Huma Qureshi is a famous Indian movie actress and model, who has received three Filmfare Award nominations. Huma made her movie debut with a supporting role in the two-part crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012. Her performance in the movie earned her several nominations, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the Best Supporting Actress.

That same year, she performed the lead female role in the romance movie Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana and followed it with a role in Ek Thi Daayan. She portrayed protagonists in the anthological Shorts in 2013, the black comedy Dedh Ishqiya in 2014, the revenge drama Badlapur in 2015 alongside Varun Dhawan and Yami Gautam, the Marathi road drama Highway in 2015 alongside Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda, and featured briefly in the collaborative film X: Past Is Present in 2015.

Huma Qureshi

Huma Qureshi

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  3.1 BIO

  3.2 Physical Appearance

  3.3 Favorite Things

  3.4 Boys, Affairs & More

  3.5 Money Factor




 6.1 Some Other Facts


family of Huma Qureshi

Huma Qureshi family

Huma was born in New Delhi, India. She belongs to a Muslim family. Her father is a  restaurateur who runs a chain of restaurants (Saleem’s). She has 3 brothers, including actor Saqib Saleem. When she was a child, Huma Qureshi family relocated to Kalkaji, South Delhi. 

Date of Birth: 28 July 1986

Birth Place: New Delhi, India

Father’s Name: Saleem Qureshi

Mother’s Name: Ameena Qureshi

Sister’s Name: None

Brother’s Name: Saqib Saleem, Naeem Qureshi, and Haseen Qureshi


Debut Movie

Debut Movie      Image source:

Huma Qureshi completed her bachelor’s in History with honours from Gargi College of Delhi University. N. K Sharma was her mentor and acting teacher, who made her realized that she could act, she learned initial knowledge of acting from him during her theatre days. She has worked with many NGOs and assisted a documentary filmmaker.

Huma made her feature movie debut with a supporting role two-part crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 (2012), directed by Anurag Kashyap and assistant director Vicky Kaushal, where she was cast as the supportive wife of a criminal alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Huma also appeared as a prostitute in Sriram Raghavan’s crime thriller movie Badlapur, alongside Varun Dhawan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

She also worked in Tamil, Malayalam and Marathi movies.

College: Gargi College, Delhi University

Debut Movie:– Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 in 2012


Huma with her brother

Huma with her brother


Real Name: Huma Saleem Qureshi

Zodiac sign: Leo

Profession: Actress and Model

Year Active: 2012–present

Religion: Islam

Hobbies: Reading autobiographies and biographies, Swimming

Nationality: Indian


Age: 31 Years

Height:  in centimeters- 170 cm, in meters- 1.70 m, and in feet inches– 5’7”
Weight: in kilograms- 62 kg
                  in pounds- 137 lbs

Figure Measurements: 36-28-35

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Black


Favorite Food: Shami Kababs, Biryani, Malai Tikkas, Afghani/Methi/Achari Chicken, Jalebi, Gajar Ka Halwa, Kheer Kadam, Sushi, Galouti, Mishti Doi, Walnut pie and Rabri

Actor: Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan

Actress: Kajol

Bollywood Films: Om Shanti Om (2007) and Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

Hollywood Films: Titanic (1997), Harry Met Sally (1989), and Blue Valentine (2010)

Favorite Fashion Brand: Zara

Director: Rajkumar Hirani and Martin Scorsese

Perfume: Daisy by Marc Jacob

Favourite Restaurants: Saleem’s Restaurants

Destination: Bali

Boys, Affairs & More

Marital Status: Unmarried

Affairs/BoyFriend: Manoj Tanwar in 2007

                                       Ibrahim Ansari in 2008

                                      Arjan Bajwa (Actor)

Car Collection: Land Rover Freelander

Money Factor

Salary (approx): 2-3 Crore/film (INR)

Net Worth (approx): $3 million


Ek thi daayan

Ek Thi daayan

2012Both Part 1 & 2 of Gangs of WasseypurMohsinaAnurag Kashyap
2012TrishnaHerselfMichael Winterbottom
2012Luv Shuv Tey Chicken KhuranaHarmanSameer Sharma
2012Upanishad Ganga ( TV series)Pundalik’s wife Nati Hussaini
2013Ek Thi DaayanTamaraKannan Iyer
2013ShortsSujataRobert Rodriguez
2013D-DayZoya RehmanNikkhil Advani
2014Dedh IshqiyaMuniyaAbhishek Chaubey
2015BadlapurJhimliSriram Raghavan
2015HighwayMahalakshmiImtiaz Ali
2015X: Past Is PresentVeenaMultiple
2016White (Malayalam)Roshni MenonUday Ananthan
2016Tumhe Dillagi (Music Video)   ——    ——
2017Ek Dopahar (Short Film)RainaSwati Srivastav
2017Jolly LLB 2Pushpa PandeySubhash Kapoor
2017Viceroy’s House (English)AaliaGurinder Chadha
2017Dobaara: See Your EvilNatasha MerchantPrawaal Raman
2018Kaala (Tamil)ZareenaPa. Ranjith


Huma Qureshi

Huma Qureshi                               Image Source:

2012Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 AND

Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2

BIG Star Entertainment Awards,

South African Film and Television Awards,

South Asian Rising Star Film Awards

Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut—Female

Debut Actor of the Year—Female

Best Supporting Actress

2013ShortsIndian Film Festival of Los AngelesSpecial Mention
2014Dedh IshqiyaStardust AwardsBreakthrough Supporting Performance—Female



Upcoming Movie: No

Hometown: New Delhi, India

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Samsung Launch event

Samsung Launch event

Some Other Facts of Huma Qureshi

  • Her father is a Delhite, and her mother is Kashmiri.
  • She got her first modeling break in 2010 with the Samsung mobile advertisement with Aamir Khan, which is shot by Anurag Kashyap in Panchgani.
  • She does yoga for about half an hour daily.
  • Huma loves shopping and says it drives all her tension away.
  • She says that health is a real gift from God and does not emphasize on size zero.
  • If she was not an actress, she would have been a chef or a restaurant owner.

Hence, That’s all Huma Qureshi. She is a very talented actress.

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