asked about her choice of socially relevant films, Bhumi said that taking up such socially relevant skills is no coincidence. It is in his nature to give back to the society and effect social change through his art and immense love for the country and its culture. Hence, making any positive impact is a source of pride and inspiration to do socially relevant films. When asked which genre would she like to explore, Bhumi said, “I feel I haven’t tapped into action and I would love to channelize my badass energy into it.”