| hindi,telugu | New Delhi, India
Huma Qureshi is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi cinema. She worked as a theatre actor and model before beginning her film career. After starring in several theatrical productions, Qureshi moved to Mumbai and signed a two-year contract with Hindustan Unilever to appear in television commercials. During the shoot of a Samsung mobile commercial, Anurag Kashyap noticed her acting ability and signed her for his films.
Qureshi made her acting debut with a supporting role in the 2012 crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 and Part 2, a box-office hit. Her performance in the film garnered critical appreciation and earned her nominations at Filmfare Awards for Best Female Debut and Best Supporting Actress. The same year she played the lead female role in Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, a romantic drama that proved to be a critical and commercial success. She achieved further success for her leading roles in the 2013 supernatural thriller Ek Thi Daayan, dramedy Shorts, spy thriller D Day and the 2014 black comedy Dedh Ishqiya
In addition to acting in films, Qureshi is active in humanitarian work, has a number of endorsement deals and is regarded as one of the most promising contemporary actresses in India.
New Delhi, India
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