From her debut film, Dum Lagake Haisha to Toilet-Ek PRem Katha and Shubh Mangal Savdhaan, Bhumi Pednekar has taken the unconventional route in her career, breaking stereotypes and establishing her identity as an actress. In a recent interview, the actress said that she loved taking up challenges in life and hailed from a family where open discussions about varied topics were the norm, “My mom always encouraged me to follow my heart and do what I think is right. And I am glad that I am getting to do such profound roles so early in my career,” she said.
“It will be a take on breaking boundaries as a woman in the industry that has welcomed me with open arms for who I am.” – Bhumi Pednekar
The talented actress has now been invited to conduct a Master Class in the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on ‘Breaking Stereotypes: Comparison of women in Indian cinema from past to present’, wherein she will speak on how the new generation of actors and filmmakers are challenging the stereotypical representation of women in Indian cinema. The actress is all excited about this development, “It’s a privilege to have been invited to conduct a Master Class at IFFI. My journey in movies has just begun and I’m thankful to the audiences for accepting me and showering me with all this love. All I can say is people need to expect my Master Class to be a fun session. It will be a take on breaking boundaries as a woman in the industry that has welcomed me with open arms for who I am.”